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  • Beacon Health Options Awards Three-year Grant to Shatterproof to Build a Rating System for Addiction Treatment Programs

    December 19, 2018

    BOSTON – Dec. 19, 2018 – Beacon Health Options announced today that the company made a three-year grant to Shatterproof, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the devastation substance use disorder (SUD) causes families. The funding will be used to help build a rating system of SUD treatment programs nationwide so that the general…

    Beacon Health Options Responds to Alaska Earthquake

    December 18, 2018

    December 18, 2018 — In response to the magnitude 7 earthquake in Anchorage, Alaska, Beacon Health Options (Beacon) will be donating to the American Red Cross to help with continuing relief efforts in the affected region. Beacon has a long history of providing health solutions to over 63,000 Alaskans and many of our employees that…

    Beacon Supports Shatterproof

    December 17, 2018

    Shatterproof is a national non-profit organization working to end the devastation addiction causes families. Shatterproof’s advocacy efforts have helped 15 states pass legislation to broaden access to life-saving naloxone, strengthen prescription drug monitoring programs, and ensure prescriber practices align with CDC guidelines on opioid stewardship. How Beacon will support Shatterproof Beacon will provide Shatterproof a…

    Beacon Health Options Expands Access to Mental Health Care With Launch of Beacon Care Services

    November 26, 2018

    BOSTON – Nov. 26, 2018 – Beacon Health Options (Beacon), a leading behavioral health services company, today announced the launch of Beacon Care Services, which provides outpatient mental health therapy in locations, such as retail stores, that promise convenience, privacy and accessibility. This marks Beacon’s entry into the provider services market. The first Beacon Care…

    Beacon Health Options President and CEO Russell Petrella, Ph.D. on the Signing into Law of the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act

    October 25, 2018

    Beacon Health Options (Beacon), a leading managed behavioral health organization, applauds the passage of the landmark, bipartisan legislation, H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, which was signed into law Wednesday, Oct. 24. Americans in every corner of our country have been hit hard by our nation’s opioid crisis. The devastation of this…

    Military Families to Benefit from 6th Annual Beacon Health Options Charity Golf Outing

    October 11, 2018

    NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 11, 2018 – Beacon Health Options, a leader in behavioral health management, is pleased to announce it will host its sixth annual Charity Golf Outing on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the Bayville Golf Club in Virginia Beach. Proceeds from the outing will go to the National Military Family Association (NMFA), which provides…

    Arkansas PASSE

    August 23, 2018

    In addition to contracting with the Arkansas Department of Human Services for the past eight years to administer its behavioral health care delivery system, Beacon is an equity partner in Empower Healthcare Solutions (Empower), a Provider-led Arkansas Shared Savings Entity (PASSE). PASSE is Arkansas’ new model of care that addresses the overall health care needs…

    Georgia Collaborative ASO

    August 23, 2018

    The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) contracts with Beacon to provide administrative services in support of Georgia’s publicly-funded, behavioral health and intellectual and developmental disability (IDD) services system. The covered population includes adults and children who are eligible for fee-for-service Medicaid and those who are uninsured, as well as individuals with…

    Beacon Chief Growth Officer Christina Mainelli Featured in CIO Magazine About AI and its Benefits and Challenges Unique to Health Care

    August 9, 2018

    CIO Magazine recently featured Beacon Health Options Chief Growth Officer Christina Mainelli in the article, “How health care orgs are addressing AI challenges.” Artificial Intelligence (AI) is poised to revolutionize health care, and Beacon is helping to lead the way. Below is a link to the full article. CIO Magazine: How health care orgs are…

    MDLIVE and Beacon Health Options Partner to Bring Clients Trusted and Comprehensive Virtual Behavioral Health Services

    August 7, 2018

    SUNRISE, Fla. (Aug. 7, 2018) – MDLIVE Inc., which is focused on delivering high-quality, convenient, cost-effective virtual medical, dermatological, and behavioral health care, and Beacon Health Options (Beacon), the nation’s leading behavioral health services company, today announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership. Using the benefits of telemedicine, MDLIVE will augment Beacon’s behavioral…