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  • Anthem, Inc. to Acquire Beacon Health Options

    June 6, 2019

    Indianapolis – June 6, 2019 – Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) today announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Beacon Health Options (Beacon), the largest independently held behavioral health organization in the country. Beacon currently serves more than 36 million individuals across all 50 states, including nearly 3 million individuals under comprehensive…

    Beacon Health Options Gives the Gift of Warmth this Holiday Season

    January 4, 2019

    BOSTON – Jan. 4, 2019 – Winter weather can be unforgiving, and for too many veterans, men, women and children who are homeless, the weather can be life-threatening. To help those in need, Beacon Health Options (Beacon), a leading behavioral health management company, sponsored a holiday clothing drive. Through the company’s Beacon Gives Back program,…

    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 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…

    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…

    Beacon Health Options Names Thurman Justice as Chief Financial Officer

    July 10, 2018

    Beacon Health Options (Beacon) today announced that Thurman Justice has joined the national behavioral health management leader as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective July 9, 2018. As CFO, Mr. Justice leads all aspects of Beacon’s financial operations. He reports to Russell C. Petrella, Ph.D., Beacon’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Thurman…

    Beacon Health Options Sponsors NAMI Convention’s Welcome Center and Reminds Attendees: ‘Hope Knows a Place Here’

    June 27, 2018

    Beacon Health Options (Beacon) announced today its 17th annual sponsorship of the Welcome Center at the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) National Convention. The focus of the 2018 convention is “Live. Learn. Share hope.” To support the convention’s theme, the national leader in behavioral health management designed its Welcome Center and booth (#301) around…