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  • Beacon Health Options Achieves HITRUST and NIST

    July 31, 2019

    Certification Certified Status Demonstrates a Proven Cybersecurity Program Boston, July 30, 2019 – – Beacon Health Options, a leading behavioral health services company that serves approximately 40 million individuals across all 50 states, announced it has earned Certified status under the Health Information Trust Alliance’s (HITRUST) Common Security Framework (CSF) as well as the National…

    Anthem Behavioral Health Veteran Joins Beacon Health Options as Chief Medical Officer

    August 2, 2018

    BOSTON – August 2, 2018 – Beacon Health Options (Beacon), the nation’s leading behavioral health services company, announced today that Sherry Dubester, M.D., has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, effective immediately. In this role, she sets the roadmap and vision for Beacon’s clinical strategy and policy, as well as heads the…

    Beacon Health Options Congratulates Yale New Haven Health System on Winning the 2018 EASNA Corporate Award of Excellence

    May 30, 2018

    BOSTON – May 30, 2018 – Beacon Health Options (Beacon) congratulates its employee assistance program (EAP) client, Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS), for winning the 14th Annual Employee Assistance Society of North America (EASNA) Corporate Award of Excellence. This is the 10th time in 14 years that a Beacon client has received this award.…

    Beacon Health Options Raises Minimum Hourly Pay Rate to $15

    May 9, 2018

    BOSTON, May 9, 2018 – Beacon Health Options (Beacon), the nation’s premier behavioral health management company, today announced that, after a comprehensive review, it has raised its minimum hourly pay rate to $15 per hour. Beacon made the change as part of its ongoing effort to invest in employees and attract talent. In addition to…

    Beacon Health Options Premieres the Short Film Michael to Mark World Autism Month

    April 25, 2018

    BOSTON, April 25, 2018 – In recognition of World Autism Month, Beacon Health Options (Beacon), the nation’s premier behavioral health management company, is proud to share its short film, Michael. The film offers a window into the life of a 13-year-old boy with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other mental health conditions who benefits from…

    Beacon Health Options Awards More Than $66,000 in Behavioral Health Community Reinvestment Grants to Five Organizations Serving Skamania County

    April 24, 2018

    Grants Will Help Develop Non-traditional Pathways for Delivery of Prevention, Early Intervention and Crisis Services A total of $66,100 in Behavioral Health Community Reinvestment grants from Beacon Health Options will enable five local organizations to expand the role of volunteers and peers in the delivery of behavioral health services to Skamania County individuals and families.…

    Media Statement by Dr. Nancy Norman, Medical Director of Integration, Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership/Beacon Health Options on the Promote Prevent Commission Report

    April 5, 2018

    Background The Massachusetts Special Commission on Behavioral Health Promotion and Upstream Prevention (Promote Prevent Commission) was tasked with investigating “evidence-based practices, programs and systems to prevent behavioral health disorders and promote behavioral health across the Commonwealth. The Promote Prevent Commission released its report Thursday, April 5. Beacon Health Options served on the Commission. Statement Too…

    Beacon Health Options Names Dan Sheehan as Chief Information Officer

    March 12, 2018

    Proven IT Veteran to Set Technology Vision for Behavioral Health Company BOSTON, March 12, 2018 – Beacon Health Options (Beacon) announced today that Dan Sheehan has joined the national behavioral health management leader as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO), effective immediately. In this role, Mr. Sheehan is responsible for leading the company’s…

    Beacon Health Options Names Russell C. Petrella President and CEO

    December 7, 2017

    BOSTON – Beacon Health Options (Beacon), a national leader in behavioral health management, announced that it has appointed Russell C. Petrella, Ph.D. as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. He follows Tim Murphy who will serve as a senior advisor to the company. “I am honored to have the opportunity to lead Beacon Health…

    Beacon Health Options Names Michael Ramseier as West Region Market President

    October 11, 2017

    BOSTON – Beacon Health Options (Beacon), a national leader in behavioral health management, announced today that it has tapped Michael S. Ramseier to serve as Executive Vice President and Market President, West Region. This position gives him direct oversight of Beacon’s business in Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and…