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Beacon Health Options Names Michael Ramseier as West Region Market President

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…

Beacon Health Options Congratulates EY on Winning EAPA’s 2017 Excellence in Employee Assistance in Business Development Award

EY’s groundbreaking ‘r u ok?’ campaign forged awareness about mental illness and addictions among its employees BOSTON – Beacon Health Options congratulates its Employee Assistance Program (EAP) client, Ernst & Young LLP (EY), for winning the 2017 Excellence in Employee Assistance in Business Development Award for its “r u ok?” campaign. The International Employee Assistance…

Beacon Health Options Tees Up for 5th Annual Stamp Out Stigma Golf Outing to Benefit Military Families

NORFOLK, Va. – Beacon Health Options, a leader in behavioral health management, is pleased to announce it will host its fifth annual Stamp Out Stigma Golf Outing on Tuesday, October 31, at noon, at the Bayville Golf Club in Virginia Beach. Proceeds from the outing will go to the National Military Family Association (NMFA), which provides…

Beacon Health Options ‘Spokes’ Men and Women Ride Again for Mental Health Awareness: 6 Days…11 Cities

BOSTON – Tomorrow, Tuesday, October 3, Beacon Health Options (Beacon) employees, friends and family will embark on the second annual Awesome Beacon Bike Ride, a charity ride that takes place in 11 cities across the country where Beacon offices are located. These bike rides will coincide with the National Alliance on Mental Illness’s (NAMI) Mental…

Beacon Health Options is the First Managed Behavioral Health Organization to Partner with Project ECHO

Company to Serve as Educational Hub in Four States to Help Community Clinicians Combat the Opioid Epidemic and Close the ‘Treatment Gap’   BOSTON – Beacon Health Options (Beacon) announced today at a congressional briefing on the opioid epidemic that it is the first managed behavioral health organization to become an official partner to one…

Beacon Health Options and MCUSA Partner to Offer Free One-on-One Counseling to Children Affected by Hurricane Irma

Services available onsite in schools and shelters in 11 Florida counties MIAMI – Beacon Health Options (Beacon), and its network provider, Motivational Coaches of America (MCUSA), announced today that counselors will be stationed at Florida schools and shelters to provide in-person behavioral health and emotional support to children affected by Hurricane Irma. All services will be…

Beacon Health Options Launches Employee Mental Health First Aid Training as Part of Suicide Prevention Campaign

BOSTON – Beacon Health Options (Beacon), a leader in behavioral health management, announced today that, as part of its suicide prevention efforts, the company will roll out Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training to its employees nationwide. The announcement aligns with September as Suicide Prevention Awareness month and September 11-16 as National Suicide Prevention week. Beacon…

Third Annual CT BHP ‘iCAN’ Conference Showcases Behavioral Health Services, Programs and Resources Available to Medicaid Recipients, Agencies and Providers throughout State

ROCKY HILL, Conn. – The Consumer and Family Advisory Council of the Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership (CT BHP), administered by Beacon Health Options (Beacon), will host the third annual “iCAN” Conference. The conference showcases the keys to success and the power of partnerships among Connecticut HUSKY Health consumers, families, agencies, and providers. The free conference…

Beacon Health Options Names Daniel McCoy as Chief Operating Officer

Managed Care Veteran to Set Operational Vision for Behavioral Health Company BOSTON – Beacon Health Options (Beacon) announced today that Daniel McCoy has joined the national behavioral health management leader as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. In this role, Mr. McCoy will direct Beacon’s core operations, including the company’s four service…

Beacon Health Options Urges House to Support ‘OPPS Act’ that Modernizes Federal Privacy Laws to Combat Opioid Epidemic

Bipartisan Legislation Strengthens Substance Use Disorder Treatment BOSTON – Beacon Health Options (Beacon), a national leader in behavioral health management, announced today its support for the bipartisan Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act, “OPPS Act” of 2017 (H.R. 3545). The legislation was introduced by Congressmen Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR). The “OPPS Act”…