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Beacon Health Options Offers Guidance to Members and Others Affected by California Fires

CYPRESS, Ca. – As the wildfires continue to burn in Northern California, Beacon Health Options, (Beacon), the nation’s premier behavioral health management company, wants to remind its members and others who are affected that a range of mental health services are available to you from your health plan. “We wish to extend our deepest sympathies…

Beacon Health Options Now Provides Quality Mental Health Care and Substance Use Disorder Services to West Virginia Family Health Plan Medicaid Members

BOSTON – Beacon Health Options (Beacon), the nation’s premier behavioral health management company, announced that it began managing behavioral health care and substance use disorder services for West Virginia Family Health (WVFH) Medicaid members in 53 counties throughout the Mountain State. Up until July 1, 2015, behavioral health services were carved out of managed care…

Beacon Health Options Names Jorge Petit, M.D. To Lead New York Market

BOSTON – Beacon Health Options (Beacon), the nation’s premier behavioral health company, announced today that Jorge Petit, M.D., has been named the Regional Senior Vice President for Beacon’s New York market. In this role, which begins Sept. 8, 2015, Dr. Petit will work with stakeholders in the New York health care delivery system to develop…

Matt Wolff to Lead Texas Operations for Beacon Health Options

BOSTON – Beacon Health Options (Beacon), the nation’s premier behavioral health company, announced today that Matt Wolff has been named the chief executive of ValueOptions of Texas, Inc., a Beacon operating company. In his senior leadership role as Texas NorthSTAR Vice President, National Client Partnerships he is responsible for managing the Texas NorthSTAR contract and…

Beacon Health Options Holds Third Annual Stamp Out Stigma Golf Outing to Benefit the National Military Family Association

NORFOLK, Va. – Beacon Health Options (Beacon), the nation’s premier behavioral health management company, is pleased to announce it will host its third annual Stamp Out Stigma Golf Outing on Tuesday, July 21, at noon, at the Bayville Golf Club in Virginia Beach. Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. Proceeds from the tournament will go…

Beacon Health Options Begins Serving Georgia

BOSTON – Beacon Health Options (Beacon) announced today that it began serving individuals who qualify for Georgia’s Medicaid and state-funded behavioral health benefits. Beacon provides administrative services in support of Georgia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD). The company partners with the Delmarva Foundation to support the intellectual developmental disabilities work of the…

Beacon Health Options Serves as Major Sponsor of the NAMI National Convention for 14th Consecutive Year

BOSTON – Beacon Health Options (Beacon), the nation’s premier behavioral health management company, today announced it is proud to once again sponsor National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) National Convention, which runs from July 6-9 in San Francisco. This event marks the company’s 14th consecutive year as the sponsor of the convention’s Welcome Center. The…

Beacon Health Options Names Jay Curley as Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs

BOSTON – Beacon Health Options (Beacon), the nation’s premier behavioral health management company, announced today that Jay Curley has joined the company as Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Chief of Staff to Chief Executive Officer Tim Murphy. In his new role, Mr. Curley will develop and oversee Beacon’s corporate affairs activities to help identify…

EHHHS Secretary Marylou Sudders to Headline Statewide Conference on Integrated Health Care

WORCESTER, Ma. – On Tuesday, May 12, Marylou Sudders, Secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services, will keynote a 900-attendee conference on integrated medical and behavioral health care at the DCU Center in Worcester. The conference, Integrating Care: From Evidence to Operations, is among the largest of its kind in the…

Carol Kress Named Vice President, Client Partnerships of Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership

BOSTON – Beacon Health Options (Beacon), the nation’s premier behavioral health company, announced today that Carol Kress has been named the chief executive of the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership (MBHP), a Beacon company. In her new senior role as Vice President, Client Partnerships, MBHP, she will be responsible for managing the MBHP contract, overseeing the…