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

October 5, 2017

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

October 2, 2017

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

September 14, 2017

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

September 12, 2017

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

September 12, 2017

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

August 23, 2017

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

August 22, 2017

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

August 17, 2017

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”…

Beacon Health Options Inks Innovative Value-Based Contract with Column Health to Expand Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Massachusetts

August 9, 2017

BOSTON – Beacon Health Options (Beacon), a national leader in behavioral health management, announced that it has signed an innovative contract with Column Health, a new technology-enabled health care company, to expand access to Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in Massachusetts. The cornerstone of the contract is a value-based bundled payment structure that promotes high-quality treatment for…

Beacon Health Options Appoints Richard Lynch as Northeast Region Market President

July 25, 2017

BOSTON – Beacon Health Options (Beacon) today announced that Richard Lynch has joined the national behavioral health management leader as Executive Vice President and Market President, Northeast Region.  The region includes Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. In this position, Mr. Lynch is responsible for the Beacon client experience and the region’s financial performance.…