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Beacon Health Options White Paper Calls for Mental Health Care Integration

January 28, 2016

Collaborative care model builds bridges between behavioral health and primary care practices to improve the health of people with mental illness Beacon Health Options (Beacon) has issued a white paper on what the evidence reveals as the most successful approach to integrating behavioral and physical health care. The nation’s premier behavioral health management company’s extensive…

Beacon Health Options Earns Multiple Awards for Excellence in Marketing and Communications

January 21, 2016

Beacon Health Options (Beacon) today announced that it has received eight awards from the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals, the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts, Strategic Health Care Communications and the Health Information Resource Center for its print and electronic communications and overall communications strategy. Beacon, the nation’s premier behavioral health management company,…

Make a 2016 Resolution to Talk About Mental Illness: Your Story Could Change a Life

December 12, 2015

As we look to the new year and the resolutions we can make to improve our lives and the lives of others, Beacon Health Options (Beacon) urges you to resolve to break the silence and stamp out the stigma around mental illnesses. Talk about it; your story could change a life. Today, Beacon, the nation’s…

Be Thankful for a Most Important Gift: America’s Military Families

November 27, 2015

As National Military Family Month comes to a close, Beacon Health Options (Beacon), the nation’s premier behavioral health management company, wants to remind Americans to show support year-round for our military families. The United States is stronger and safer thanks to the millions of military family members who sacrifice cherished moments with their loved ones…

ACCESS Mental Health CT: Connecting Pediatric Primary Care with Child Psychiatry

November 12, 2015

On November 12, 2015, the Connecticut Mirror published a profile piece on Access to Connecticut’s Children of Every Socioeconomic Status (ACCESS) Mental Health CT, a program administered by ValueOptions Connecticut, a Beacon Health Options company. ACCESS Mental Health CT offers free, timely consultative services for pediatricians and other primary care providers across Connecticut who are…

Beacon Health Options Highlights Free Online Course that Helps Behavioral Health Professionals Better Serve Veterans

November 11, 2015

BOSTON – Beacon Health Options (Beacon), the nation’s premier behavioral health company, proudly honors the men and women of our armed forces on Veterans Day and every day. Beacon is taking Veterans Day as an opportunity to bring attention to the educational course Military Culture: Core Competencies for Healthcare Professionals. This free online course, developed…

Beacon Health Options Recognizes PCPs’ Role in Behavioral Health Care during National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month

October 20, 2015

BOSTON – As October is National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month, Beacon Health Options (Beacon), the nation’s premier behavioral health company, wants to highlight the important role primary care providers (PCPs) play in behavioral health screening – especially for children. Access to behavioral health care is essential to achieving good health outcomes, and PCPs…

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

August 18, 2015

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

August 12, 2015

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

July 29, 2015

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…