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Beacon Health Options Tees Up for the 4th Annual Stamp Out Stigma Golf Outing to Benefit the National Military Family Association

June 28, 2016

Beacon Health Options, the nation’s largest privately held behavioral health management company, is pleased to announce it will host its fourth annual Stamp Out Stigma Golf Outing on Tuesday, July 19, at noon, at the Bayville Golf Club in Virginia Beach. Proceeds from the tournament will go to the National Military Family Association (NMFA), which…

Beacon Health Options Renews URAC Accreditation

March 28, 2016

Beacon Health Options, the nation’s premier behavioral health management company, announced that for the 17th consecutive year, it has received a full, three-year accreditation renewal from URAC, an independent nonprofit health care accrediting organization, for its utilization management functions. It includes accreditation for Health Utilization Management (HUM version 7.2) and Core Standards (Version 3.0). To…

Beacon Health Options Wins Washington State Behavioral Health Administrative Services Organization Contract

February 23, 2016

Beacon Health Options (Beacon) announced today that the Washington State Health Care Authority has awarded the company a behavioral health administrative services contract in the “Early Adopter” Southwest Washington Regional Service Area (RSA). In April 2016, Clark and Skamania counties will become the first counties in the state to provide integrated, whole-person care to Apple…

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…