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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…

Matt Wolff to Lead Texas Operations for Beacon Health Options

July 7, 2015

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

July 2, 2015

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

July 1, 2015

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

July 1, 2015

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…