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Beacon Health Options, Inc. is a behavioral health company based in Boston, Massachusetts. It claims to be the largest privately held company of its kind in the United States. The company is the product of a 2014 merger between Beacon Health Strategies, LLC and ValueOptions, Inc., whose names were legally changed to Beacon Health Options, Inc. on December 9, 2015. [1]


Beacon Health Options is a subsidiary of FHC Health Systems, Inc., and was founded in 1983 by psychiatrist Ronald I. Dozoretz, MD, who is the company's CEO and Chairman of the Board.

The company provides behavioral healthcare management to 41 Fortune 500 companies, national and regional health plans, and federal, state, and local governments. Overall, the company serves over 50 million people in both the United States and the United Kingdom.[2] Most Beacon Health Options locations are accredited by URAC (formerly the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission).

Based in Norfolk, Virginia, ValueOptions, Inc. was the product of a 1998 merger of two smaller companies, Value Behavioral Health and Options Health Care.[3]


  1. ^ "Merger / Rebranding" (PDF). ValueOptions. Beacon Health Options. Retrieved 2017. 
  2. ^ "Who We Are". Beacon Health Options. Beacon Health Options. Retrieved 2017. 
  3. ^ Joyce, Marie (June 19, 1998). "HEALTH CARE COMPANIES MERGE FHC HEALTH SYSTEMS BUYS FALLS CHURCH OPERATION MENTAL HEALTH BUSINESS WILL BE NATION'S 2ND-LARGEST". Virginian Pilot  - via Questia (subscription required). Retrieved 2013. 

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