June 21, 2019

Anthem Acquiring Beacon Health Options

Anthem, Inc., and Beacon Health Options executed  a definitive agreement for Anthem to acquire Beacon.  Beacon, the largest independently held behavioral health organization in the nation, serves over 36 million individuals in the US.  Anthem reports this acquisition “aligns with Anthem’s strategy to diversify into health services and deliver market-leading integrated solutions and care delivery models that personalize care for people with complex and chronic conditions.”  Upon completion of the transaction, Beacon will operate within Anthem’s Diversified Business Group.