Michael S. Ramseier
Beacon Health Options (Beacon), a national leader in behavioral health management, announced today that it has tapped Michael S. Ramseier to serve as Executive Vice President and Market President, West Region. This position gives him direct oversight of Beacon's business in Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
A 25-year veteran of the health care industry, Mr. Ramseier joins the company from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Colorado, where he served as President and General Manager. In that role, he was responsible for, network contracting, provider relations, clinical management, client services, sales, product development, and underwriting functions for group and individual business, as well as commercial regulatory compliance and policy.
Mr. Ramseier previously was Vice President, Provider Engagement and Contracting, West Region for Anthem Blue Cross, California, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of industry-leading health care delivery and reimbursement models. He began his career in managed care with Foundation Health (now Health Net) in provider relations.
"I look forward to working with the West Region team to continue to fulfill Beacon's mission – helping people live their lives to the fullest potential," said Mr. Ramseier. "To achieve this, we will work together to capitalize on industry trends and opportunities and implement market-leading products, delivery models, and reimbursement strategies that meet the needs of our members, clients and providers."
About Beacon Health Options
Beacon Health Options is a managed behavioral health care company that serves 50 million individuals across all 50 states. On behalf of employers, health plans and government agencies, we manage behavioral health insurance and EAP benefits to ensure that individuals have access to robust mental health and addiction services. To promote quality care, Beacon works with its provider partners to design innovative programs and solutions that directly address the challenges our behavioral healthcare system faces today. Beacon is a national leader in the fields of mental and emotional well-being, addiction, recovery and resilience, employee assistance, and wellness. Partnering with a network of providers nationwide, we help individuals live their lives to the fullest potential. For more information, visit www.beaconhealthoptions.com or connect with us www.facebook.com/beaconhealthoptions, www.twitter.com/beaconhealthopt and www.linkedin.com/company/beacon-health-options.