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ValueOptions and Beacon Health Strategies to Merge

Beacon Health Strategies and ValueOptions Inc. have announced that they have entered into an agreement to merge. According to a public statement, the merger is an effort “to create the premier managed behavioral health care company in the United States.” The combined business will serve 43 million people across all 50 states and the United Kingdom. It will have approximately 4,000 employees and be headquartered in Boston, MA. The merger is subject to regulatory review, which is expected to be completed in the fall of 2014. In the meantime, the two companies will continue to operate as independent organizations.