Anthem, Inc. last week said it has entered into an agreement to acquire Beacon Health Options. Beacon is the largest independent provider of behavioral health services in the U.S., and serves several large payer clients, including Oscar (277,523 lives), Fallon Health (234,544 lives) and L.A. Care (2,136,424 lives). Anthem currently operates its own behavioral health unit, Anthem Behavioral Health, to serve most of its 32.3 million lives.

Source: AIS’s Directory of Health Plans