Richard H. Jones

Senior Advisor

Richard H. Jones serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Essence Healthcare (EHI), a consistently high-rated Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) health plan and one of the nation's first accountable delivery systems. In addition, Mr. Jones serves as the Chief Corporate Development Officer of Lumeris, which offers full turnkey business process outsourcing and management services to support MA and commercial health plans.

Mr. Jones is an experienced healthcare business executive, a certified public accountant and Founding President of Lumeris.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Jones served as the Chief Financial Officer of Essence Group Holdings Corporation (including Essence Healthcare), National President of UnitedHealthcare (NYSE: UNH) Medicare and Medicaid lines of business, President and Chief Executive Officer of Coventry Healthcare Midwest (NYSE: CVH) and Chief Financial Officer of Coventry Corporation (NYSE: CVH).