Richard H. Jones

Senior Advisor

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

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