by Rachad Davis
October 11, 2016
President, UPMC for You
UPMC Health Plan
John Lovelace holds several positions within the UPMC Insurance Services Division, through which he oversees the government health program lines of business with UPMC. This includes the managed Medicaid programs, managed long-term services and supports, Children’s Health Insurance Program, Medicare and Medicare Special Needs Programs, individual medically underwritten coverage and the operations of federally facilitated marketplace operations. He has been associated with UPMC insurance services for more than twenty years.
John serves on a variety of local, regional and national boards, including the Association for Community Affiliated Plans, which he serves as Board Chair; Medicaid Health Plans of America; and the National Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Health Plan Association.
He speaks nationally on key issues affecting publicly financed health care programs, with emphasis on people with disabilities and social determinants of health. More locally, his advocacy efforts are focused on disabilities, services for women and children and behavioral health.
Mr. Lovelace holds graduate degrees in Rehabilitation Counseling from the State University of New York at Buffalo, as well as in Information Services from the University of Pittsburgh.