+ Biography

John Lovelace

Mr. Lovelace is president of UPMC for You, a managed care organization that serves Medical Assistance and Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plan recipients across Pennsylvania.

He provides leadership, direction, and administration for the services provided by UPMC for You, which offers coverage to eligible Medical Assistance recipients through its contracts with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services as well as coverage options for Medicare beneficiaries who are also enrolled in the Pennsylvania Medical Assistance program.

He is also President of Government Programs and Individual Advantage for the UPMC Insurance Services Division. In this role, Mr. Lovelace oversees Medicare products, Medicaid, including the Managed Long Term Services and Supports program launched in 2018, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) of UPMC Health Plan, known as UPMC for Kids. He also oversees a group of Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans for people who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, and for individuals who are eligible for long-term care services. He oversees UPMC Individual Advantage, a guaranteed renewable individual product. He is also responsible for operations for individual products on and off the Healthcare Exchange.

In addition, Mr. Lovelace is a member of the Board of Community Care Behavioral Health Organization, a behavioral health managed care organization that is part of the UPMC Insurance Services Division. Community Care provides behavioral health coverage for more than 1,000, 000 Medicaid beneficiaries in 42 Pennsylvania counties as well as care coordination services in New York.

In addition to his service on local, regional, and national organization boards of directors, he recently completed two terms as Board Chair for the Association of Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP), a trade association comprised of 70 provider-affiliated non-profit health plans enrolling Medicaid and other low-income beneficiaries.


  • Graduate degree in rehabilitation counseling from the State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Graduate degree in information services from the University of Pittsburgh

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