Independent Living Systems Announces New Board Member

  Independent Living Systems Announces New Board Member

          Jacqueline B. Kosecoff Ph.D. Joins the Board of Directors

Business Wire

MIAMI -- July 17, 2013

Independent Living Systems LLC (“ILS”), a national leader in providing
innovative long-term care, care management, post discharge and nutrition
services to the elderly, dual eligible and special needs populations, today
announced the appointment of Jacqueline B. Kosecoff Ph.D. to its Board of

Dr. Kosecoff is a Managing Partner at Moriah Partners, LLC, a private equity
firm with a focus on software, content, and services and is a Senior Advisor
to Warburg Pincus, a global private equity company. Prior to these roles, she
served as a Senior Advisor at Optum, and as Chief Executive Officer of
OptumRx, a UnitedHealth Group company. Before that, she was Executive Vice
President of PacifiCare with responsibility for its specialty businesses,
including its PBM, the Medicare Part D Drug Program, PacifiCare Behavioral
Health (PBH), PacifiCare Dental & Vision (PDV), and Women’s Health Solutions.
She has served as a consultant to the World Health Organization's Global
Quality Assessment Programs, on the Institute of Medicine's Board of Health
Care Services, the RAND Graduate School's Board of Governors.

Nestor Plana, President and Chief Executive Officer, Independent Living
Systems, stated, “We are fortunate to add Jackie to the ILS board. Her
leadership and experience in health care policy and economics will be
instrumental as we continue to provide cost-effective long-term care solutions
for the elderly population and expand our national footprint over the coming

About Independent Living Systems®

Founded in 2001, Independent Living Systems (“ILS”) is a health services
company that provides managed long-term support services aimed at improving
the aging experience for millions of America’s elderly, special needs and
dual-eligible individuals, while rebalancing costs for healthcare plans and
providers. The company’s integrated offering provides assistance beyond the
clinical realm for individuals at every stage of care, from acute
hospitalization, through experiences with chronic illness, to personalized
care management for the long term.


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