Jacqueline Kosecoff - Participant

Jacqueline Kosecoff is Managing Partner at Moriah Partners, LLC, a private equity firm focused on health services and technology and Senior Advisor to Warburg Pincus LLC, a private equity fund.  Dr. Kosecoff is working in private equity to identify, select, mentor and manage health services and IT companies.

From 2002 to 2012, Dr. Kosecoff was a senior executive inside UnitedHealth Group-PacifiCare. Dr. Kosecoff joined UnitedHealth Group as part of its acquisition of PacifiCare Health Systems in 2005.  At PacifiCare, Dr. Kosecoff served as Executive Vice President with responsibility for its specialty businesses, including its PBM, the Medicare Part D Drug Program, PacifiCare Behavioral Health (PBH), PacifiCare Dental and Vision (PDV), and Women’s Health Solutions.  Upon joining United, Dr. Kosecoff took responsibility for the Medicare Part D business, pharmacy services for United’s senior, legacy PacifiCare and external PBM business, as well as the consumer health product division serving seniors.  In 2007, Dr. Kosecoff was appointed CEO of Prescription Solutions (now known as OptumRx) with responsibility for United’s PBM, Specialty Pharmacy and Consumer Health Products, providing services as of 2011 to more than 13 million members with annual revenue of $18.5 billion. In 2011, Dr. Kosecoff was named Senior Advisor for Optum to identify and develop new growth and collaborative opportunities. 

Prior to joining UnitedHealth Group-PacifiCare, Dr. Kosecoff was Founder, President and Chief Operating Officer of Protocare, a firm whose lines of business included the clinical development of drugs, devices, biopharmaceutical and nutritional products, and health services consulting.  Dr. Kosecoff was Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Value Health Sciences (VHS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Value Health, Inc. (NYSE: VHI).  Dr. Kosecoff served as Professor of Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles from 1975 to 2006.

Dr. Kosecoff is a recognized expert in the areas of clinical and health services research, quality of care and technology assessment, disease management, and organization of the health care delivery system.   She has published extensively in such journals as the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association, and the Annals of Internal Medicine.  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, and the Board of Directors for ALARIS (NYSE: AMI), City of Hope, Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA), the Catalyst Western Region Advisory Board and the Alliance for Aging Research.  Currently, Dr. Kosecoff sits on the board of directors for athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN); CareFusion Corporation (NYSE: CFN); Independent Living Systems, LLC; Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE); Specialists on Call; STERIS Corporation (NYSE: STE); the Medical Center Board of City of Hope; and is a member of SAP America Inc.’s Advisory Group.

Dr. Kosecoff holds a BA from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), an MS in Applied Mathematics from Brown University, and a doctorate from UCLA.



Moriah Partners, LLC


Managing Partner