HMSA Welcomes David Herndon to its Leadership Team

David Herndon is HMSA’s new senior vice president of Health Care Finance. He’s responsible for HMSA’s provider services contracting and medical economics teams and will help HMSA develop its QUEST Integration program, which will begin in January 2015.

Before joining HMSA, Dave served in several roles for UnitedHealthcare of Hawaii, including vice president of Health Services, chief operating officer, and president. His experience also includes serving as chief financial officer and vice president of network development for WellCare dba ‘Ohana Health Plan and leading the contracting department for Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Dave and his wife have two sons. He’s a supporter and active participant in the Boys Scouts of America and enjoys a variety of activities including hiking, stand-up paddling, and snow skiing.

He earned a bachelor of science in accounting from the University of South Florida and received a Certified Public Accounting license in Florida.

About HMSA

Caring for the people of Hawaii is our promise and our privilege. Working together with employers, partners, and physicians and other health care providers, we promote wellness; develop reliable, affordable health plans; and support members with clear, thoughtful guidance.

HMSA is the most experienced health plan in the state, covering more than half of Hawaii’s population. As a recognized leader, we embrace our responsibility to strengthen the health and well-being of our community.

Headquartered on Oahu with centers statewide to serve our members, HMSA is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.