Innovacare Health is a managed healthcare services firm. According to HRMR Online, the success of the firm is anchored on its experienced executives. The company’s top leadership team comprises Dr. Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides. Innovacare Health offers innovative healthcare plans that include MMM Healthcare and PMC Medicare Choice. The membership for the two plans is made up over 200,000 individuals. Over 7,500 providers serve these people. Additionally, within the government of Puerto Rico’s health plan, Innovacare Health manages two Medicaid plans. These plans provide extensive benefit coverage to the clients through a coordinated care model. Innovacare Health offers the only NCQA-accredited health plans in the Island. Innovacare Health is dedicated to provide clients with quality healthcare by developing cost effective and sustainable models of coordinated managed care.
In his career, Rick Shinto has worked for several health care firms. The current president of Innovacare Health has over 20 years of experience in managed care. Dr. Shinto’s focus has been on clinical and operational healthcare. He has been an employee of Aveta Inc. where he served as the president and chief executive officer. Moreover, Dr. Shinto has worked for MedPartners, NAMM California, and Medical Pathways Management Company.
At the beginning of his profession in the healthcare sector, Dr. Shinto practiced in Southern California as a devoted internist and pulmonologist. He has authored many articles on healthcare matters. Rick has written extensively about clinical medicine. Dr. Shinto has a B.S., medical degree, and an M.B.A. He graduated from the University of California, State University of New York, and University of Redlands respectively.
She has worked in the health care industry for over 20 years. Kokkindes specializes in government programs that include Medicare and Medicaid. The expert has extensive knowledge in developing and managing health care processes. Penelope Kokkinides is also experienced in developing clinical programs and managing health care operations. Her focus is primarily on improving organizational structure and efficiency. Formerly, Kokkinides served in different firms, including Centerlight Healthcare, Touchstone Health, and AmeriChoice.
Kokkinides’ appointment as Innovacare’s chief operating officer was announced in July 2016. She was among the three professionals who were added to the company’s management team. The other professionals that joined Innovacare Health’s executive team include Jonathan Meyers and Mike Sortino. Jonathan will serve as the firm’s chief actuary officer. Mike will render his services as the chief accounting officer.