As a prominent provider of controlled healthcare plans and services in the U.S and Puerto Rico, InnovaCare Health aims at creating sustainable health models that are supported by innovative technology and a team of hardworking professionals. As a testament to this, Rick Shinto, the firm’s current CEO, announced the addition of new individuals to InnovaCare Health’s management executive. These include Penelope Kokkinides as the Chief Administrative Officer, Jonathan Meyers as the Chief Actuary Officer, and Mike Sortino as the Chief Accounting Officer. This announcement was made in July 2016.
According to Rick Shinto, the addition of these highly qualified individuals will significantly boost InnovaCare’s commitment towards building long-lasting relationships with their clients. Before joining InnovaCare Health in 2012, Rick Shinto had served at Medical Pathways Management Company, Aveta, Cal-Optima Health Plan, MedPartners, and NAMM California in both clinical and administrative roles. In his medical career spanning more than 20 years, Rick Shinto has received various accolades, such as the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012, as well as the Access to Caring Award in 2014.
Penelope Kokkinides bears a wealth of expertise in the managed care industry coming from over 20 years of specializing in governmental health plans such as Medicaid and Medicare. Before teaming up with Rick Shinto at InnovaCare Health, Penelope Kokkinides worked at AmeriChoice, Touchstone Health, Aveta, and Centerlight Healthcare. She has extensive knowledge in developing healthcare models for corporate entities with a focus on enhancing organizational efficiency and infrastructure.
Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides are charged with the responsibility of managing and regulating the Medicaid and Medicare plans distributed by InnovaCare Health. Together, the two executives aim at making visits to your physician’s office much more pleasurable and affordable. This is why in 2016; the firm joined the U.S Department of Health and Human Services’ initiative to reform the payment models of the health system. This program is known as the Healthcare Payment Learning and Action Network. It is a partnership between the public and private sectors to provide top-notch, cost-effective medical services. Read the company overview at Bloomberg.
About InnovaCare Health Solutions
The firm specializes in offering affordable and high-quality medical services to citizens of the U.S and Puerto Rico. It is headquartered in New Jersey and currently has over 7500 employees who cater to its 200,000 members. InnovaCare Health offers two health plans in Puerto Rico through its affiliates; PMC Medicare Choice and MMM Healthcare. Visit their website at Innovacarehealth.com.
As proof of InnovaCare’s dedication to improving its quality of service and customer protection, in 2011, the company was awarded NCQA accreditation.