InnovaCare, Inc. is a leading provider of physician practice services and Medicaid and Medicare Advantage plans. The company has demonstrated excellence in modeling sustainable and affordable medical plans that are integrated with current technological advancements. It operates two Medicare Advantage Plans around Puerto Rico namely PMC Medicare Choice and MMM Healthcare with a membership of almost 200,000 individuals, and over 7,500 service providers. InnovaCare also run two Medicaid plans integrated with the Government Health Plan (GHP) of Puerto Rico. That offers a broader benefit coverage using a coordinated care model.
InnovaCare Health is committed to enabling all members to access quality healthcare wherever they are. That is demonstrated by being the only NCQA-accredited health plan provider in the Island.
InnovaCare Strengthens Leadership
InnovaCare has recently boosted expertise in its leadership team bringing in three new executives with great experiences. Under the stewardship of Dr. Rick Shinto, who is the current President and CEO, the company has achieved great milestones in healthcare services.
Dr. Richard Shinto: President, and CEO of InnovaCare Inc.
Dr. Shinto has gathered over 20 years of experience in operational and clinical healthcare. He started his career in Southern California as an internist and pulmonologist before joining Medpartners in 1996 as the Corporate Vice President, Medical Management on bizjournals.com. In 1997, he moved to Cal Optima Health Plan as the Chief Medical Officer based in Orange County, California. He also served Medical Pathways and NAMM as the Chief Medical Officer before landing in Aveta, Inc. as an executive member.
The renowned author of numerous articles on general health care and clinical medicine fields, Dr. Shinto, obtained his B.S. from the University of California, Irvine. He received his medical degree from the State University of New York, Stony Brook and his M.B.A. from the University of Redlands.
Penelope Kokkinides: Chief Administration Officer, InnovaCare Inc
Penelope Kokkinides is the serving Chief Administrative Officer for the company. He has a wealth of experience in healthcare services spanning over two decades. He specialized in government programs including Medicare and Medicaid in addition to the managed care industry. She has a track record in developing clinical programs with increased efficiencies and sustainable organizational structures.
She took charge of the overall management and strategic direction for managed care division. In Touchstone Health, she served as the Chief Operating Officer, and at Ameri Choice, as Corporate Vice President.
The two experienced leaders work along with other skilled executive officer to position InnovaCare for greater success amid the complex and fluctuating healthcare landscape.