Headquartered in Fort Lee, New Jersey, InnovaCare Health Solutions (LLC) is a leading provider of quality healthcare management. Focusing on creating a cohesive relationship with its patients, InnovaCare provides high-quality Medicaid and Medicare Advantage plans. Besides, InnovaCare is famous for providing innovative network models. In Puerto Rico, InnovaCare specializes in MMM Healthcare and PMC Medicare as its Medicare Advantage plans. Currently, the firm serves over 230,000 people through 7,500 medical care providers. InnovaCare Health has received several awards from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Just recently, the firm was certified to provide managed care and clinical plans in Puerto Rico.
The Puerto Rico Government Health Plan (GHP) covers approximately 275,000 people. InnovaCare’s Medicaid plans include the Primary Medical Group PMG) and Primary Care Physician (PCP). These health plans offer high quality and cost-effective Medicare. Through InnovaCare Health, patients have access to specialists, subspecialists, laboratories, x-rays centers, and other health care facilities within their preferred network.
Currently, Dr. Rick Shinto serves as the Principal and Managing Director of InnovaCare Health. He has more than two decades of experience in clinical, operational healthcare, and managed care. Previously, Dr. Shinto was Aveta’s Principal and Chief Executive Officer from 2008 to 2012. Before joining Aveta, Dr. Shinto served on the board of health professionals on hrmronline.com. Besides, Dr. Shinto served as the Chief Medical Officer of NAMM California, Medical Pathways Management’s Chief Medical Officer, the Corporate Vice President of MedPartners as well as Cal Optima Health Plan’s Chief Medical Officer. In 2012, Dr.Shinto won the accolade as the Ernst & Youngest Entrepreneur of the year.
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Penelope Kokkinides, the current COO/CAO of InnovaCare Health, has over 20 years of experience in healthcare management. Having specialized in Medicare and Medicaid government programs, Penelope is an ideal fit for InnovaCare Health. She has an extensive knowledge and experience in clinical care and healthcare processes. Besides, Penelope focuses on infrastructural development as well as improved efficiencies. Previously, Kokkinides worked as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Centerlight HealthCare, Chief Operating Officer of Touchstone Health as well as AmeriChoice’s Corporate Vice President. At AmeriChoice, Kokkinides would provide strategic direction in the managed care division. Recently, InnovaCare has joined the HHS initiative to improve its payment efficiency through the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (LAN).