Innovacare Inc. is a leading Medicaid and Medicare Advantage Organization that provides health-care services. They are committed to providing quality healthcare in Puerto Rico, with two Medicare Advantage plans: MMM Healthcare and PMC Medicare Choice. InnovaCare Health membership includes almost 20,000 individuals on a network of over 7,500 providers. They also manage two Medicaid plans that offer broad benefit coverage.
The company is led by Rick Shinto, the President and CEO. Prior to becoming the CEO of Innovacare, Inc., he was the President and CEO of Aveta Inc. Prior to Aveta Inc., he served as the COO and CMO of Medical Pathways Management Company and then became the CMO of Namm California. He has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare management industry.
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He began his medical tenure as an internist and pulmonologist that practiced in Southern California. He is the author of several health-related articles on Crunchbase. Richard Shinto graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California at Irvine, received his medical degree from the University of New York at Stony Brook and received his M.B.A. from the University of Redlands.
Penelope Kokkinides has recently been appointed the company’s CAO (Chief Administrative Officer). She returned to the company after serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Centerlight Healthcare. There she was responsible for the management and direction of the managed care division. She was also once the Chief Operating Officer of Innovacare, Inc. and Chief Operating Officer of Aveta Inc., and also the Vice President of Clinical Operations.
She has more than 20 years of experience in the managed care industry. She has an intense knowledge of developing clinical programs and managing health care processes. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Binghamton University in biological sciences, her Master’s degree in Social Work from NYU and a post-Master’s degree in alcohol and substance abuse, plus a Master’s degree in public health from Columbia University School of Public Health.
At Innovacare Health Inc., they are committed to the idea that the patients are their top priority. Even though the healthcare industry is diverse and ever-changing, Innovacare strives to organize quality and innovative care for their patients. The company works every day to fulfill their mission of redefining the healthcare management industry to help meet the challenges of the complex healthcare world.