Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides Enhancing Operations at InnovaCare Health

InnovaCare Inc. is a leading healthcare organization in Puerto Rico, which specializes in Medicare and Medicaid Advantage plans. The President and CEO of the organization, Dr. Richard Shinto made this announcement in mid-2016. The positions announced were Chief Actuary Officer, which was assigned to Jonathan Meyers, Chief Administrative Officer assigned to Penelope Kokkinides, and Chief Accounting Officer to be held by Mike Sortino. All three executives have amassed wealth of experiences in the respective positions they were appointed. By expanding the executive team, Dr. Shinto was focusing on enhancing InnovaCare’s service delivery.

Rick Shinto’s Career History

Dr. Rick Shinto had previously worked for other healthcare organizations before joining InnovaCare. He kicked-off his career in the healthcare industry in Southern California, practicing as an intern and pulmonologist. He later worked for other organizations like Orange County’s Cal optima Health, MedPartners, Medical Pathways Management Company and NAMM California. Besides working for these companies, Dr. Rick Shinto also specializes in writing clinical medicine and healthcare articles. His M.B.A. was earned at University of Redlands. He is a holder of State University of New York’s medical degree. Rick graduated from University of California with a B.S. degree.

About Penelope Kokkinides

Penelope Kokkinides was appointed InnovaCare’s Chief Administrative Officer. She has a wealth of experience, especially in government sponsored programs, Medicaid and Medicare. Penelope has extensive skills and expertise in managed healthcare plans, developing effective clinical programs and also enhancing organizational infrastructure. Before joining InnovaCare Health, Penelope Kokkinides worked for numerous organizations including Centerlight Healthcare, AmeriChoice and Touchstone Health. She held key positions in these organizations, which helped her gain the massive experience she has today. As an experienced healthcare executive, Penelope Kokkinides was expected to add her expertise to InnovaCare’s leadership team. Working as a team with other executives including CEO Rick Shinto, is her priority of ensuring the firm’s healthcare plans, Medicaid and Medicare have the reached the market and benefited clients.

InnovaCare Health

InnovaCare Inc. is a Puerto Rican based healthcare firm specializing in government sponsored health plans. The firm collaborates its two affiliates; MMM Health and PMC Medicare Choice to provide the Medicaid and Medicare programs. More than 7,500 providers are responsible for offering the best healthcare programs to over 200,000 members. It is the only healthcare organization in Puerto Rico that offers NCQA-accredited healthcare plans. The firm is recognized for offering, innovative and low cost managed care fully integrated with modern technologies.