InnovaCare Health’s CEO Rick Shinto Names Additional Executives

InnovaCare, a leading healthcare provider recently hired three executives to boost its leadership team. Two of these executives have excellent track record working with Medicare and Medicaid, government-funded healthcare programs. These executives are Jonathan Meyers, Penelope Kokkinides and Mike Sortino. The announcement was made by InnovaCare’s President and CEO Rick Shinto in July 2016. Jonathan Meyers was hired to serve as the Chief Actually Officer. Prior to joining InnovaCare, Meyers worked with Medicaid and Medicare programs for Horizon BCBS. He also worked at New York’s Healthcare Partners as its CFO. Mike Sortino was named CAO, and prior to this appointment, he had worked for several companies as a financial executive. He also has a wealth of experience in the insurance industry.

About Penelope Kokkinides

Penelope was named as the firm’s Chief Administration Officer. She has over 20 years of practice specializing in Medicaid and Medicare programs. She is recognized for her extensive experience and expertise of heading various clinical and healthcare programs. Before she joined InnovaCare, Kokkinides held an executive position at Centerlight Healthcare, where she was responsible for managing the care division at the firm. She also served as the COO of Touchstone Health and Corporate VP for AmeriChoice.

Rick Shinto’s Career Profile

Dr. Rick Shinto has an experience of close to 20 years of managed care as well as operational and clinical healthcare. From 2008 until 2012, Shinto served as Aveta, Inc.’s CEO and President. Initially, he was part of the executive team at Aveta. Dr. Shinto has also worked for NAMM California, Medical Pathways Management Company, MedPartners and cal optimal health Plan. He is a holder of M.B.A., medical degree and B.S. from prestigious universities. Rich has authored numerous articles, addressing various issues in the clinical and healthcare industry. As a result of his effort of helping patients to manage their general healthcare, Dr. Shinto was honored with “A tribute to Caring” award.

An Overview of InnovaCare

InnovaCare, Inc. is a leading Penelope Kokkinides healthcare provider of PMC Medicare Choice and MMM Health. These two healthcare plans have a client base of nearly 200,000 members. The clients are covered by more than 7,500 healthcare providers. InnovaCare is also responsible for operating GHP of Puerto Rico. It is the only healthcare provider in the island that is NCQA-accredited. The firm is committed in providing high quality healthcare plans for its members. In addition, the firm provides innovative and cost-effective services to its members.