InnovaCare has new leadership

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InnovaCare Health, which strives to coordinate quality and innovative care to patients across the country, is a leading provider of Medicaid and Medicare Advantage plans. In addition to this, they are a provider of physician practice services. They are committed to providing quality healthcare with sustainable, cost-effective models, while staying integrated with advanced technology. The company operates two Medicare Advantage plans in Puerto Rico. Those plans are MMM Healthcare and PMC Medicare Choice, and their membership base includes nearly 200,000 individuals, who are serviced by a network of more than 7,500 providers on InnovaCare also manages two Medicaid plans within the Government Health Plan (GHP) of Puerto Rico, which offer broad coverage through a coordinated care model.

Throughout everything, patients are the highest priority. In this diverse healthcare setting, InnovaCare strives to coordinate quality and innovative care to patients across North America. Through their programs, they work to fulfill the mission of redefining healthcare management to meet the challenges of a complex healthcare environment.

Recently appointed as the chief administrative officer, Penelope Kokkinides has over 20 years of healthcare experience specializing in government programs (Medicare and Medicaid) and the managed care industry.

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Kokkinides has served in a number of executive roles, including executive vice president and chief operating officer for Centerlight HealthCare, where she was responsible for overall management and strategic direction of the managed care division.

President and CEO of InnovaCare Health, Dr. Rick Shinto has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare. He has worked as Director and Chief Medical Officer of several hospitals in the state of California. In addition, he has published many articles on clinical medicine. He is currently an active member of the California Association of Physician Groups, the Health Net Quality Improvement Council, and the PacifiCare Quality Improvement Committee. As Chief Executive Officer, he is responsible for administering two of its largest corporations: North American Medical Management (NAMM), with headquarters in California, and MMM Healthcare, Inc.

When Dr. Shinto joined InnovaCare Health in Puerto Rico in year 2006, his vision became our daily challenge: to fortify our relationship with providers and members through innovating strategies. The approach of Dr. Shinto is to continue exceeding Medicare Advantage quality service expectations while caring about the well-being of its members.

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