With over 120 years of combined experience, InnovaCare Health provides patients with Medicare Advantage plans and physician practice services. Behind the actions that help people every day, a strong team of leaders behind InnovaCare continuously develop and refine new business models to match the ever-changing pace of the health insurance industry.
Dr. Rick Shinto, the president and CEO of InnovaCare Health, has spent over 25 years working in both clinical and managerial health care settings. As a medical professional, Dr. Shinto understands the importance of insurance in a patient’s life. From an operational standpoint, Dr. Shinto knows what it takes to drive an integrated healthcare system forward and produce the best financial results while exceeding patients’ standards.
Currently, Dr. Shinto oversees all of InnovaCare’s Puerto Rican subsidiaries, which are run through MMM Holdings. As the island’s most established and long-running Medicare Advantage provider, MMM Holdings and Dr. Shinto manage the health insurance coverage of a growing family of over 250,000 patients.
Dr. Shinto graduated from the University of California Irvine, earned his medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and received his M.B.A. from the University of Redlands. His diverse educational background and extensive clinical experience has led him to become an esteemed member of the health insurance and medical communities. In 2017, he was elected to serve on the board of America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) and is also a proud member of the Board of Directors for America’s Physician Groups.
InnovaCare Health’s leadership also includes Chief Administrative Officer Penelope Kokkinides who brings over 20 years of health care expertise to the company. Prior to becoming InnovaCare’s CAO, Kokkinides served as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Before that, she was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Centerlight HealthCare. Her educational background in biological sciences, social work and public health all create a compassionate, inclusive approach to management that benefit’s the entire body of InnovaCare staff and patients every day.
Under esteemed management, InnovaCare Health is driven to providing its customers with the best level of Medicare Advantage plans available on the market while saving them money and prioritizing their well-being.