Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides: Leaders at InnovaCare Health

Dr. Rick Shinto has more than two decades of experience in clinical and operational healthcare. Dr. Shinto is the CEO of InnovaCare Health, and he is the CEO of InnovaCare Health’s subsidiaries in Puerto Rico. He was employed at Aveta Inc. from 2008 to 2012, and he was also employed as the CEO of NAMM. In addition, Rick Shinto was the CMO and COO for Medical Pathways and Vice President at MedPartners. He also worked at Cal Optima Health Plan, which is a Medicaid plan in Orange County, California, as the CMO. In 2017, he became a member of the board of directors at America’s Health Insurance Plans, which is the largest trade association in the healthcare industry. He was named a Top Minority Executive in 2018 and Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012

Penelope Kokkinides

Ms. Kokkinides serves at InnovaCare Health as the Chief Administrative Officer. She also worked as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at InnovaCare Health and the COO and VP at Aveta Inc. She also served as Executive VP and Chief Operating Officer at Centerlight HealthCare, the COO at Touchstone Health, and Vice President for Disease Management and Care Management at AmeriChoice, which is a unit of UnitedHealth Group. At AmeriChoice, she was a key player in the development and implementation of the corporation’s health model. Ms. Kokkinies has over 20 years of experience in the managed care industry, and she also has extensive experience working with government programs that include Medicare and Medicaid. Ms. Kokkinides has a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, a bachelor’s degree in classical languages, a master’s degree in public health, and a post-master’s program advanced degree in substance and alcohol abuse.

About InnovaCare Health

InnovaCare Health is a top provider of managed health care services and is headquartered in New Jersey. The company offers care solutions through Medicare Advantage and Provider Networks. The mission of the company is to provide quality healthcare through affordable and sustainable models. The company has more than 200,000 registered members and 7,500 providers. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services gave the corporation’s Medicare Advantage plans 4.5 star quality ratings, and its Medicare Advantage plans also earned the highest accreditation from the NCQA.


 Rick Shinto and Penelope Kokkinides- Moving InnovaCare Health to High Glory

InnovaCare Health is based in Puerto Rico and known for its leading role in the managed healthcare services. The company has two primary avenues that include the Medicare Advantage and Provider Networks, and they are committed to offering high quality of healthcare. They believe in creating unique models of sustainable solutions that are cost-effective and fully integrated with the latest and advanced technologies. The mission of InnovaCare Health is redefining the role of healthcare management to help meet the various challenges occurring in today complex environment. They aim at focusing on having a healthy provider and patient long-term working relationship and with its subsidiary the company will build sustainable models.


Penelope Kokkinides has two decades of experience in healthcare, and she is the Chief Administrator Office. She has specialized in different government programs that include Medicaid and Medicare and other managed care industry. Kokkinides has extensive expertize and knowledge in developing different clinical applications, health care operations and processes and organizational infrastructures. Before joining InnovaCare in 2015 June, she had worked in various executive roles. At Centerlight Healthcare, Penelope Kokkinides was the Chief Operating Officer and an Executive Vice President. At AmeriChoice she worked as Corporate Vice President where she played a significant role in implanting and developing the firm health model.


Rick Shinto is the M.D of InnovaCare health and has more than 20 years of operation and clinical experience in managed care. Before joining InnovaCare, he worked MMM Healthcare Incl. and at Aventa Inc. as the Chief Executive Officer and President. He also serves on the board as the Director of the InnovaCare health.


Rick and Kokkinides reflect a high level of expertise, experience and professional integrity with each adding a rich background of unique skills that are set to move the organization into higher success and position amid the ever-changing healthcare landscape.


InnovaCare is a company that operates in Puerto Rico and provides managed health care. It controls the PMC Medicare choice that has more than 200,000 individual members and serves a network of 7,500 providers. It also controls the MMM healthcare in Puerto Rico. Additionally, InnovaCare also manages the Government Health Plan which offers broad benefits of coordinated care model to the Puerto Rico citizens. InnovaCare is committed to providing the citizens and health providers of the Island with quality healthcare that is affordable. The company also added Jonathan Meyers as the InnovaCare Chief Actuary Officer in 2016.