Rick Shinto is the chief executive officer and president of InnovaCare Health. Mr. Shinto earned his bachelor’s of science degree from the University of California at Irvine, and he received his medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Mr. Shinto has an M.B.A. that he received from the University of Redlands.
His career started in Southern California. He was a specialist of internal medicine and pulmonologist. He worked at MedPartners as the vice president who was in charge of medical management, and he also worked at Cal Optimal Health as a senior medical officer. When he was with Pathways Management Company, he was the CMO and operations manager. Rick Shinto was also employed at North American Medical Management of California as the senior officer tasked with medical management. He worked at Aveta Inc. from 2008 to 2012. He started with this company as a member of the management team and was later appointed to the position of president. He stayed at this position until the company was sold.
Mr. Shinto was named Entrepreneur of the Year in 2018, and he was a Top Minority Executive in 2018. He also received the Access for Caring Award for this contributions to making healthcare more affordable and attainable. He serves on the board of directors at America’s Physician Groups and America’s Health Insurance Plans. Previously, he served on the Financial Solvency Standards Board for the California Department of Managed Care.
Penelope Kokkinides has more than 20 years of experience designing and managing healthcare programs, and she has worked with several government programs that include Medicare and Medicaid. She is the current chief administrative officer at InnovaCare Health, and she also served the company as the chief operating officer. She was the chief management officer at Centerlight HealthCare and the head of operations at Touchstone Health. Ms. Kokkinides also worked as the corporate vice president at AmeriChoice. During her time at AmeriChoice, she was in charge of the care management and disease management division. and she was played a key role in the development and implementation of the company’s healthcare model.
InnovaCare Health is company that offers quality healthcare products through Provider Networks and Medicare Advantage Programs. The company has two main programs that are MMM Healthcare and PMC Medicare Choice. InnovaCare Health’s Medicare Advantage healthcare plan received the highest accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.