InnovaCare, Inc., an organization known for using Medicaid and Medicare Advantage plans to provide patients in Puerto Rico with the highest quality healthcare-related services, recently enlarged its management team by adding three talented executives. Each of those executives brings a unique skill set and a rich background to the healthcare leader. Their addition will help InnovaCare, Inc. to be in a better position to succeed in today’s rapidly changing, increasingly complex healthcare landscape. The new executives are Jonathan Meyers, Penelope Kokkinides and Mike Sortino.
Jonathan Meyers is now Innovacare Health Inc.’s Chief Actuary Officer. Meyers was New Jersey-based Horizon BCBS’ Director of Actuarial Services. He was also Chief Actuary for New York-based HealthCare Partners and served as managed care VP and CFO. Meyers has also provided unions and large employers with consulting services for employee benefits. This included providing strategic advice and insight to senior executives on how to position employee and retiree healthcare benefits.
InnovaCare, Inc.’s new Chief Administrative Officer Penelope Kokkinides has worked in healthcare and managed care for over 20 years. Her specialty is government programs and creating and managing clinical programs, health care operations and processes which improve organizational infrastructure and inefficiencies. She was Centerlight Healthcare’s COO and executive vice president in charge of overall management on wvalways.com and the managed care division’s strategic direction. Kokkinides was also COO of Touchstone Health and AmeriChoice’s corporate VP of Care and Disease Management.
New InnovaCare Chief Accounting Officer Mike Sortino was the U.S. branch of Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Ltd.’s Controller. Prior to that he served as HCC Specialty’s CFO for 5 years. Sortino has been involved in the insurance and reinsurance industries for more than two decades.
These new InnovaCare Health executives continue the tradition of bringing a high level of professional integrity, experience and expertise to the company. CEO Rick Shinto calls it a privilege to add them to the InnovaCare Health team. The company is known for its commitment to providing quality healthcare to its members through sustainable managed care models that are cost-effective, well-coordinated, innovative and integrates the latest and best technologies. InnovaCare Health provides broad benefit coverage for almost 200,000 patients through a network of over 7,500 providers. It provides the only NCQA-accredited health plans in Puerto Rico through the Government Health Plan.