InnovaCare Health is one of the leading healthcare service providers in North America. The firm specializes in Medicaid Programs and Medicare Advantage. They have created models which enable members to access quality healthcare that is cost-effective, sustainable and technological friendly. One year ago, Dr. Rick Shinto, the President and CEO of the company, announced the addition of three executives to its management team. It was a strategy to boost the expertise of InnovaCare’s entire team. The executives hired were; Penelope Kokkinides, Jonathan Meyers and Mike Sortino.Penelope Kokkinides had garnered extensive experience operating Medicare and Medicaid programs. She was hired to serve as the firm’s Chief Administration Officer. Her extensive skills in creating managed healthcare and clinical programs made her the suitable person to serve in this position. Previously, she held executive roles at Centerlight Health, where she served as deputy COO.
Penelope was expected to bring valuable experience, especially on the government funded programs, Medicaid and Medicare.Jonathan Meyers was hired to serve as the company’s Chief Actuary Officer. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Meyers served at Horizon BCBS. He was in charge of actuarial services, Medicaid and Medicare. Meyers had also served at New York based HealthCare Partners as its Chief Actuary Officer. Mike Sortino was hire to serve as the firm’s Chief Accounting Officer. Mike had garnered vast experience in this field, serving as Controller and CFO of several firms. In addition, Mr. Sortino has over two decades of experience operating in reinsurance and insurance industry.According to Rick Shinto, the three executives are a reflection high level expertise, professional integrity and experience required at InnovaCare Health. These executives were expected to add their unique skill set to the InnovaCare’s leadership team and enable the firm realize its goals.
InnovaCare’s Founder Daniel E. Straus
InnovaCare Health was founded by Daniel E. Straus. He is credited for successfully leading the firm to become the largest provider of Medicare Advantage plans in the U.S. Currently, he serves as the firm’s Chairman and also controlling shareholders. He was also involved in the operation of Rick Shinto, a leading physician firm based in Southern California.Besides his role in business, Daniel E. Straus is a committed philanthropist. He has personally supported a variety of charitable causes through different foundations he created from his vast businesses. Through his philanthropic and charitable initiatives, Daniel has funded numerous organizations, especially those based in New York City and surrounding cities.