Officials of InnovaCare Health, a leading provider of Medicare Advantage and Medicaid health plans in Puerto Rico, has announced the organization’s participation in the Learning and Action Network. It’s an initiative aimed at transiting the U.S. health system toward alternate payment models. Payment will be based on quality rather than quantity of services. As a LAN dedicated partner, InnovaCare Health looks forward to supporting LAN accomplish its mission of accelerating the transition to quantity-based payment models.InnovaCare Health devotes to supporting the LAN’s mission to transit the U.S. healthcare payments to alternate payment methods. Participating in the LAN Nationwide Data Collection Effort and quantitative data survey will help InnovaCare Health measure progress toward these goals. Besides, InnovaCare will categorize payments based on the APM Framework. The announcement signifies InnovaCare Health’s commitment to advancing the healthcare industry. Richard Shinto, the President and Chief Executive Officer of InnovaCare says that joining LAN nationwide data collection efforts will reinforce InnovaCare Health’s mission to redefine healthcare management. That will help provide patients with access to coordinated, economical, innovative, and quality-driven health care services. Payment reform will assist in building stronger patient relationships.
It’s a payment platform for private, public, and non-profit sectors to share efforts to transform Puerto Rico’s health system. The platform emphasis on quality rather than quantity of care. The LAN was launched in 2015 to help accelerate the adoption of alternate payment models. It focuses on shifting from the current healthcare payment model to quality care and improved health.
About InnovaCare Health
InnovaCare, Inc. is a leading provider of managed healthcare services in Puerto Rico. It operates the leading health plans, PMC Medicare Choice and MMM Healthcare in Puerto Rico. Its membership comprises of over 200,000 individuals served by a network of over 7,500 care providers. Besides, InnovaCare manages two Medicaid plans within the Puerto Rican government health plan to provide broad benefit coverage through a coordinated care model. In fact, InnovaCare offers the Island’s only NCQA-accredited health plans.Richard Shinto partners with Penelope Kokkinides, the Chief Administrative Officer of InnovaCare to provide members with quality healthcare by creating sustainable healthcare models. Under their leadership, InnovaCare Health looks forward to integrating its health care models with advanced technologies. InnovaCare Health commits to providing quality and affordable healthcare by creating sustainable healthcare models. InnovaCare views its patients as long-term partners and strives to meet their personalized needs.