Penelope Kokkinides serves InnovaCare Healthcare as its Chief Administrative Officer. Penelope rejoined InnovaCare Health Inc in the year 2015. She had previously worked in the firm holding the positions of Vice president in the Clinical Operations department and also the company’s Chief Operating Officer.
Penelope Kokkinides has extensive experience and knowledge in healthcare. He has served in the industry for over two decades majorly focusing on government programs and policies. She is also an expert in the matters concerning managed care sector.
Before she got back to InnovaCare, Penelope was working with Centerlight Healthcare as its Chief Operating Officer and the Executive Vice President. Her role was to take full responsibility for managed care division and management and strategic direction of the firm.
Penelope also served Touchstone Health in the position of Chief Operating Officer. She is known for helping AmeriChoice company to grow from a local service provider to a nationally recognized company when she served as its Corporate Vice President.
Penelope Kokkinides was among the eight women who received an invitation to the White House by the United States President Donald Trump. The guests were all from the Caregiver organization.
Penelope Kokkinides used the opportunity to address the benefits of having a more concrete health care services across Puerto Rico. She spoke about the need for adequate funding of the healthcare sector by the government. She pointed out the manner that the health care funding has dropped with since 2011. She estimated the drop coast at $1 billion and noted that the figure was increasing day by day.
In her speech, Kokkinides said that the best way to address the cuts was to provide enough funding. She explained that the people of Puerto Rico were at that time in a hole that needed a responsible response to help them get out of the hole.
She insisted that failure to address the healthcare issue in Puerto Rico may force many residents to move from the island to the States. She feared that in the States, the cost of Medicare could be more than three times higher than it was in Puerto Rico.
Commenting on the state of healthcare in the united states, President Donald Trump said that the healthcare professionals, nurses and doctors who were in that meeting represented the numerous women in the healthcare industry who are responsible for essential roles in America’s Healthcare.
The final notice that was publicized some days after the meeting showed the adjustment plan for Puerto Rico Healthcare System by the CMS.