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InnovaCare Health Expands Corporate Leadership Team

Leslie Prizant will manage the company’s legal matters as General Counsel


Leslie Prizant


WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — June 18, 2020 — InnovaCare Health, a national leader in integrated and value-based healthcare services, is pleased to announce Leslie Prizant has joined the organization’s corporate leadership team as General Counsel. In this role, she will oversee the legal matters for the growing company’s Puerto Rico and Florida-based subsidiaries.

With a strong background in healthcare law, Prizant brings 15+ years of leadership as a trusted advisor in providing legal counsel and guidance to growing healthcare companies. She joins InnovaCare Health from Prospect Medical Holdings, a California-based integrated healthcare system and provider of a broad range of acute health services and accountable care organizations across the United States, where she served as Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. In that role, Prizant was responsible for managing the company’s legal staff as well as overseeing legal matters for the organization’s 18 acute care hospitals across five states, including negotiating contracts, advising the company on regulatory developments, providing counsel on employment matters and more.

Before joining Prospect Medical Holdings, Prizant held leadership roles at several other leading healthcare organizations such as Health Management Associates, Inc. in Naples, Fla., where she served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel for the 72-hospital system. Prior to that, she practiced law at several prominent national firms, including Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC and Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP.

“Leslie brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the InnovaCare Health team that will be invaluable as we continue to pursue smart opportunities for growth and expansion,” said Richard Shinto, M.D., President and CEO of InnovaCare. “With the addition of Leslie, we have a strong corporate leadership team in place to achieve our most important goals and continue to deliver on our commitment as a national leader in value-based care. We’re thrilled to have her on the team.”

About InnovaCare Health

InnovaCare Health improves the lives of members and physicians through innovative solutions for value-based healthcare. In each unique market the company serves, InnovaCare works across the healthcare ecosystem – with patients, providers, payers and other partners – to increase access to high-quality, affordable care.

Based in White Plains, N.Y., InnovaCare has been on the forefront of value-based care for more than a decade, distributing risk and developing proprietary technologies to inspire patient and provider engagement. Through an integrated portfolio of health plans, medical service organizations, clinical networks and more, the company manages more than 500,000 lives, including more than 150,000 dual-eligible beneficiaries. InnovaCare’s Medicare Advantage plans have received NCQA accreditation and 4.5-star quality ratings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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