InnovaCare Health Partners with Orlando Family Physicians to Expand High-Quality, Value-Based Care to Central Florida

Company’s newest subsidiary is a leading medical group across five Central Florida counties

FORT LEE, N.J. & ORLANDO, Fla.--()--Officials with InnovaCare Health, a leading provider of integrated healthcare solutions, announced today the company has finalized an agreement to partner with Orlando Family Physicians, expanding InnovaCare’s MSO services in the mainland United States.

Based in Orlando and with nearly 20 locations across five counties, Orlando Family Physicians is a leading medical group in the Central Florida region. The company was founded in 2000. Its team of more than 70 providers and 500 employees currently treats more than 100,000 patients.

“We’re excited to partner with Orlando Family Physicians, not only for the clinical strength it brings into the InnovaCare family, but also what it means for patients, staff and physicians in the Central Florida area,” said Richard Shinto, M.D., President and CEO of InnovaCare. “As a physician-led organization, we believe strongly in physicians’ ability to change healthcare for the better, and we see a great opportunity to work alongside the clinicians and leaders of Orlando Family Physicians to help expand the delivery of personalized, high-quality care here. This partnership combines the right cultures, resources and expertise to continue our nearly 20-year track record of developing smart, value-based models across the U.S.”

Through a partnership with InnovaCare, Orlando Family Physicians will be able to better deliver on its promise to patients and physicians. The organization expects to continue growing its service area; providing access to more resources as well as best practices for staff and clinicians; and expanding relationships with local health systems, health plans and community partners.

President and CEO Jorge Luis Garcia will continue to be an owner of Orlando Family Physicians and remain in his leadership role.

“As strong as Orlando Family Physicians is today, a partnership with InnovaCare will give us access to clinical and operational expertise that will solidify our ability to provide patient-focused healthcare here in Central Florida for years to come,” said Garcia. “InnovaCare is a national leader in value-based care and integrated delivery solutions – one that understands the strong, trusted relationships we have built in this community and is committed to strengthening them. We are confident this partnership will enable our physicians and staff members to strengthen our practices and continue to deliver on our mission of delivering the highest quality care and service through professional, friendly and personalized attention.”

The agreement also includes Orlando Family Physicians-affiliated companies Premier Health Network and Medhealth Group.

“This announcement reflects InnovaCare’s plans for continued strategic growth across the U.S.,” said Doug Malton, Chief Financial Officer of InnovaCare. “As we expand our footprint through partnerships with high-performing physician practices and networks, such as Orlando Family Physicians, we look forward to aggressively growing these businesses and other new additions to the expanding InnovaCare family.”

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 Fort Lee, N.J., 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 nearly 500,000 lives, including more than 100,000 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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Ellis Metz

Release Summary

Officials with InnovaCare Health announced today the company has finalized an agreement to partner with Orlando Family Physicians.


Ellis Metz