Menomonee Falls, Wis., May 4, 2021 – SKYGEN, a leading healthcare software as a service (SaaS) provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Larry Paul as Chief Dental Officer. Dr. Paul takes on the role as Dr. Fred Tye, who previously held the position, steps down to begin his retirement.
In this position, Dr. Paul oversees all aspects of the company’s dental utilization review and management activities, and serves as the clinical face of the company with a focus on using technology to empower population health-based efforts. Dr. Paul uses his clinical expertise and his experience in various roles in the industry to understand the member and provider experiences to ensure the best possible outcomes.
Prior to joining SKYGEN, he served as Vice President of Corporate Dental at AmeriHealth Caritas, a Philadelphia-based company, and prior to that as Dental Director at Keystone First, AmeriHealth Caritas’ plan in the southeast Pennsylvania market. Before that, Dr. Paul was the Dental Director at US Healthcare and the National Dental Director at its successor company, Aetna US Healthcare. He was also a consultant for the Department of Public Welfare in Pennsylvania. Dr. Paul served as a clinical dentist for 10 years before leaving for the corporate sector.
Dr. Paul earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery from Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry and a master’s degree in science and environmental health from Temple University. He completed his general dentistry residency at the VA Hospital in Martinsburg, W. Va. In addition, he earned bachelor’s degrees in history and science from Penn State University. Dr. Paul serves on several boards including the board of visitors for his dental school alma mater.
SKYGEN CEO and Managing Partner, Craig Kasten said, “We are extremely pleased that Larry has joined the SKYGEN team. His expertise navigating the payer side of the industry, coupled with his clinical experience, enables SKYGEN to continue to create and implement the technology, services and programs our customers need to be successful. We also want to thank Fred for his many years of service and leadership at SKYGEN, and wish him a happy retirement.”
SKYGEN is dedicated to transforming the delivery of health benefits through innovative, technology-enabled solutions that drive down the cost of care while promoting better outcomes for all Americans. By developing and employing world-class software solutions, the organization provides unprecedented levels of automation and cost savings, creating the most efficient health plans in the country. The SKYGEN client roster includes the nation’s largest healthcare insurers with clients operating in over 100 markets, serving 35 million member lives on its technology platform, and 10 million member lives through its outsourcing solutions. For more information, please visit www.skygenusa.com.
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