Senior Vice President of Operations
Kaye started at Delta Dental of Tennessee in 1993 and has consistently grown through the ranks. She was initially responsible for recruiting the provider panel for the TennDent program as well as administering the claims processing, QA, and utilization management for approximately 250,000 children in the government-funded program. She also managed the Professional Relations Department and the initial creation of the DDTN Customer Service Department.
In her current role, Kaye oversees the Group Services Department, the Claims Processing Department, and the Customer Service Department. She also manages the operations of TennDent, which administers the State of Tennessee’s TennCare program for dental benefits.
Previously, Kaye worked for the Tennessee Department of Health, where she was a unit manager responsible for the Board of Medical Examiners and eight other related Boards. During her 20-year tenure with the state, Kaye also served as the Administrator for the Board of Dentistry, Emergency Medical Services, and the Hospital Licensure/Health Care Facilities.
A native of Nashville, Kaye attended David Lipscomb University.