MILWAUKEE – May 16, 2023 – SKYGEN, a leading provider of vision and dental benefit management services and software as a service (SaaS) solutions, today announces its partnership with TeamSmile, whose mission is to provide children in need with a life-changing dental experience through the power of sports.
In partnership with teams in the NFL, MLB, NBA, major colleges and more, TeamSmile will conduct large-scale dental clinics in stadiums and arenas throughout the country. Through the TeamSmile model, SKYGEN and TeamSmile expect to serve more than 5,000 children across the country in 2023, partnering together on programs in Atlanta, Cincinnati, Kansas City, Philadelphia and Milwaukee.
“At SKYGEN, we believe that every community should have access to dental care,” said Steve Berryman, CEO, SKYGEN. “Our partnership with TeamSmile ensures that we are helping to meet the need of underserved children across the country and supporting happy and healthy smiles.”
TeamSmile is the nation’s premier advocacy group that facilitates transformative dental care services for underserved children by bringing together oral health care professionals and organizations in a spirited and community-oriented setting.
“We are thrilled to partner with SKYGEN to help us fulfill our mission and give children in underserved areas access to the oral care they need to live a healthy life,” said TeamSmile executive director John McCarthy. “SKYGEN genuinely wants to make a positive difference through our organization, but the children that we serve will be the true beneficiaries. We are grateful to SKYGEN for its support and look forward to doing great work together.”
As a major partner of TeamSmile, SKYGEN will also use its resources and reach to support specific, targeted programs that positively impact the lives of children across the country.
SKYGEN powers transformation of specialty benefits administration with technology and service solutions that reduce healthcare costs, improve access to care, increase healthcare value and elevate experiences and satisfaction for all stakeholders. SKYGEN partners with healthcare payers, delivery systems, and state regulatory agencies to administer dental and vision and other specialty benefits in both commercial and government markets. With its intelligent software-as-a-service (SaaS) automation, third-party administration (TPA), marketplace connectivity and risk management solutions, SKYGEN powers the nation’s leading healthcare organizations, and serves nearly 50 million member lives across all 50 states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. For more information, please visit www.skygenusa.com.
TeamSmile is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization, and the Mission of TeamSmile is to provide children in need with a life-changing dental experience through the power of sports. TeamSmile fulfills this Mission by partnering with teams in the NFL, MLB, NBA, MLS, NHL, major college athletic programs (and more), to set up large-scale dental clinics in stadiums and arenas throughout the country. Since inception, TeamSmile has conducted over 250 programs, provided over $18 million of free dental care and oral health education, and served over 50,000 children. For more information on TeamSmile please visit www.teamsmile.org.