Key Family Companies
Larry Dust is the Chief Executive Officer of the Key Family of Companies. He was a brokerage supervisor for Aetna Life and Casualty until he co-founded Life Insurance Brokerage Agency, Inc. an independent life insurance agency in 1973. In 1976 he co-founded Key Life Insurance, and then established Key Benefit Administrators, Inc. in 1979. Key Benefit Administrators was acquired by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Indiana in 1985 and Larry became one of the executive management staff of the Associated Group, the parent of Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He was involved with the founding of Anthem during his tenure with the Associated Group.
In 1992 he repurchased KBA and since that time has built that business into a leading benefits administrator in the United States. In 1998, he founded the American Health Data Institute (AHDI) and has subsequently been granted two U.S. Patents concerning population management. Since 2000, AHDI has statistically proven results of improved participant health, lower healthcare costs and higher quality of care as the result of the use of these patented processes.