As Senior Vice President of Claims, Dan Brennan has assumed responsibility for consolidating all of Berkshire Hathaway GUARD’s claims-related functions into a single department. He is responsible for establishing the policies and procedures used to orchestrate the efforts of our Claims department while introducing new forms of automation to ensure the efficient and effective use of resources. Dan has overseen the growth of our Claims department from its early days as Workers’ Compensation specialists, to the current model that handles all lines of business with the same level of expertise and care that our customers have come to expect from us. He also serves as the head of GUARDCo, which operates as Berkshire Hathaway GUARD’s health care management affiliate.
Dan first joined the organization as a GUARDCo Cooperative Care Administrative Specialist and was part of the group that introduced the techniques of managed care to the handling of Workers’ Compensation claims at GUARD. More recently, Dan served as Vice President of Insurance Operations.
Prior to his tenure at Berkshire Hathaway GUARD, Dan served as the Manager of Quality and Risk Management for the Wyoming Valley Health Care System while working for General Medical Services Corporation in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He also served as the Regional Managed Care Manager for the University of Pennsylvania Health System in Radnor, working with physicians in providing comprehensive case management for patients. Before assuming that position, he was the Managed Care Coordinator at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center in Philadelphia. Dan also spent nearly a decade as a Nurse at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center in Philadelphia.
A graduate of Villanova University with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing, he earned his Master of Science in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Dan is a member of the Medical Issues Committee of PCI and is currently pursuing his Chartered Property/Casualty Underwriting designation.