MedPro Names Jean-Paul Rebillard President of Health System & Hospital Division

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FORT WAYNE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

MedPro Group, Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRK-A) dedicated healthcare malpractice insurance business, today announced the appointment of Jean-Paul A. Rebillard as President of its Health System & Hospital (“HSH”) division. Reporting to MedPro President & CEO Tim Kenesey, Rebillard will lead a $70 million division offering healthcare malpractice insurance and risk management solutions to healthcare systems, hospitals and self-insured entities throughout the Americas.

"Jean-Paul is a terrific addition to our MedPro team," commented Kenesey. "For two decades, he has delivered smart, customized solutions to health systems, hospitals and other healthcare providers of all shapes and sizes. As a respected broker and business consultant, he has earned the respect of clients, colleagues and competitors alike. By leveraging the peace of mind that comes from MedPro Group’s (i) unmatched A++ financial strength, policy coverage and limits, (ii) winning claims defense and smart risk management solutions delivered locally through a nationwide network of MedPro professionals, and (iii) unparalleled expertise developed from our century-leading doctor malpractice insurance business, MedPro has built a leading health system and hospital malpractice solutions business. Jean-Paul will make us even stronger, and I have no doubt that our health systems and hospitals – and their brokers and agents – will benefit from Jean-Paul’s experience and dedication."

After completing his undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Pennsylvania and beginning his healthcare risk solution career at the Pennsylvania CAT Fund, Rebillard joined Marsh, where he spent the last two decades sharpening his expertise and client focus through a series of increasingly challenging assignments, including most recently as Senior Vice President in Marsh’s healthcare practice. From his base in Philadelphia, he has delivered a full range of risk solutions to hospitals and multi-hospital healthcare systems, managed care organizations, large physician groups, and miscellaneous healthcare facilities throughout the United States. Rebillard’s track record of success includes creating and managing insurance operations, including a doctor insurer in Nevada, a joint underwriting association in Missouri, a hospital risk retention group in Pennsylvania, and numerous captives and other alternative risk vehicles. With nearly all of MedPro’s HSH business produced through agents and brokers, Rebillard will partner with agents and brokers to deliver unparalleled, market-leading solutions and expertise.

"I am truly excited to join the nation's leading insurer of healthcare providers," commented Rebillard. "Healthcare delivery is changing more rapidly than at any time in my career. Health systems and hospitals – and their brokers and agents – need new, unique, and customized solutions. With almost 115 years of leadership, coverage that spans the healthcare provider continuum, and unmatched strength as part of Berkshire Hathaway, MedPro Group is positioned like no other company to support healthcare systems, hospitals and other healthcare providers through these changes. As leader of MedPro’s HSH division, I am eager to continue my work with healthcare providers and their brokers and agents to provide solutions for their evolving and expanding healthcare malpractice, risk management and patient safety needs."

About MedPro Group’s Health System & Hospital Division
With over $70 million in annual premium, MedPro’s Health System & Hospital Division is a national leader in providing risk solutions to healthcare systems, hospitals and related providers, offering coverage for hospitals ranging from first dollar to high excess, including reinsurance for larger healthcare systems’ self-insured captives. Like the most sophisticated, large commercial insurance operations, MedPro’s HSH division delivers customized self-insured retention options, reinsurance, fronted reinsurance, loss portfolio transfers, and more. Like specialized regional insurers, MedPro delivers its services and a century of expertise through local, dedicated and expert healthcare claims, risk management, underwriting and customer service professionals.

About MedPro Group – Berkshire Hathaway’s dedicated healthcare malpractice insurance solution
As the nation's first provider of healthcare malpractice insurance, MedPro has been protecting the assets and reputations of the healthcare community since 1899. With over $800 million in annual premium and over 120,000 customers, MedPro Group is the national leader in healthcare malpractice insurance coverage and risk management solutions for physicians, dentists and other healthcare providers, as well as for health systems, hospitals and other healthcare facilities. MedPro Group includes The Medical Protective Company, Princeton Insurance Company, and MedPro RRG; its insurance products are underwritten and provided by these and other Berkshire Hathaway affiliates – all with the highest A++ ratings from A.M. Best. Its distribution partners include a nationwide network of licensed agents, brokers and wholesalers. MedPro Group is a Berkshire Hathaway business. www.medpro.com.

Contact:
MedPro Group
Tim Smith, 260-486-0795
tim.smith@medpro.com
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