Brenna Tan is a policy analyst for The Hilltop Institute’s health reform team. She provides policy development, program evaluation, and data analysis for the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange and other publicly funded programs. She also assists with updating the Hospital Community Benefit Law Profiles. As the HIPAA Coordinator for Hilltop, she is responsible for training staff regarding HIPAA/HITECH policies and procedures, and investigating and recording any potential HIPAA security violations.
Ms. Tan joins Hilltop with experience as quality assurance manager for a network of 26 community-based organizations across New York State. As such, she performed monthly review of cases managed by these organizations to ensure that consumers were being provided with pertinent advice, provided technical assistance to the network, conducted site visits, and prepared informational materials on insurance programs for consumers and advocates. Prior to that position, Ms. Tan gained experience as helpline counselor for the company, handling over 300 cases. Ms. Tan also served as law clerk for the Office of Health Care Quality and the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, both in the Maryland Attorney General’s Office. While in school, Ms. Tan was a student attorney for the Drug Policy and Public Health Strategies Clinic, where she supported the Baltimore Chapter of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence.
Ms. Tan holds a JD from the University of Maryland School of Law, where she also earned a certificate in health law, and a BA in sociology from St. Mary’s College, where she graduated summa cum laude. Ms. Tan is admitted to practice in Maryland and New York.