Lanhee J. Chen, Ph.D.
Lanhee Chen is a counsel in the Health Care group. Lanhee’s practice in health law and policy focuses on Medicare, Medicaid, ERISA, and the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) on states, private enterprises, and all parts of the health care economy.
Outside of the firm, Lanhee is currently the David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution; director of Domestic Policy Studies and lecturer in the Public Policy Program at Stanford University; lecturer in law at Stanford Law School; and an affiliate of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford. His research focuses on health policy, retirement security policy, campaigns and elections, and California policy and politics.
Lanhee is also a presidentially-appointed and Senate-confirmed member of the Social Security Advisory Board, an independent, bipartisan panel that advises the president, Congress, and the commissioner of Social Security on matters related to the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income programs. He also serves on the Board of Directors of El Camino Hospital in the Silicon Valley.