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Stan Dorn


Stan Dorn, J.D. is a senior fellow at the Urban Institute. He is an expert on the Patient Protection and Affordable Coverage Act, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), federal programs to subsidize coverage for laid-off workers, and strategies to maximize coverage among individuals who qualify for subsidies. 

Before Urban, Mr. Dorn was Senior Policy Analyst at the Economic and Social Research Institute, where he focused on strategies to cover the uninsured; Director of the Health Consumer Alliance, a consortium of legal services groups that help low-income Californians obtain health care; Health Division Director at the Children’s Defense Fund, where he led the organization’s health policy team in a national campaign that helped pass CHIP; and Managing Attorney of the National Health Law Program’s Washington office. Mr. Dorn is a graduate of Harvard College and the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley.


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