Yoonhee Choi

  • Advisor
  • T. +82-2-3404-1074
  • F. +82-2-3404-0801
  • E. yoonhee.choi@bkl.co.kr


Yoonhee Choi graduated from Chung-Ang University College of Pharmacy and then worked at the Health Insurance Review & Assessment Service (HIRA) for 11 and a half years, during which she faithfully performed her duties not only as a working-level staff member but also as a team manager at the Pharmaceutical Benefits Department, gaining extensive practical experiences in reviewing off-patent pharmaceutical pricing of generic drugs as well as new drugs. Ms. Choi joined Bae, Kim & Lee LLC in 2022 and provides her clients with advisory services on legal matters concerning off-patent pharmaceutical pricing.

Representative Experience

2022-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2020-2022 Manager, Pharmaceutical Pricing Division, Health Insurance Review & Assessment Service
2011-2020 Deputy manager, New Drug Listing Division, Health Insurance Review & Assessment Service
2008-2011 Pharmacist, Onnuri Daehak Pharmacy

Representative Matters

Worked on the project for the expansion of the scope of use of drug
Worked on the project for the review of the result of new drug economic assessment
Reviewed amended MOHW's notice—criteria for determination and adjustment of drugs
Reviewed amended HIRA's regulations on the criteria and procedures for evaluation of eligibility of medicines for medical care benefits
Reviewed amended regulation on the evaluation criteria for drugs to be negotiated


2008 Chung-Ang University (B.S.)

Selected Activities

Citation (Minister of Health and Welfare; 2012, 2021)


2008 Pharmacist (Korea)