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Ge Bai

Departmental Affiliations

Carey Business School

Contact Info

1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Bernstein-Offit Building 353
District of Columbia

Research Interests

Hospital price; Professional service price; Prescription drug price; Price transparency; Charity care; Pharmaceutical supply chain; Pharmacy benefit manager
Experiences & Accomplishments
Michigan State University
Eastern Michigan University
Dalian University of Technology
Dalian University of Technology
Ge Bai, PhD, CPA is a Professor of Accounting at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and Professor of Health Policy & Management (joint) at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She has received the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association’s Excellence in Teaching Award. An expert on health care accoutning, finance, and policy, Dr. Bai has testified before House Ways and Means Committee, written for the Wall Street Journal, and published her studies in leading academic journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, JAMA Internal Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, and Health Affairs. Her work has been widely featured in ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox News, Los Angeles Times, NBC, New York Times, NPR, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and other media outlets and cited in government regulations and congressional testimonies. Dr. Bai is currently a visiting scholar at the Health Analysis Division of the Congressional Budget Office.
Select Publications
Dr. Bai's research has been published in leading academic journals, widely featured in the media, and used in government regulations and congressional testimony.
  • Analysis Suggests Government And Nonprofit Hospitals’ Charity Care Is Not Aligned With Their Favorable Tax Treatment, with Hossein Zare, Matthew Eisenberg, Daniel Polsky, and Gerard Anderson, 2021, Health Affairs, 40(4), 629-636.
  • The Graduate Nurse Education Demonstration: Implications for Medicare Policy, with Linda Aiken, Joshua Dahlerbruch, and Barbara Todd, The New England Journal of Medicine, 2018, 378(25), 2360-2363.
  • Addressing Generic-Drug Market Failures—the Case for Establishing a Nonprofit Manufacturer, with Dan Liljenquist and Gerard Anderson, The New England Journal of Medicine, 2018, 378(20), 1857-1859.
  • Variation in the Ratio of Physician Charges to Medicare Payments by Specialty and Region, with Gerard Anderson, JAMA, 2017, 317(2), 315-318.
  • Extreme Markup: The Fifty Hospitals with the Highest Charge-To-Cost Ratios, with Gerard Anderson, Health Affairs, 2015, 34(6), 922-928.