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Ge Bai, PhD

  • Associate Professor

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1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Bernstein-Offit Building 353
Washington, District of Columbia 20036


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PhD, Michigan State University, 2012
MS, Eastern Michigan University, 2006
BE, Dalian University of Technology, 2001
BA, Dalian University of Technology, 2001


Ge Bai, PhD, CPA is an associate professor of Accounting at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and associate professor of Health Policy & Management (joint) at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is an expert on health care pricing, policy, and management. 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, Health Affairs. Her work has been widely featured in ABC, Atlantic, CBS, CNN, Forbes, Fox News, Los Angeles Times, NBC, New York Times, NPR, The Guardian, U.S. News & World Report, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and other media and used in government regulations and congressional testimony.

  • Hospital price
  • Physician price
  • Prescription drug price
  • Price transparency
  • Pharmaceutical supply chain
  • Pharmacy benefit manager

Dr. Bai's research has been published in leading academic journals, widely featured in the media, and used in government regulations and congressional testimony.

  • Air Ambulances with Sky-High Charges, with Arjun Chanmugam, Valerie Suslow, and Gerard Anderson, 2019, Health Affairs, 38(7), 1195-1200.
  • 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.