In this episode Ron chats with Ge Bai, PhD, CPA, an Associate Professor of Accounting at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and Associate Professor of Health Policy & Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Here she discusses her work in healthcare pricing, policy. and management. She also talks about the current problems with the cost of insurance and price transparency. She also looks at some of the differences between for profit and not for profit organizations and their billing practices.
Ge Bai 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, 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 used in government regulations and congressional testimonies.