Jeah (Kyoungrae) Jung

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Associate Professor of Health Policy and Administration

Contact Information

601E Donald H. Ford Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802


(fax) 814-863-2905


B.S., 1995, Pharmacy, Seoul National University
M.P.H. 1999, Health Policy, Seoul National University
Ph.D., 2007, Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota

Teaching Interests

Health care financing and policy; research methods; and health insurance.

Research Interests

Prescription drug policy; consumer information; provider incentives; Medicare policy; and quality of care.

Selected Publications

Bhandari, N., Shi, Y., & Jung, K. (Forthcoming). “Online health information seeking and barriers to access to health care”. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

Jung, K., Feldman, R., McBean, M. (2014). “Demand for prescription drugs under non-linear pricing in medicare part D”. International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, 14(1), 19-40.

Jung, K., & Polsky, D. (2014). “Competition and quality in home health care markets”. Health Economics, 23(3), 298-313.

Jung, K., Feldman, R., & McBean, M. (2013). “Nonlinear pricing in drug benefits and medication utilization: The case of statin compliance in medicare part D”. Health Services Research.

Lim, D-Y., Jung, K., & Shi., Y. (2013). “The use of antidepressants: Medicare part D and national trends”. Psychiatric Services, 64(10), 1038-1042.

Feldman, R., & Jung, K. (2012). “Testing the Hirshleifer-Riley model: The values of information sources for a future hospital stay”. Journal of Consumer Policy, 35(3), 355-371.

Jung, K., & Feldman, R. (2012). “Public reporting and market-area exit decisions by home health agencies”. Medicare & Medicaid Research Review, 2(4), 1-18.

Jung, K., Feldman, R., & Scanlon, D. (2011).  “Where would you go for your next hospitalization?” Journal of Health Economics, 30, 832– 841.

Jung, K. (2010). “Incentives for voluntary disclosure of quality information in HMO markets”. Journal of Risk and Insurance, 77(1), 183-210.

Jung, K., & Moon, O. (1999). "Cost-effectiveness analysis of pharmacological treatments for hyper-cholesterolemia." Korean Journal of Health Policy & Administration, 9(3), 70-94.

Curriculum Vitae

Jeah (Kyoungrae) Jung vitae

Strategic Themes

  • Health Care Systems