We conducted a survey for healthcare management company Visitpay, which was highlighted in a recent article. Over 1000 consumers who had paid medical bills in the past year responded to the survey, with an a large portion, 36%, stating that they are intimidated by the prospect of paying their medical bills. Of those respondents, 64% agree that paying medical bills is very stressful, while 37% say that they’ve received an unexpected bill from a provider.

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Author Notes:

Jeffrey Henning

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Jeffrey Henning, IPC is a professionally certified researcher and has personally conducted over 1,400 survey research projects. Jeffrey is a member of the Insights Association and the American Association of Public Opinion Researchers. In 2012, he was the inaugural winner of the MRA’s Impact award, which “recognizes an industry professional, team or organization that has demonstrated tremendous vision, leadership, and innovation, within the past year, that has led to advances in the marketing research profession.” In 2022, the Insights Association named him an IPC Laureate. Before founding Researchscape in 2012, Jeffrey co-founded Perseus Development Corporation in 1993, which introduced the first web-survey software, and Vovici in 2006, which pioneered the enterprise-feedback management category. A 35-year veteran of the research industry, he began his career as an industry analyst for an Inc. 500 research firm.