Consumers worried about paying medical expenses

May 20, 2020
Todd Shryock

Todd Shryock, contributing author

Logan Lutton

The COVID-19 pandemic has become a great source of stress in the U.S., especially when it comes to finances. 

A survey of 1,004 people commissioned by AccessOne, a patient finance solutions company, found that the COVID-19 crisis has created a great deal of financial anxiety among consumers. Many fear job losses and the inability to pay for medical expenses, and when it comes to payment priorities during the pandemic, medical expenses rank last.Other key findings include the following: