More than half of respondents say they have skipped paying for certain goods and services to afford health care.

Millennials are shaping the ways in which health care is delivered and paid for in the United States. And as with other generations, many are experiencing a bumpy road in the process. Nearly half of millennials — or 36 million individuals — have experienced a surprise medical bill, according to a survey by In addition, more than one-third have received a mistaken bill or had a claim denied, and more than one-fourth report having medical debt.

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