Why do you need me to confirm my identity for paid surveys within the United States?
Dawn ~ Medscape Member Support
Q: Why do you need to verify my identity?
A: Market research can provide valuable insights into the perspectives, opinions, and experiences of healthcare professionals. In the interest of maintaining the integrity of the Medscape market research process and survey results, we require that you verify your identity as a healthcare professional before participating in Medscape paid research surveys.
Q: How secure is identity vertification process to participate in paid surveys within the United States?
A: Don't worry - the information you provide will be sent in an encrypted form directly to Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions who will use the information solely to identify you. If Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions matches your information to their records you will be presented with a series of questions that only you should be able to answer. Once Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions confirms your identity you will be able to participate in paid surveys in the United States. Note that Medscape does not store any of the information that you submit nor does Medscape have access to your answers to the verification questions.