ACA questions

05/13/2014 4:52 PM

05/13/2014 4:53 PM

More than 80 percent of those who have signed up for insurance under the ACA have paid their first month premium (“Health insurers: Payment rates about 80 percent,” May 8) .

Apparently some Democrats call this success.

The article said some Republicans still ask whether rates will go up in 2015, and how much. Also, how many of those who signed up were previously uninsured?

Those are definitely good questions.

But these questions are better:

How many are receiving government subsidies?

How much of the premium do they pay, and how much does the subsidy pay?

And how much will fall onto the taxpayers’ shoulders if the goverment can’t pay it?

— Chrysanne Mason,

Euless

Submit a Letter or Cheer/Jeer

Verification: Letters must include author's full name, address and day and home phone numbers for verification purposes only.

Frequency: Writers are limited to one letter every 30 days.

Content: Suggested letter length is 200 words or less. Please limit your Cheer or Jeer to 50 words or less.

Items may be edited. All submissions to the Star-Telegram will become the property of the Star-Telegram.

Questions: Call 817-390-7830 or contact Mike Norman, Editorial Page Director​ at mnorman@star-telegram.com​

Submit here

Join the Discussion

Fort Worth Star-Telegram is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQ | Terms of Service