In other states, the problems are murkier. Arizona&aposs Republican-controlled government went ahead with the Medicaid expansion and, as of 2015, had a much lower risk score than, say, Ohio. Yet are being serviced more than one insurer in 2017, and its benchmark premiums are rising by an astonishing 116 percent, to $422 per month for a 27-year-old before subsidies. I&aposm not sure anybody has a solid theory as to exactly why that has happened.
Also, did I mention that it ends on a Tears For Fears song? Because that should be enough to recommend it right there.
But the point isn&apost that Obamacare would have been a perfect law had every state cooperated, or that every market would have been in shipshape. It&aposs that health reform almost certainly would have been in a place had states gone along with plan. Unfortunately, many haven&apost—and won&apost. Jordan Weissmann is ’s senior business and economics correspondent.
International players were already a part of the NBA before the Dream Team broke open the floodgates. (The essential installment traces the bond between eastern European stars Vlade Divac and Drazen Petrovic in the late 1980s and early 1990s.) But the decade after the Dream Tream saw international players emerge on a level previously unseen in the NBA. German wunderkind Dirk Nowitzki, who impressed Charles Barkley during international camps as a teenager, arrived in 1998 and by the early 2000s had begun a