Dan Mangan is a reporter covering health care for CNBC.com.
Mangan has been a journalist for more than 20 years, most recently as a general assignment/rewrite reporter at the New York Post. In his more than dozen years at The Post, Mangan routinely covered major stories, including the 9/11 terror attacks, the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, the 2008 financial meltdown and a slew of juicy Gotham scandals du jour, among them the personal tribulations of Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez.
Prior to that, Mangan began his career in his native Connecticut, writing obituaries for The Hour of Norwalk, before moving on to cover business, government and the court systems at The Hour, the Fairfield County Business Journal and The Advocate of Stamford.
Days after the launch of government-run health insurance marketplaces, high traffic continues to thwart enrollment on the Obamacare exchanges.
The long-awaited health insurance websites were besieged by millions of visitors, which overwhelmed the system in many cases.
President Obama's landmark health-care reform law hits a momentous milestone Tuesday, as government-run insurance marketplaces open for business.