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.
Obamacare advocates are explicitly raising the threat of a pricey fine to get people to enroll in health plans ahead of Monday's deadline.
Sixty percent of uninsured people remain unaware that next Monday is the deadline to enroll in some kind of health plan.
More than 5 million people have selected an Obamacare plan on a government-run exchange, with just two weeks to go before a March 31 deadline.