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.
A top federal health official told Congress on Thursday that upcoming open enrollment in Obamacare will have some "bumps," and "won't be perfect."
Lax contract oversight, a rushed schedule and changing requirements all led to the debacle of HealthCare.gov's launch last fall, a GAO report says.
States might need to spend only hundreds of dollars or less to protect Obamacare subsidies for residents currently enrolled in HealthCare.gov plans.
In a dramatic split decision, two federal appellate panels disagreed on the legality of billions of dollars in government subsidies for Obamacare.