Obamacare Extension Adds Almost 150,000

The Hill: Nearly 150,000 people signed up for health insurance during ObamaCare’s extra enrollment period this spring, the federal government announced Tuesday.

People who lack insurance were given an extra month and a half to buy coverage through the federal marketplace to avoid next year’s penalty, which will rise to at least $325 a person.

This year is the first time that ObamaCare’s individual mandate penalty goes into effect.

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