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Covered California enrollment deadline nears

There’s less than a week to go until the open enrollment period for “Covered Ca” ends, and health care officials are reminding you that you could face bigger penalties than ever this year for not having health insurance.

Since Obama Care’s individual coverage requirement took effect in 2014, the government has imposed bigger fines on those who don’t purchase coverage through health exchanges, if you’re not getting that insurance through your employer or a government program like Medicare.