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No Obamacare Break This Year, Government Warns
NBC News

People who don’t have health insurance yet for next year need to hurry up and get it or risk a fine, the federal government warns. And the fine’s going up this year.

Although the Health and Human Services Department offered a special extension last year to sign up, because many people may not yet have fully understood the requirements, there will be no such break this coming year.

“It’s important to remember that the final deadline to sign up for 2016 coverage through is January 31,” said Kevin Counihan, the CEO of