No extra enrollment time for Obamacare


Obamacare will not offer a special open enrollment period for people who are going to be hit by the law's penalty for not getting health insurance.

A top administration official said Monday that uninsured people will not get extra time if they don't sign up for Obamacare coverage by Jan. 31. The announcement comes after the administration extended the deadline last year to around the tax filing deadline of April 15.

"You could have to wait another year to get coverage and may have to pay the fee when you file your 2016 income taxes," said Kevin Counihan, CEO of