Today (Monday), the Obama administration extended the Obamacare deadline to sign up for coverage by one day, to tomorrow. Consumers will have to enroll and pay in full by Christmas Eve to have insurance when coverage begins on New Year's Day, or else face a fine.
Most Americans are required to have health coverage in 2014 under Obamacare mandates, or they will face a fine of at least $95 for lapsed coverage.
This one-day Obamacare deadline extension isn't the first. Originally, it was set for Dec. 15. That was extended to Dec. 23, to give consumers additional time navigating the maligned website.
But extending the Obamacare deadline by one day will not have a huge impact on enrollment numbers when they are already this bad…
Obamacare Is Sick
Instead of doling out health coverage for others, Obamacare needs to worry about its own health.