HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

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Sebelius decided to leave post after 2012 election

Departing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius acknowledged Sunday in a televised interview that the timeline for rolling out HealthCare.gov was wrong and the technical glitches that plagued the website were the lowest point of her five-year tenure.

President Obama nominates Sylvia Mathews Burwell as new HHS secretary

President Barack Obama this morning nominated Sylvia Mathews Burwell to replace Kathleen Sebelius as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius exits as reform moves forward

Kathleen Sebelius--the public face of the botched HealthCare.gov rollout-- is stepping down from her post as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, according to multiple news outlets.

Majority of first premiums already paid

Insurer estimates suggest 80 percent to 90 percent of enrollees in the health insurance exchanges already have made their first premium payment.

Affordable Care Act still receives mixed reviews

The Affordable Care Act turns four years old this weekend, and despite glitches, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi defended the healthcare overhaul as a winner,  The Hill's Healthwatch  reported.

HealthCare.gov finds new leader in Microsoft exec

The HealthCare.gov website has experienced several major upgrades and now has a new leader, former Microsoft executive Kurt DelBene, according to a blog post from U.S. Department of Health & Humans Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

Sebelius calls on inspector general for HealthCare.gov review

Less than two weeks after the Obama administration met its self-imposed deadline to improve HealthCare.gov, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius called for the inspector general to examine the site's development.

HHS: Qualified health plans aren't federal healthcare programs

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services clarified that qualified health plans sold on the health insurance exchanges are not federal healthcare programs.

Healthcare.gov hearing: Partisan fights, govt. apologies, blame all around

Yesterday's hearing on the HealthCare.gov launch was so marked by partisan bickering among lawmakers that Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner barely had time to talk, the National Journal reported.

Sebelius resists calls for resignation over exchange glitches

Secretary of Health & Human Services Kathleen Sebelius will not resign her position despite Republican demands, the New York Times reports.