White House Names Former MICROSOFT Exec to RUN Healthcare.govSubmitted by emalvini on Tue, 12/17/2013 - 14:47
White House Names Former MICROSOFT Exec to RUN Healthcare.gov
Published: Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 11:58 AM ET
By: Dan Mangan | Health Care Reporter
The White House is rebooting HealthCare.gov's repairman.
Former Microsoft executive Kurt DelBene will take over the volunteer job of overseeing ongoing fixes to the federal Obamacare marketplace HealthCare.gov starting Wednesday, officials said.
DelBene will replace management guru Jeffrey Zients, who was tapped by President Obama in October to manage the emergency repair job on that badly crippled website.
The switch comes at a critical time for the site, which has been dramatically improved under Zients' reign, but which now is engaged in a furious effort to enroll as many people as possible in new Affordable Care Act insurance by the New Year.
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