(Bloomberg) Kathleen Sebelius, the U.S. health secretary who steered the troubled rollout of President Barack Obamas signature health care law, will resign just as the program topped its first-year enrollment goal, according to two people familiar with the decision.
The resignation of Sebelius, 65, is expected to be announced tomorrow, said the people who asked not to be identified because the decision is still private. A former Democratic governor of Kansas, Sebelius was an early backer of Obamas first campaign for the president. She spent five years running the Health and Human Services Department, presiding over the largest change to government health programs since Medicare and Medicaid began almost 50 years ago.
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