Michelle Snyder, Health Official Who Oversaw Building Of Obamacare Website, To Retire

Dec 30, 2013 | Updated Mar 01, 2014

WASHINGTON, Dec 30 (Reuters) - U.S. health official Michelle Snyder, who oversaw the building of the troubled Obamacare website HealthCare.gov, is retiring from her job as chief operating officer at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

CMS chief Marilyn Tavenner announced Snyder's departure in a statement that said Snyder had originally planned to retire at the end of 2012 but had stayed on at Tavenner's request to "help me with the challenges facing CMS in 2013."

(Reporting by Susan Cornwell; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

Also on HuffPost: