Top Obamacare Official Stepping Down

Had allegedly planned to retire last year, but stuck around for the Obamacare rollout


A top Obama administration officials working for the agency charged with implementing the healthcare law is retiring, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Monday.

Michelle Snyder, the CMS's Chief Operating Officer, will step down, according to an email sent by Administrator Marilyn Tavenner.

Tavenner said Snyder had planned to retire at the end of 2012 but stuck around at her request to help with the ObamaCare rollout.