April 10 (Bloomberg) -- Kathleen Sebelius, the U.S. health secretary who steered the troubled rollout of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, will resign just as the program topped its first-year enrollment goal.
The president will announce Sebelius’s resignation tomorrow and name Sylvia Mathews Burwell, 48, director of the Office of Management and Budget, as the health department’s next secretary, the White House said.
If confirmed, Burwell, 48, will bring a background in economics and management to the health position. She was deputy director of OMB during the Clinton administration and also served as chief of staff to then-Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin during a time that included the 1995 budget standoffs that led to partial government shutdowns.
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