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Microsoft Exec takes over Healthcare.gov

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The birth of healthcare.gov was not as smooth as the President and supporters of the Affordable Healthcare Act had hoped, so with that in mind Kurt DelBene, who recently served as president of Microsoft's 'Office' division, has the conn.

Kathleen Sebelius, the secretary of Health and Human Services made the announcement December 17th, saying that DelBene has agreed to stay on through at least the first half of 2014.

DelBene's retirement from Microsoft, became effective Monday, so his full faith and effort can fo towards making Healthcare.gov a more viable and user-friendly experience.

In 2012, DelBene was Microsoft's third highest paid executive with total compensation of $7.5 million. DelBene stated he will donate the salary he receives from Health and Human Services back to United States treasury.

The Obama administration said on Monday they had resolved the latest technical glitch with the HealthCare.gov, one that hit over the weekend and prevented people from enrolling properly in new policies under the Affordable Care Act.

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