HHS Secretary Sebelius Resigns

By Eric Dutkiewicz - 21Alive

April 10, 2014 Updated Apr 11, 2014 at 11:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (21Alive) - U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services Kathleen Sebelius is leaving her post.

President Barack Obama announced Sebelius' resignation on Friday.

The move comes a week after a close of the enrollment period for the Affordable Health Care law that saw the eventual enrollment of 7 million Americans.

The president has nominated Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Office of Management & Budget director, as next Secretary of Health of Human Services.

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