Senior U.S. health officials confirmed yesterday that Joel Ario, director of health insurance exchanges at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is leaving his job after just one year in office. Ario joined HHS last year after serving as Pennsylvania's insurance commissioner since 2007.

"Exchange planning will proceed as it has up till now," said Steve Larsen, director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight within the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, in a Reuters report.

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