(Bloomberg) -- The UnitedHealth Group Inc. executive whose Optum division has helped at least four states fix Obamacare health exchanges will become second-in-command at the federal agency that runs the U.S. program.

Andy Slavitt, Optum’s group vice president, will become principal deputy administrator at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. officials said. The company he comes from, UnitedHealth, is the nation’s largest health insurer.

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