contractor Optum says its work with exchange is done

Optum, the contractor for, says it has completed its work and will no longer oversee the online federal marketplace, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In fall 2013, Optum was selected to help revive after its initial rocky rollout. The contractor had worked to help develop the online exchanges before the rollout, but then the Obama administration asked Optum to lead a revival and overhaul plan for the site, according to the report.

"Having achieved the goal of making a stable and reliable platform for people seeking coverage, Optum will not rebid to continue the role of senior advisor," said Matt Stearns, a spokesman for Optum, according to the report. "Our job has been completed."

Mr. Stearns said in the report by stepping away from, Optum will have more room to pursue other projects.

Optum's contract with the government ends in July, but WSJ reports they may continue working with the federal government during a transition period.

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