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FOX19 Investigates: Main Obamacare website firm fired

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One of the companies behind the federal healthcare website is getting the boot. The Obama Administration is cutting ties with CGI Federal for its work as the main contractor on healthcare.gov.

A source familiar with the decision says that the company's contract was up and was not renewed.

FOX19 asked Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, head of Health and Human Services, if CGI Federal would be held accountable for the awful rollout of healthcare.gov during her visit to Cincinnati State in October. She didn't directly answer our question.

FOX19: "But should the contractor of the website be held accountable? And will you do that?"

Sebelius: "Well, we certainly are working with all --- there are a variety of contractors --- as well as internal experts and outside experts who are all working on this project going forward."

CGI Federal came under fire following healthcare.gov's sputtering launch in which many Americans couldn't even log-on. A company executive testified in October before Congress and denied any wrongdoing by her company.

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