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Allen: Move health care focus to employers, providers, consumers

Amy J. Allen of the Westchester County Association,

Amy J. Allen of the Westchester County Association, a member group that focuses on economic development, public policy issues and reforms (Credit: )

Bringing this issue to the Supreme Court has never really been about health care, but rather about politics. Hopefully, the debate and focus can now shift to what the Affordable Care Act will actually mean to employers, health care providers, insurers and consumers. Although I suspect much of this will be held in abeyance until after the November elections, I can't think of a more pressing issue and one that needs to be a lot less politicized.

Amy J. Allen is managing director for advocacy and international business of the Westchester County Association, a not-for-profit member group that focuses on economic development, public policy issues and reforms

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