A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov insurance exchange on October 1, 2013, in Washington, D.C.
Ready or not, like it or not, health care exchanges opened up across the nation this week, allowing individuals to shop for insurance. California's online marketplace, Covered California, went live Tuesday morning. The Covered California website received more than 500,000 unique visitors on the first day, and the service centers logged some 19,000 calls. For a closer look at how this first week has gone, Scott Shafer talks with Lisa Aliferis, editor of KQED's State of Health blog.