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Susan Clark (L) argues with a another protester about the Affordable Healthcare Act outside the U.S. Supreme Court on June 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. The Court found the law to be constitutional and did not strike down any part of it.
By the end of the year, there will be a new option for Californian's shopping for health care coverage. It's called a Health Insurance Exchange, and California was the first state in the nation to begin the process of creating one.
The exchanges are a key component of the Affordable Care Act, but they remain something of a mystery to most consumers.
Here to explain how it will work is KPCC health care reporter Stephanie O'Neill.