Pauline Bartolone http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Health Exchange Day One: A View From California http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/health-exchange-day-one-view-california Transcript <p>PAULINE BARTOLONE, BYLINE: I'm Pauline Bartolone in Sacramento.<p>California, like Colorado, has been full speed ahead in creating its own health insurance marketplace. Melissa Martinez has been looking forward to using it. She works at home as a consultant. She also lives with an autoimmune disease.<p>MELISSA MARTINEZ: This last bout of insuring myself it was about $600 a month, and my meds - because I have lupus - are about $600 a month. And so I had to pick one or the other. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 20:23:00 +0000 Pauline Bartolone 30328 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org