Question: Who will be able to buy health insurance in the Exchange?
Answer: Exchange eligibility will be quite simple. Starting in 2014, lawful California residents (undocumented aliens are prohibited) may enroll in a qualified health plan through the Exchange. Also in 2014, small employers (50 or less full time employees) can offer coverage to their employees through the Shop Exchange. California may allow access to the Exchange for large employers in 2017.