Some California exchange plan doctors say they have no idea how they got into new exchange plan provider networks, and others say they were drafted.

The California Medical Association gives a glimpse of what physicians are thinking about the Covered California qualified health plans in a report on a recent member survey that attracted responses from 2,337 medical practices.

California is running its Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act exchange as a state-based exchange. The exchange included a copy of the CMA survey results in a board meeting packet.

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Allison Bell

Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor's insurance editor, previously was LifeHealthPro's health insurance editor. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @Think_Allison.