Family Medicine jobs in Anchorage typically include as a requirement Family Medicine board certification (or eligibility) and an up-to-date Alaska medical license. Having done a Family Medicine residency or fellowship in Alaska is beneficial because it means the physician is aware of AK BCBS and Medicaid procedures.
Family Medicine salaries for the west region of the U.S., including Anchorage, AK, average around $208,996. On the other hand the national average Family Medicine salary is $197,655, meaning Family Medicine jobs in Anchorage pay approximately 105.7% of the national mean.
Because of unusual insurance and statutes of Alaska, care should be taken to address topics like state tort reform proposals.
Moreover, the effect of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on income for Family Medicine practices is not yet obvious.