Family Medicine jobs in Boston most often include as a stipulation Family Medicine board certification (or eligibility) and a current Massachusetts medical license. Having done a Family Medicine residency or fellowship in Massachusetts is often helpful because it means the physician is familiar with MA BCBS and Medicaid procedures.
Family Medicine salaries for the east region of the U.S., including Boston, MA, average around $179,530. On the other hand the national average Family Medicine salary is $197,655, meaning Family Medicine jobs in Boston pay approximately 90.8% of the national mean.
Thanks to unusual insurance and tort policies of Massachusetts, attention should be paid to topics like state tort reform proposals.
Moreover, the effect of the federal PPAC Act on patient loads for Family Medicine practices is not yet obvious.