Family Medicine jobs in Norfolk typically include as a required qualification Family Medicine board certification (or eligibility) and an active Virginia state physician license. Having done a Family Medicine residency or fellowship in Virginia is advantageous because it suggests the physician is cognizant of VA Medicaid policies.
Family Medicine salaries for the east region of the U.S., including Norfolk, VA, average around $179,530. In contrast the U.S. average Family Medicine salary is $197,655, meaning Family Medicine jobs in Norfolk pay approximately 90.8% of the national average.
Thanks to specific insurance and tort policies of Virginia, care should be taken to address issues like state tort reform proposals.
Equally important, the effect of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on reimbursement rates for Family Medicine practices is unclear.