Family Medicine jobs in Phoenix usually list as a stipulation Family Medicine board certification (or eligibility) and a current Arizona state physician license. Having done a Family Medicine residency or fellowship in Arizona is advantageous because it means the physician is aware of AZ Medicaid policies.
Family Medicine salaries for the west region of the U.S., including Phoenix, AZ, run around $208,996. In contrast the U.S. average Family Medicine salary is $197,655, meaning Family Medicine jobs in Phoenix pay about 105.7% of the national average.
Given the unique insurance and statutes of Arizona, effort should be made to explore topics like state tort reform proposals.
Moreover, the effect of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on patient loads for Family Medicine practices is unclear.