Cardiology jobs in Anchorage typically include as a requirement Cardiology board certification (or eligibility) and an up-to-date Alaska medical license. Having done a Cardiology residency or fellowship in Alaska is beneficial because it means the physician is aware of AK BCBS and Medicaid procedures.
Cardiology salaries for the west region of the U.S., including Anchorage, AK, average around $380,684. On the other hand the national average Cardiology salary is $398,034, meaning Cardiology jobs in Anchorage pay approximately 95.6% 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 Cardiology practices is not yet obvious.