Cardiology jobs in Atlanta typically list as a stipulation Cardiology board certification (or eligibility) and an up-to-date Georgia license to practice medicine. Completing a Cardiology residency or fellowship in Georgia is advantageous because it implies the physician is familiar with GA BCBS and Medicaid procedures.
Cardiology salaries for the south region of the U.S., including Atlanta, GA, are around $424,379. By comparison the national average Cardiology salary is $398,034, meaning Cardiology jobs in Atlanta pay around 106.6% of the national norm.
Thanks to unique insurance and statutes of Georgia, care should be taken to address issues like malpractice tail insurance.
Equally important, the effect of the federal PPAC Act on reimbursement rates for Cardiology practices is unclear.