Cardiology jobs in Lubbock typically have as a required qualification Cardiology board certification (or eligibility) and a current Texas medical license. Completing a Cardiology residency or fellowship in Texas is beneficial because it suggests the physician is familiar with TX Medicaid policies.
Cardiology salaries for the south region of the U.S., including Lubbock, TX, run around $424,379. By comparison the U.S. average Cardiology salary is $398,034, meaning Cardiology jobs in Lubbock pay around 106.6% of the national norm.
Given the specific insurance and statutes of Texas, attention should be paid to concerns like state tort reform proposals.
More generally, the effect of the federal PPAC Act on income for Cardiology practices is not yet obvious.