Cardiology jobs in Oklahoma City most often include as a required qualification Cardiology board certification (or eligibility) and an active Oklahoma medical license. Having done a Cardiology residency or fellowship in Oklahoma is often helpful because it suggests the physician is familiar with OK BCBS and Medicaid procedures.
Cardiology salaries for the south region of the U.S., including Oklahoma City, OK, average around $424,379. On the other hand the national average Cardiology salary is $398,034, meaning Cardiology jobs in Oklahoma City pay approximately 106.6% of the national average.
Given the unusual insurance and statutes of Oklahoma, care should be taken to address topics like state tort reform proposals.
Equally important, the effect of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on reimbursement rates for Cardiology practices is unknown.