Cardiology jobs in Wichita usually have as a required qualification Cardiology board certification (or eligibility) and an up-to-date Kansas license to practice medicine. Completing a Cardiology residency or fellowship in Kansas is often helpful because it means the physician is familiar with KS BCBS and Medicaid procedures.
Cardiology salaries for the south region of the U.S., including Wichita, KS, are around $424,379. On the other hand the country's average Cardiology salary is $398,034, meaning Cardiology jobs in Wichita pay about 106.6% of the national norm.
Given the unusual insurance and statutes of Kansas, care should be taken to address concerns like state tort reform proposals.
Moreover, the effect of the healthcare reform bill on reimbursement rates for Cardiology practices is not yet obvious.