Emergency Care jobs in Philadelphia typically list as a requirement Emergency Care board certification (or eligibility) and an active Pennsylvania license to practice medicine. Completing an Emergency Care residency or fellowship in Pennsylvania is often helpful because it suggests the physician is familiar with PA Medicaid policies.
Emergency Care salaries for the east region of the U.S., including Philadelphia, PA, are around $250,000. On the other hand the U.S. average Emergency Care salary is $267,293, meaning Emergency Care jobs in Philadelphia pay around 93.5% of the national norm.
Given the specific insurance and liability laws of Pennsylvania, effort should be made to explore topics like insurance premiums.
More generally, the effect of the federal PPAC Act on reimbursement rates for Emergency Care practices is not yet obvious.