The Best States to Practice 2009

Which states welcome practicing physicians, and which ones fleece them? Check out our simple one-page scorecard for state-based information on Medicare pay, malpractice climate, income tax burdens, and more.

Wondering which states are the best, and worst, to hang a shingle? Are you working in doc nirvana, or looking for the way out?

Check out our chart for hard data on key factors - including pay, cost-of-living, physicians per capita, the malpractice and physician-discipline climate, and state income taxes - that make a state physician-friendly or hostile.

This article originally appeared in the November 2009 issue of Physicians Practice.




Click on any state to get our complete analysis of how "physician friendly" it is