What States Are the Worst for Physician Practices?
According to Medscape's Best and Worst Places to Practice: 2013 report, here are six worst states for physicians to practice
The report listed states by region.
Southwest and South Central Regions
Nevada, with high unemployment
West and Northwest Regions
Hawaii, where the cost of living is high, malpractice payments are high and a single payer dominates the market
Florida, with rampant Medicare fraud and a highly litigious environment
Maryland, with physician saturation and high cost of living
Great Lakes and North Central Region
Illinois, with physician saturation, expensive malpractice and high tax burden
Connecticut, with high cost of living, low average physician compensation and high physician density
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