Facilitated by health care coding and billing consultant Terry Fletcher, C.P.C., the webinar allowed viewers to explore the nuances of the updated office visit/outpatient evaluation and management guidelines that took effect Jan. 1. During her presentation, Fletcher reviewed the changes included in the 2021 E/M documentation and coding guidelines, explaining how to handle coding for various situations…

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Join the DOH on Thursday, June 10 from 12pm – 1pm for a webinar focused on COVID-19 vaccination for adolescents. The webinar will discuss available COVID-19 vaccines, safety, and frequently asked questions related to adolescent vaccination. Thursday, June 10, 2021Register here

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The next event in the University of Washington Department of Family Medicine’s 50th Anniversary Speaker Series will feature Laura-Mae Baldwin, MD, MPH, and Matthew Thompson, MBChB, DPhil, speaking on research within the department. Registration is open; the event will be held Thursday, May 27, at 5:30 p.m. Baldwin served as head of the department’s Research…

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Did you know a portion of WAFP members’ dues is donated to the Foundation? To see highlights of the Foundation’s work, open this post, and click this link: WAFP Foundation. The Foundation’s scholarship and awards programs enables a broader range of students, residents, and physicians to succeed, thrive, and do their best work for our…

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via the Office of the Insurance Commissioner: “Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has extended two emergency orders. His order requiring health insurers to waive copays and deductibles for any consumer requiring testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) and his order protecting consumers from receiving surprise bills for lab fees related to medically-necessary diagnostic testing for COVID-19 are both extended until Dec. 24.  Kreidler’s order waiving…

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