Practice Updates

Family physicians provide fundamental health care in an ever-changing environment. The WAFP provides resources and support tailored to your practices. We hope to increase your satisfaction in the practice of medicine and decrease your burden. We save you time.

Infectious Disease

Family physicians help patients manage infectious disease as a regular part of practice.  We are also the front lines when outbreaks occur.  This is where you will find critical information about infection in our state.



Telemedicine is an appropriate and efficient means of improving health when conducted within the context of appropriate standards of care (AAFP). Widespread use of telemedicine has implications on continuity of care, licensure, and access.

Plans & Insurer Information

WAFP works to achieve better health for all Washingtonians. We know that a health care system centered on primary care makes great strides toward that goal. The landscape of medicine is ever-changing and complicated, and all the variations can be difficult to track.

Cascade Care will create new, affordable health insurance coverage options for Washington Healthplanfinder customers. Enrollment will begin November 1, 2020, with coverage being effective January 1, 2021.

Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner: Insurance Coverage and Coronavirus

EM 20201 Coding Cards

Coding Updates

2021 Coding Changes – WAFP and AAFP resources