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Upcoming events

    • 29 Aug 2015
    • 9:00 AM
    • 30 Aug 2015
    • 5:00 PM
    • New England School of Acupuncture (NESA), 150 California Street, 3rd Floor, Newton, MA

    Two days of everything you need to know to begin or deepen your understanding of billing

    You decide - go to one class or both

    (save $$ when you register for both together)

    Basic Billing Class for Acupuncturists
    Saturday August 29, 2015   9-5pm
    Learn Billing 101 + Be Ready for the ICD-10 Transition

    This class will cover BASIC health insurance concepts as they relate to acupuncture benefits and insurance claims. It will also cover the new ICD-10 codes, an upgraded diagnostic & procedural medical coding system which goes into effect Oct 1st!

    Benefits of Attending  

    • Be able to fill out a correct superbill and/or claim forms with accurate codes that reflect the services that were rendered 
    • Understand how to price fees in accordance with ICD-10 & CPT codes using 15 min increments and code for every service performed
    • Understand the basics of insurance, what is a deductible, the difference between a copay and co- insurance, PPOs, HMOs, as well as Health Savings Accounts 
    • Know how to keep accurate records of claims submitted as well as how to process a claim electronically

    These are important things to know for your professional development and your practice!

    Basic class flyer (PDF)

    Click the REGISTER button at bottom of the grey box 

    Advanced Billing Class for Acupuncturists
    Sunday August 30, 2015  9-5pm
    Become a Master of Insurance Documentation

    This advanced billing class focuses heavily on insurance related documentation including tips on how to get results!

    Take this class if you want to

    • write progress notes that document medical necessity - including using outcome assessments and how to write a treatment plan
    • file a second level appeal when claims are erroneously denied 
    • get into the VA system, knowing the new VA requirements for providers 
    • go paperless, how to sign up for ERAs and EFTs


      Instructor  Mori West, owner of, will be sharing the latest information about insurance carriers plus great tips and tricks that come from over 25 years in the business of acupuncture billing. All with the goal of maximizing your reimbursement and helping your practice run as smoothly as possible. Read student testimonials

      Save $$$ Rather than register for each class individually, choose the combo registration for BOTH the basic AND advanced classes 

      EARN CEUs If you are a licensed acupuncturist 7 NCCAOM are pending approval, per class. You MUST include your state/lic # when registering. 

      Prerequisites None. However if you are unfamiliar or uncomfortable with insurance claims, billing, or bookkeeping, we suggest you take the Basic Billing Class on Saturday, August 29th first. 

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      REGISTER ONLINE! Pay by credit card or check
      • Click the "REGISTER" button at the bottom of the box on the left side of page
      • Need help? contact our Events Manager
      • Please choose your registration type carefully
      • Classes are open to AOMSM members, members of other state associations and non-members
      • Save $$$ - register for both classes together  IMPORTANT to CHOOSE THE ITEM SHOWING BOTH DATES, DON'T REGISTER FOR EACH SEPARATELY

      Cancellation Policy: AOMSM MUST receive all cancellations and changes to registrations in writing at You may be able to make a substitution; please notify us as soon as possible. Full refunds are given for cancellations received prior to August 1st. Cancellations received between August 1st  and August 18th may or may not receive a full refund as we need a certain amount of students for the class to take place. No refund will be given after August 19th.

    Past events

    08 May 2015 AOMSM Visioning Day
    22 Mar 2015 AOMSM Annual Meeting
    24 Feb 2015 Visit Your Legislator Feb. 24 & 25
    22 Jan 2015 Call Legislators ask them to sponsor Bills
    24 Oct 2014 AOM Day October 24, 2014
    22 Aug 2014 Potluck BBQ, Social Networking
    08 Jul 2014 Please call or email your state representative. Ask them to support "An Act Relative to the Practice of Acupuncture"
    16 Mar 2014 AOMSM Annual Membership Meeting
    19 Nov 2013 Bill Hearing-An Act Relative to Acupuncture
    07 Nov 2013 Boston Networking Social
    24 Oct 2013 AOM Day 2013
    08 Oct 2013 Legislative visits, phone or in person, Oct. 8 thru Nov 15
    28 Sep 2013 Acupuncturists Without Borders, "Healing Trauma" Training
    21 May 2013 Networking Social
    14 May 2013 Networking Social
    19 Oct 2012 TCM World Foundation Conference
    26 Jul 2012 Dry Needling Issue! Monthly Meeting for Board of Registration of Allied Health Professionals
    02 Jun 2012 Acupuncture Without Borders - Healing Community Trauma
    06 May 2012 AOMSM Annual Membership Meeting
    25 Mar 2012 AAC Advanced Insurance Seminar--register with AOMSM Discount
    20 Oct 2011 TCM World Foundation Conference
    11 Oct 2011 Showing of "9000 Needles" in Beverly, MA
    05 Jun 2011 AOMSM Annual Membership Meeting
    15 May 2011 Showing of "9000 Needles" at the Berkshire Film Festival
    13 May 2011 "Whole Medicine: Teaming Up for Our Patients"
    09 Apr 2011 Sharon Weizenbaum Presents: Insight and Skill in the Treatment of Modern Diseases with Chinese Herbal Medicine
    31 Oct 2010 AOMSM Legislative Summit
    14 Oct 2010 TCM World Foundation Conference
    13 Jun 2010 Basic Insurance Seminar
    23 May 2010 AOMSM Annual Membership Meeting
    23 May 2010 Conscious Acupuncture Marketing

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