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Reuben Hoar Public Library
35 Shattuck St, Littleton, MA, 01460

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ASM 2024 Annual Meeting
Sunday September 15, 2024  8:15am-6pm

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Registration is open with EARLY BIRD rates
ASM members save $200!
8 CEUs for the full day for licensed acupuncturists (4 Acu, 3 Ethic & Safety, 1 Other)

Event Schedule 

8:15 AM – Attendee Check-in begins

9-12 Noon – Brandon Hoffman and Sam Collins – American Acupuncture Council (AAC): Discussing Global Insights to Local Practice: Upcoming developments, refining documentation, billing & coding updates, and the latest Acupuncture malpractice trends

  • Hour 1: Acupuncture Ethical Practice – Acupuncture Licensure Act – Massachusetts Scope of Practice, CPT coding Acupuncture, E&M, and Physical Medicine Services, 2024 Mandated Fee Schedules and RVU. Rules and ethics of Cash, Prompt Pay, and Insurance rates
  • Hour 2: Insurance – Common coverage in MA BCBS, Harvard Pilgrim, Mass Health, et al, Medicare and Acupuncture Part B and Part C, Common Diagnoses Requirements, Traditional Medicine Diagnosis and Acupuncture, Chart Notes and Requirements of Documentation, Acupuncture Claim Form Requirements
  • Hour 3: Chart Notes and Requirements of Documentation – Acupuncture Claim Form Requirements, Acupuncture Risk Management, Compliance with State, Federal, and HIPAA requirements, Informed Consent, Risk Assessment

Brandon Hoffman  Read Brandon Hoffman’s bio                    Read Sam Collins’ bio

Noon-1 PM – Lunch Provided / Break

1-2 PM – Dr. Thomas Kouo – Su Wen Herbs: Discussing The Psyche in Chinese Medicine: Mental wellness care through understanding Shen

Dr. Thomas Kouo Read Thomas Kouo’s bio

2-5 PM – KEYNOTE SPEAKER – Dr. Joseph Audette
, Harvard Medical School, Assistant Professor (part-time) discussing:

1) Fascial Node Trigger Point Needling: An Acupuncture Tensegrity Needling© Approach and
2) Chronic Pain and Neuroplasticity: Can Acupuncture Rewire the Brain?

Read Joseph Audette’s bio

5-6 PM – The ASM Annual Membership Meeting with news and updates from the ASM Board of Directors. Members can join us for this part of the day for free!

5:45-6PM CEU certificate pickup

Location/Directions: Reuben Hoar Library, 35 Shattuck Street, Littleton MA – Sturtz Meeting Room A&B in the lower level
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Important Registration Notes

  1. LOGIN prior to registering if you have an ASM account (username & password, active or past membership)
  2. Please include your license # and related data on the form (when applicable)
  3. Check the small box to allow your data to be collected
  4. Click “submit registration”
  5. HOW TO PAY:  follow the steps above and after you click “submit registration”, disregard the PayPal window message and we’ll contact you regarding payment (Credit card, Zelle or Check). We appreciate your patience while our event payment system is experiencing technical issues.
  6. All registrations will be pending until fully paid (when applicable) and/or approved.
  7. An email confirmation will be sent upon approval.



Ticket Type Price Spaces
ASM Member - Licensed acupuncturists with an active ASM membership
ASM Member - Membership Meeting Only - IN PERSON
Come for just our annual membership meeting 5-6pm. 1 CEU for Lic. Ac.
ASM Student Member - FULL DAY
ASM Student Member - Membership is free, please join or renew before registering. No CEUs.
ASM Student Member - FULL DAY - EARLY BIRD
ASM Student Member - Membership is free, join or renew before registering. No CEUs.
Non Member/Expired Member FULL DAY - EARLY BIRD
Non Member - without an active ASM or partner membership
Partner Member - FULL DAY - EARLY BIRD
Lic Ac and a member of ASA (in another state acu association who is ASA member) or MSTCM, etc.

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