Benefits of Membership

ASM Membership Benefits

By being a member of the Acupuncture Society of Massachusetts you receive support and benefits in many ways including being in a group with your professional peers and colleagues, the ongoing educational and legislative work of the ASM plus many valuable services and discounts.

The ASM serves the acupuncturists and acupuncture students of Massachusetts – so please become a member to make us stronger and have a voice in moving our profession forward.

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Visibility for Your Practice

Your business  profile will be visible in the Find An Acupuncturist tool on the ASM website. Visitors can search for ASM member practitioners by location and view your contact data.**

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Class/Event Discounts

Professional level members can take advantage of discounted rates when they register for and attend ASM courses, classes, events and other educational opportunities. **

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Earn CEUs

Members have the opportunity to receive PDAs/CEUs at certain educational opportunities that the ASM provides each year. Please follow the directions when you register to ensure you are eligible. 

National Asssociation Benefits

The American Society of Acupuncturists (ASA) is the largest national professional organization of acupuncturists! As an ASM member you automatically become a member of the ASA and can receive the additional benefits and discounts negotiated by the ASA for its members. Many will require you to login using your ASM username and password.  If you have problems logging in, please contact .

Read about the ASA benefits here which include:

ADDITIONAL ASM BENEFITS

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Annual Meeting

Get together with colleagues to network, learn, and hear about important updates in the profession at the annual membership meeting. CEUs are usually available.**

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ASM Member Account

Online membership account enabling you to update your profile, make payments, register for events, receive newsletters and more

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Latest News & Updates

Updates are posted on our news blog and sent out in e-Newsletters covering what is going on in the acupuncture profession in Massachusetts plus updates on ASM events, meetings, and more.

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$ Discount - Red Wing Books

Get 10% off all products at redwingbooks.com. Contact us for code.

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$ Discount on CE Classes

Member-only discounted rates for various classes that earn PDAs/CEUs. These are announced on the site and via email.

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Volunteer Roles

Members can join association committees, serve as an ASA representative or join the Board of Directors**

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$ Discount - Marathon Ginseng Discount

Get 30% off products at MarathonGinseng. Contact ASM for coupon code.

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Voting Rights

Members have the ability to vote in certain elections**

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Networking

Networking opportuities for increased business, alliances and support.

** Available to licensed acupuncturists with an active (paid up) ASM Professional Level Membership

How the ASM Supports You

The On-Going Work of the ASM

The ASM works to help the acupuncture profession for students, professionals and patients in many ways including:

Protecting the acupuncture scope of practice and maintaining the freedom to practice without medical supervision in Massachusetts

Professional representation in Massachusetts by a licensed advocate and lobbyist Dan Delaney

  • Advocates for our profession to key persons in the Massachusetts government and the public health sphere
  • Helps interpret new regulations and legal documents

Active engagement in the legislative process; we champion and monitor bills related to acupuncture, our advocate assists us in this process.

  • Universal Insurance reimbursement for acupuncture in MA
  • Dry needling legislation to protect our profession
  • Scope of practice regulations

Communication of the latest developments in the Acupuncture profession

Education and expansion of public understanding of acupuncture and herbal medicine

Representation in the ASA (American Society of Acupuncturists). The ASM sends two representatives to attend national meetings and participate in the national conversations.