Events, Ride Sharing, Room Sharing, Networking at Events

As well as upcoming seminar events, the Maryland Acupuncture Society also has distance learning courses for CEU/PDA Credit based on recordings of past seminars, and also seminar recordings without credits.

Past events are listed at the bottom of the page. For events prior to March 2013, click here.

We also provide forums to arrange ride sharing to seminars, and shared accomodations or networking while attending seminars. Select a link below to post a message or read messages others have posted.

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Upcoming events

    • 27 Apr 2019
    • (EDT)
    • 28 Apr 2019
    • (EDT)
    • 2 sessions
    • Maritime Conference Center - 692 Maritime Blvd, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Mori West: Acupuncture Insurance Billing - Essential and Examination/Bulletproof Documentation

    Register for either day individually, or register for both and get a discount. 

    Day 1: Essential Insurance Billing (7 PDA available)

    • Get a FIRM understanding of basics - how insurance works - WHAT is considered medical necessity - even seasoned billers will learn new info!
    • Understand when AND how to charge patients for deductibles and copays. 
    • Billing tips for MARYLAND SPECIFIC issues, i.e. Maryland Carefirst
    • Get forms that can be personalized for your office- office policies, privacy practices - and many many more.

    Day 2:  Examination & Bulletproof Documentation (7 PDA Available)


    • Confidently code what you do and get paid for it
    • Understand how to properly document what you do; KNOW what “bullet-proof” documentation looks like and provide exam results that demonstrate medical necessity:
      • Understand simple orthopedic exams and screenings
      • Integrate findings with outcome assessment testing
      • Document your treatment - showing medical necessityCreate a treatment plan with specific measured goals 
    • Know what to do when your claims are denied - file appeals that win
    • KNOW what bullet-proof documentation looks like
    • Provide exam results that demonstrate medical necessity
    • Get materials you can use in your practice and make your own

    Not Approved for CALIFORNIA CEUs

    NCCAOM PDAs have been approved.

    Cancellation Policy: Registrations must be cancelled prior to March 27, 2019 and only a 75% refund will be given. After that time you will not receive a refund.


    Mori West, the owner of ACUCLAIMS began billing over 30 years ago. She is a featured speaker at Acupuncture Colleges and Acupuncture State Associations across the country. Since Acuclaims bills for providers nationwide she is able to impart up to date information that comes from submitting thousands of claims per month. Experience counts and few people, few companies have the level of experience that Mori West and her team at Acuclaims have.

Past events

02 Feb 2019 Chinese New Year Gala Event - Guests Welcome
02 Feb 2019 LECTURE Title: "Year of the Earth Pig: Feng Shui & Cosmological Influences in Your Practice” - Jennifer Brown - 4 PDA
04 Nov 2018 Sunday - Dynamic Pulse Workshop - Ann Cecil-Sterman - 7 PDA
03 Nov 2018 Saturday - Dynamic Pulse Workshop - Ann Cecil-Sterman - 7 PDA
10 Mar 2018 MAS Membership Meeting - March 2018
10 Mar 2018 8 Extraordinary Vessels and Fulfilling Destiny - Jeffrey Yuen - 14 CEU available
11 Nov 2017 Korean Hand Acupuncture and Therapy presented by Dr. Dan Lobash Ph.D., L.Ac. - 14 CEU available
11 Mar 2017 Chinese Scalp Acupuncture presented by Dr. Jason Jishun Hao - 14 CEU available
05 Nov 2016 Caring for Cancer presented by Rylen Feeney Dipl. CH & ABT (NCCAOM) - 14 CEU available
11 Sep 2016 A Day with Jack Daniel: Safety, Ethics, and the Extraordinary Fu - 6 CEU
09 Apr 2016 Essentials and Advanced Practices in Auriculotherapy presented by Terry Oleson - 14 CEU available
14 Nov 2015 Health, Wellness, and the Five Channel Systems Using Needles, Touch, Essential Oils, and Stones on Acu-points - 14 CEU available
15 Aug 2015 ICD-10 Intensive presented by Mori West, - 7 CEU available
14 Mar 2015 Clinical Wonders with Acupuncture 1, 2, 3 presented by Dr. Richard Tan - 14 CEU available
07 Feb 2015 Acupuncture Insurance Billing presented by Mori West, - 14 CEU available
01 Nov 2014 Orthopedic Acupuncture: Treatment of Common Injuries and Pain presented by Whitfield Reaves, OMD LAc
15 Mar 2014 Chinese Medical Pediatrics presented by Jeffrey Yuen
02 Nov 2013 Fertility and Gynecology in Chinese Medicine presented by Randine Lewis
06 Oct 2013 Fall Member Benefit Seminar - A Day with Jack M. Daniel
13 Jul 2013 Wholistic Nutrition for the Chinese Medicine Practitioner presented by Rylen Lee Feeney
29 Jun 2013 Sole Awakening - Tuina for the Sole - Chinese Reflexology by Joanna Flores
07 Jun 2013 5 Common Healing Herbs and Spices to Use in Your Practice
09 Mar 2013 Clinical Wonders with Acupuncture 1,2,3 and Introduction to Global Balance presented by Dr. Richard Tan
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