MAS Website Links

Below are links to web sites of benefit to our members. None of these links are paid advertisements. Some links are trades in that a link to the MAS site is placed on another site in exchange for placing a link to that site on the MAS site.

Licensing / Government

Alice Neily
State Seal of Maryland

Alice Neily, The MAS Lobbyist: Since 2004, assisting the Maryland Acupuncture Society Board to keep on top of legislative developments.

Maryland State Board of Acupuncture: This site contains information on licensing in the state of Maryland, board meetings, continuing education requirements, and forms.

Maryland Acupuncture Act: Read the text of the State law that governs acupuncture in Maryland. Click "next" on the pages that come up to page through the entire law. Statute pages 1A-101 to 1A-501 are for acupuncturists.

MHCC logo
NCCAOM Logo
State Seal of Maryland

Maryland Health Care Commission
Has information on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)

National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM): has a searchable directory of NCAAOM certified practitioners as well as information on becoming certified.

Who are your elected officials? Look up your representatives in the Maryland General Assembly and the U.S. Congress and maps of legislative districts.

National Providder Identification Number    

Get A National Provider Identification Number (NPI). After May 23, 2007 for all standard transactions, a covered health care provider (including acupuncturists!) may use only its NPI to identify itself as a health care provider.

   

Allied Organizations

Acupuncture Society of DC logo
Acupuncture Society of VA logo

AOBTA® (American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia®) Professional Society with reciprocal agreement to give MAS members 10% seminar and conference discounts.

Acupuncture Society of Washington, DC: Professional Society of Acupuncturists in the District of Columbia with reciprocal agreement to give MAS members 10% seminar and conference discounts.

Acupuncture Society of Virginia: Professional Society of Acupuncturists in Virginia with reciprocal agreement to give MAS members 10% seminar and conference discounts.

Vermont Acupuncture Association logo
Association for Professional Acupuncture Logo
NJAAOM Logo

Vermont Acupuncture Association: Professional Society of Acupuncturists in Vermont with reciprocal agreement to give MAS members 10% seminar and conference discounts.

Association for Professional Acupuncture in Pennsylvania: Professional Society of Acupuncturists in Pennsylvania with reciprocal agreement to give MAS members 10% seminar and conference discounts.

New Jersey Association fof Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine: Professional Organization of Acupuncturists in New Jersey with reciprocal agreement to give MAS members 10% seminar and conference discounts.

MAS Member Benefit Suppliers
(log into member area for member discounts)

Blue Poppy
Redwing Books
UPC Medical Supplies

Blue Poppy: Supplier of books, herbs, and continuing education for practitioners of Chinese Medicine. Order online or by calling: 800.487.9296 Fax: 303.245.8362.

Redwing Books: Supplier of books on acupuncture and many other subjects. Order online or call 800.873.3946.

UPC Medical Supplies: Supplier of acupuncture supplies. Order online or call: 800.790.4888 Fax: 888-460-7269.

Lhasa OMS
Stronglite
Stronglite

Lhasa OMS: Supplier of acupuncture needles and other treatment room supplies. Order online or by calling: 800.722.8775 or by Fax: 781-335-5779.

Stronglite: Massage tables and accessories at an affordable price. Order online or by calling: 800.289.5487.

Oakworks: Supplier of acupuncture/massage tables and accessories. Order online or by calling: 800.558.8850 Option 3.

Acupuncture Education

Tai Sophia Institute
Maryland Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine

TAI Sophia Institute: founded in 1975 under the name Traditional Acupuncture Institute or TAI, this is currently the only Maryland acupuncture school.

Maryland Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine: also known as MITCM, provided TCM style acupuncture training between 1994 and 2002.

 

Link Trades

gancao.net
gancao.net

Aculinks WWW Directory: a searchable directory of acupuncture and TCM links can be found on this site.

Acupuncturists all over the world can be located here:
Worldwide Acupuncture Referral Pages.