Events

ASVA Event Posting Policy: We will post any events put on by partner organizations and active ASVA members. We will also post any free local events that would benefit our membership.  Non-partnering organizations offering a NCCAOM approved PDA event will need to offer ASVA members at least a 10% discount on the course if they would like us to list it on our webpage.  To post an event contact Sarah.  
 

Upcoming events

    • 11 Jul 2015
    • 9:00 AM
    • 12 Jul 2015
    • 5:30 PM
    • Philadelphia, PA

    Kiiko Matsumoto 2015

     If you have never experienced Kiiko Matsumoto, this is your chance!

    If you have been following Kiiko for years, as many have, you won’t want to miss this two-day seminar where she will present her latest information!

     Saturday, July 11, 2015, 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM


    "Stress and Sympathetic Dominance: Aging/elderly populations and hormonal imbalances, trauma, chronic stress and pain conditions "

    and

    Sunday, July 12, 2015, 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

    “Treating the Small Intestine and Related Disorders.”


    If you would like to register for only one day of the weekend, please go to our website and choose the specific seminar on the day of your choice.


    Discounts are available for APA members (and members of NJAAOM/ASNY/MAS) and current students.

    Early Bird discounts available for registrations made before June 20.

    The Venetian Social Club

     8030 Germantown Avenue

    Philadelphia, PA 19118

     

    More information & online registration: http://afpa.wildapricot.org

     

    • 15 Aug 2015
    • 2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Health Diagnostics Labratory Inc, Richmond, VA
    Registration Now Open!

    The Acupuncture Society of Virginia presents

    ASVA Grand Rounds: Ethics and Safety


    NCCAOM 4 PDAs (2 Ethics and 2 Safety)


    Fulfills NCCAOM Recertification requirements!

     

    Date: Saturday August 15, 2015

    Location: Health Diagnostics Laboratory, Inc.

    737 North 5th St, Suite 103 Richmond, Virginia 23219

    Time: 2pm-6:30pm

    Cost:

    ASVA Members $25
    Acupuncture Students $20
    Non-ASVA members $30

    Description: This course will examine the role of practitioner safety and the role ethics have in the modern acupuncture practice and common situations which practitioners may encounter.  The course will be two hours in length and include both a didactic presentation and group discussion.  Similar to other Grand Rounds, courses attendees and presenter will be able to interact to review the many aspects of safety issues and ethics in a medical practice.

    Presenters and Topics:

    Keith Bell, L.Ac: “Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medical Ethics”

    Aubry Fisher, L. Ac: “MSRA Safety for Acupuncturists”

    Rebecca Reynolds, L.Ac, FNP: “Acupuncture, Safety, and the Liver”

    Register today, seats are limited!


    Want to make a weekend out of it? 

    Join us on Sunday for Understanding Insurance and the ICD10 Transition with Mori West

    Find out more information and register here.

     

    Interested in becoming at presenter and sharing an educational case? We are still looking for a couple acupuncturists who can share their experiences with others.  Contact event coordinator Stephanie Pina at spinanmd@yahoo.com for more information and guidelines. 

    • 16 Aug 2015
    • Richmond, VA

    Understanding Insurance and the ICD10 Transition

    With Mori West of Acuclaims

    7 PDA NCCAOM Pending


    Date: Sunday August 16th, 2015 Time TBA

    Lunch - Join us for lunch at the hotel! The cost is $20. There will be 8 healthy choices including vegan and gluten free options. 

    Pricing:

    ASVA Member/Allied State Organization Member (Participating state organizations: NC, DC, PA, CT, MD) - $120; w/ lunch $140

    Non-member - $135; w/lunch $155

    Location: Holiday Inn Richmond South - Bells Road
                    4303 Commerce Road, Richmond, Virginia

    $89 Hotel Group Rate available until July 16th.  Call the Holiday Inn Richmond Bells South at 804-592-2900 to make your reservation.  Ask for the "Acupuncture Society of Virginia Group Rate"

    Course Description:

    Insurance Billing Essentials

    Effective Oct 1, ALL providers will be required to use a new set of diagnosis codes.  These codes are MUCH more specific than the old ICD9.  For some codes you will be required to report whether this is the initial encounter for this condition as well as more specificity in general.  You’ll understand just how this works and you’ll get documentation of the typical diagnosis codes you see in your practices.
     

    In this course you will learn:

    • How to understand the ICD-10 Codes which take effect Oct 1, 2015
    • How to use the new CMS form to your advantage
    • Documentation Requirements – Give Insurance Carriers What they want
    • New VA requirements and what you need to do to treat Federal WC patients
    • Insurance Carrier updates – what’s the latest with the major carriers

    You’ll leave class understanding the whys and hows of the new codes along with “cheat sheets” of the new ICD10 codes that are considered medically necessary for acupuncturists.

    Along with the new codes is a new claim form.  You’ll learn what is absolutely necessary to include on the form, what is optional, and two letter descriptors to give the carriers more information.

    It’s all about your documentation!


    Make It a Weekend of Learning and Get Your 4 NCCAOM Ethics and Safety Credits

    Join Us at Grand Rounds: Ethics and Safety on Saturday August 15th. 

    Date: Saturday August 15th, 2015 2:00 PM- 6:30 PM

    Location:  Health Diagnostics Laboratory, Inc.

    737 North 5th St, Suite 103 Richmond, Virginia 23219

    Cost:

    $20 Student,

    $25 ASVA Member or Allied State Member,

    $35 Non-ASVA or Non-Allied State Organization Member

    Find out more information and register here


    Plus ASVA is giving back at this event to help support the Pan African Acupuncture Project!

    We will be collecting supplies and donations at the Richmond event to be sent to the Pan African Acupuncture Project, which offers acupuncture and holistic treatment services and training to areas in need.  We will be posting more information on this soon, but in the meantime please check out their website at http://globalacupuncture.org/.

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Alexandria, VA 22301

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