Upcoming events

    • October 19, 2019
    • Aegis Gardens
    5 CE Credits Available!
     8:30 - 9:00am Registration
     9:00 - 9:15am Welcome & Introductions  Charis Wolf, LAc., MSTCM, Dipl. Ac 
     9:15 - 9:30am  Local & National Update  Catherine Dayhoff, DAOM, Dipl. Ac., LAc.

    Charis Wolf, LAc., MSTCM, Dipl. Ac.

    Carly Samish, LAc 
     9:30 - 9:45am Treasurer's Report  Dr. Jianfeng Yang, LAc., MAc., AEMP 
     9:45 - 10:00am Break
    academic announcements
    vendor tables open
     10:00 - 11:00am  Legislative Update  Leslie Emerick, MPA, WAEMA Lobbyist 
     11:00am - 12:00pm  *NEW* The Know-How of TCM Dermatology for Acupuncture and Eastern Medicine Practitioners Dr. Yiwen Su, OMD, AEMP, LAc.
     12:00 - 1:00pm
    vendor tables open
     1:00 - 2:00pm Qigong Presentation Institute of Qigong and Integrative Medicine 
     2:00 - 2:15pm 
    raffle and vendor presentations
    vendor tables open
      2:15 - 4:00pm Panel Discussion: The Pros & Cons of Practicing in Washington State  Dr. William Duarte, LAc, AEMP: WA, OR, CA

    Michael Maniloff, LAc, AEMP: WA, FL

    Dr. Fred Russo, LAc, AEMP: WA, PA, SC

    Charis Wolf, LAc, AEMP: WA, CA


     Early Bird Rate
    (ends 10/07/19)
     Regular Rate
    (begins 10/08/19)
    AEMP Member  $70 $90 
    Non-Member $105  $150 
    Student $30 $30 

    Fees will be refunded only if written cancellation is received by WAEMA by October 4, 2019. No refunds will be issued afterwards, but substitutions are welcome. In the event of a written cancellation, WAEMA will retain 25% of the initial fee to cover administrative overhead. Please send any cancellation requests to info@weama.info.

    Thank you to our vendors for supporting the acupuncture profession in Washington State!

    • November 23, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • November 24, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Middle Way Acupuncture Institute 321 Washington St., #334 Mt. Vernon, WA 98237

    In association with: 

    Saturday's Class on Beginning Billing
    This class will provide all the materials you need to do things right. If you are new to or have previously billed insurance but have some "gaps" in understanding, this class is for you.

    • Diagnosis Codes that Pay & Procedure Codes that are typically covered
    • Insurance Fees and how they relate to your Cash Fees
    • Submitting Claims FOR FREE, electronically
    • Verification - Do it right and win appeals
    • Understand HOW insurance works

    Sunday's Class on Examination and Bulletproof Documentation
    This class contains BRAND NEW information on proper documentation. Understand why and how insurance companies audit. Learn easy to use exams and outcome assessment tests that confirm the medical necessity of your treatment. Don't be afraid if you are audited or notes are requested, give them with confidence and GET PAID!

    • Confidently code what you do and get paid for it
    • Understand how to properly document what you do
    • What to do when your claims are denied - file appeals that win
    • KNOW what bullet-proof documentation looks like
    • Provide exam results with outcome assessments that demonstrate medical necessity
    • Get materials you can use in your practice and make them your own

    Mori West CPC,
    the CEO of Acuclaims, an insurance billing company for Acupuncturists. Last year Acuclaims collected over 10 million dollars for their clients. Mori is a member of AMBA (American Medical Billing Assoc.) and was their 2010 member of the year. She is also certified as a Professional Coder with AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders.)

    Special instruction on basic orthopedic exams to strengthen your clinical documentation will be provided by Roger West, D.C., Q.M.E. Dr West is a longtime advocate of acupuncture and for the last 34 years worked side by side with an acupuncturist is his practice. Dr. West is a Qualified Medical Evaluator appointed by the state of California.


    Early Bird Rate
    (before 11/16/19)
    Regular Rate
    (after 11/16/19) 
     WAEMA Member $275 $300
     Non-Member $295 $315 
     Student $225  $250

    In the event you registered and paid but you are not able to attend either one or both days you will be given access to online webinars which cover the same material as the live seminar. All seminar materials will be available for download. No refunds will be given.

    NCCAOM approved for 14 hours!

    Middle Way Acupuncture Institute
    321 Washington St., #334
    Mt. Vernon, WA 98237

    • February 03, 2020
    • Olympia, WA