Saturday October 27, 2018  9am - 5pm

Sunday October 28, 2018 9am - 5pm


University of Southern Maine 
85 Bedford Street
Luther Bonney Hall Rm 403
Portland, ME 04104

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NOTE:  Discounts for Members from the following Associations:


Beginning Billing

Sat - Early Reg Members (before Oct 1) - $145

Sat- After Oct 1 Members $160

Sat- Non-Members $210

Exams & Bulletproof Documentation

Sun - Early Reg  Members (before Oct 1) - $135

Sun- After Oct 1 Members $160

Sun- Non-Members $195

NCCAOM - 7pdas each day


Insurance Billing for Acupuncturists 

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Saturday's Class  on Beginning Billing

This class will provide all the materials you need to do things right.  If you are new or just getting started 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

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 assessment tests that confirm the 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 that demonstrate medical necessity
  • Get materials you can use in your practice and make your own

Classes are taught by:

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 DC, QME.  Dr West is a longtime advocate of acupuncture and for the last 33 years worked side by side with an acupuncturist is his practice.  Dr. West is a qualified medical evaluator appointed by the state of California.