01/20/2019 AACMA CEU Classes Agenda

Time:01/20/2019  9am—6:00pm
Location:The Domain Hotel,1085 East El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087
8:30 am–9:00 am: Registration
9:00 am—10:30 am
Speaker: Shi, Min, L.Ac
Topic: The New Update for Insurance Reimbursement Policy
Speaker: Ouyang, Congjun, L.Ac
Topic: Efficient Billing for Acupuncture Clinic

12:00pm-1:00pm Inauguration Ceremony of the Third Board of the AACMA

1:00pm-2:00 Lunch

2:00pm- 6:00pm
Speaker: Leng, Sanhua, L.Ac
Topic: The Integration of Nerve and Neijing—The Cross History Dialogue of Acupuncture

This class will offer 4 hours’ category I CEU and 4 hours’ category II CEU. Application is approved by California Acupuncture Board. Provider No: 238
Parking: Free parking at the hotel


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Seminar Fee Pre-registration On-site
AACMA Member $30 (with 2019 membership card) $30 (with valid 2019 membership card)
Student $25 (with valid ID) $50 (with valid ID)
Non—Member $180 $200

(1) Pre-registration deadline is Jan. 14th, 2019 ; (2) Refund Policy : 80% prior to Jan. 14th 2019, none thereafter ; (3) Please make your check payable to AACMA ; (4) If you have not paid your 2019 membership fee ($120) and PAC donation ($80), please pay them ASAP, or you can bring your checks (you must bring two checks to pay each separately) at the class to pay them on site. Please write your name and license number on your check; (5) We will provide handouts prior to the lecture and issue CE certificate after the lecture.

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Sent form and checks to: 777 Stockton St, Suite 105, San Francisco, CA 94108

1-20-19 AACMA Continue EducationSpeaker Profiles and Topics

Sanhua Leng, PT, DPT, CMP, L.Ac

Sanhua Leng was born in Xiaogan, Hubei. He graduated with MB in Chinese medicine from Hubei University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, MS in Integrated Medicine from Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science & Technology, and DPT from Dominican College respectively. He is also a Certified Mulligan Practitioner. He has been doing clinical and research works in integrated Chinese and Western Medicine field for over twenty years. He has published 4 articles in SCI accepted journals, and one article got Excellent Paper Honor Reward by the China Association for Science and Technology. One of his participated research projects received Science and Technology Progress Award from Wuhan Government. In recent years he projected to explain functional phenomena of meridian in the view of C nerve network, and to select and pairing acupoints in tissues that distributed with sensitized C nerve. He explained the body position in acupoints determination with pain gate theory, established differential palpation techniques for five different tissues, and integrated them into Counter Stimulation Therapy for manual and acupuncture therapy. The value of Counter Stimulation Therapy is recognized.
Topic: The Integration of Nerve and Nei Jing—-The Cross History Dialogue of Acupuncture
Outline: 1. Acupuncture is a unity of anatomy and functioning;
2. Zhang Xiang theory, the different of TCM and modern medicine for study of brain, from anatomy to function; brain is the organ of mind and spirit, is the root of acupuncture;
3. The evident of meridian theory and the C type nerve web model;
4. The dynamic acupuncture point concept and meaning of point palpation;
5. The acupuncture summary in “Nei Jing”, from 5-layer stimulation, reinforcing and reducing method, to types of acupuncture needle;
6. The concept of “Counter Stimulation Therapy”.

Min Shi, Ph.D., L.Ac

Dr. Min Shi, earned his Bachelor’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Masters in Acupuncture in 1986 and 1991 respectively from Guiyang College of TCM. In 1991, Dr. Shi became the first doctoral student of prof. Jin Rui (a well-known acupuncture expert) and earned his Ph.D. in acupuncture from Guangzhou University of TCM in 1994. Dr. Shi taught classes at Guangzhou University of TCM, Five Branches Institute, Samra University (Served as Academic dean), and International College of TCM in BC, Canada. In addition, Dr. Shi has rich clinical experience in treating injury induced pain and other disorders and in acupuncture clinic management.
Topic: The New Update for Insurance Reimbursement Policy
Outline: 1. Introduce some commercial insurance companies’ such as: Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Aetna, Cigna acupuncture policy;
2. Introducing their HMO and PPO plan acupuncture reimbursement difference;
3. Introducing California workers’ compensation insurance policy for acupuncture, the authorization, claim process.

Congjun Ouyang, L.Ac

Dr. Congjun Ouyang graduated from Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) with a bachelors degree in 1993. She worked for several years at local hospital specializing in TCM dermatology. She becme a licensed acupuncturist in CA in 2004 and opened her own business in 2008 located in Pleasanton.

Topic: Efficient Billing for Acupuncture Clinic
Outline: 1. how to use the correct ICD codes and CPT codes for billing;
2. how to write medical records to meet the insurance requirement;
3. how to use electronic billing tools such as OfficeAlly for insurance claims.