Ongoing Projects

NCCAOM Public Education Campaign

NCCAOM in partnership with Echo Media Group, a PR and marketing communications agency, working hard to increase the awareness of acupuncture and Oriental medicine and the visibility of the NCCAOM certified Diplomates.

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Opioid Crisis: State of Emergency

The opioid epidemic is the preeminent public health crisis of our time. We have witnessed firsthand the devastation that the opioid epidemic has brought nationwide in terms of lives lost and the costs it has imposed on our healthcare system and the broader economy. The NCCAOM Academy of Diplomates is featuring this page devoted to providing information on how acupuncture services can help with the opioid crisis. This page is updated periodically.

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Standard Occupational Code for “Acupuncturist”

The Academy is working to obtain a Standard Occupational Code for “Acupuncturist” under the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Standards of Occupational Classification (SOC) system, which will facilitate greater federal recognition for AOM practitioners

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“Non-discrimination” Clause 2706

The NCCAOM Academy of Diplomates is helping to assure third party reimbursement for acupuncturist-provided acupuncture, by working with other integrative healthcare professions to implement the “non-discrimination” clause 2706 of the Affordable Care Act

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