By being a member of the NGAOM, not only do you receive the amazing benefits of the lobbying and organizing power we get through our parent unions the OPEIU and the AFL-CIO, but you also receive the many benefits listed below! For a comprehensive list of benefits worth several hundred to several thousand dollars to you and your family, for Money & Insurance, Home & Technology, Health, Travel & Entertainment, Auto, Educational & Legal, Hardship Help, visit www.unionplus.org.
Benefits to the Acupuncturist
Exclusively for members: NGAOM Discounted Malpractice and Liability Policy:
We are pleased to announce NGAOM’s members-only acupuncture practice and general liability policy. This policy provides a broader range of malpractice and liability coverage than the product which most acupuncturists have, at a price point that may save you about the yearly cost of NGAOM dues. This discounted policy is available only to NGAOM members. Every penny of savings negotiated by NGAOM goes directly to our members.
Check your current coverage expiration and call at least four weeks before your old policy expires.
Health Insurance Discounts: Advisory Service
Learn More About Your Health Care Options! Working America Health Care offers a simple way for union members without collectively bargained health care benefits coverage to learn about health care options, costs, and to connect to recommended licensed professionals that can help you and your family sign up for insurance.
Lhasa OMS offers a 5% discount off of the product total for NGAOM members.
Acupuncture supplies for all your practice needs. Many members will save far more than their yearly dues in reductions in costs of needle, lamps, electro-stim devices, and other supplies. www.lhasaoms.com
Pacific Herbs is offering NGAOM members 10% off all their products with a $100 minimum order. Quality Chinese herbs in individual stay fresh packets. No fillers, 100% herbs. Visit their website for more info.
Increase your income: Excellent, low cost CEU’s Dr. Harvey Kaltsas, Acupuncture Physician, has a full range of online CEUs available, all of which are NCCAOM approved. Visit their website for more info.
Build your Practice! Acupuncture Media Works
20% OFF initial first order and 10% OFF all orders after that!
Your one stop shop for acupuncture supplies, posters, brochures, patient education, and advertising! Visit their website for more info.
Specialized Acupuncture Insurance Billing Service
www.acubiller.com One of the most problematic areas for members who have decided to accept insurance payment for acupuncture services, a strategy which the NGAOM strongly recommends, is how to properly set-up capacity and collect payment from insurance companies. Income levels are significantly higher for Guild members who accept insurance.
Increase your income and reduce your costs: Blue Poppy CEU and Products Discount
Blue Poppy Enterprises, www.bluepoppy.com, a strong supporter of acupuncture and Chinese medicine for more than 30 years, offers a 15% discount to all NGAOM members for their vast array of CEU’s, approved by NCCAOM, and for Blue Poppy’s extensive library of books and tapes.
50% OFF The Fundamentals Of Practice Management Distance Learning Course.
This course is a new approach to practice management and has been developed by Andy Rosenfarb, L.Ac. Until now, most practice management, marketing and business approaches to the area of Acupuncture Practice Management has been futile attempts to teach you the best ways to operate your practice.