News and Events

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News

Deadline is April 1st, 2019 to comment to US Health and Human Services about Acupuncture - click here for details and suggested verbiage


We Now Have our Own BLS Occupation Code

The acupuncture profession was awarded our own BLS occupation code last year.  It is 29-1199.01.  It is important to use this code when you file your tax returns so the growth of the acupuncture profession can be trackedClick here for more


Great News!! We've gotten some help with paying some of the legal bills from the Dry Needling Court Case. Read here in FloridaPolitics.com what the judge said on 2/26/2019.  His ruling determined that, in Florida, dry needling is Acupuncture and the Board of PT cannot make a rule allowing PTs to practice it.


Your Action is Needed.  30% of Florida Legislators are NEW this year. It's time to introduce yourself. Ask them to support FSOMA's bills in the House and Senate which ask that insurance cover alternative therapy as a first tier approach to chronic pain   Click Here for resources to talk to your legislators. 

Dry Needling - An Administrative Court has ruled in our favor Read Entire Judgement Here

Events


2019 AcuEd Day
March 19th, 2019  
Florida State Capitol Rotunda 3rd Floor, Tallahassee, FL
It was a great event.  Click here for more

 


2019 FSOMA Conference Registration is Open
August 23-25, 2019
Wyndham Grand Hotel
14651 Chelonia Parkway
Orlando, FL 32821
Click here for more


International Speaker Mary Elizabeth Wakefield is coming to Florida Click here for more & to register


Board of Acupuncture Meetings

Go to the Florida Board of Acupuncture Website for the agenda and exact location of each meeting.


Laws and Rules

Florida Statutes

You will be connected to the Florida Legislature website, which is the official custodian of the statutes.

Chapter 457: Acupuncture

Chapter 456:Health Professions & Occupations: General Provisions

Chapter 120: Administrative Procedure Act

Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.)

You will be connected to the Florida Department of State: State Library and Archives of Florida website, which is the official custodian of the administrative codes.

Rules: Chapter 64B1:Board of Acupuncture

Rules: Chapter 64B: Division of Medical Quality Assurance