Hello ASNY Members! In case you are all wondering how the recent NYS elections are affecting our profession, here are a few updates: In NYS, the Democrats won control of the State Senate with potentially the largest majority since 1912, and continued to dominate the State Assembly. Governor Andrew Cuomo and Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul remain in office for another term, giving Democrats complete control of State government, which will likely have major implications on
Hello Everyone! Hopefully as members you have all received the printable Letters to the Governor regarding our Workers’ Compensation Bill that has passed both houses of the NYS legislature for the 3rd time!!!!   This bill would, once and for all, stop the discriminatory practice of insurance companies denying compensation for acupuncture services to NYS injured workers provided by Licensed Acupuncturists.  Below are the links to these letters as well.  The 1st is a letter
Hi Everyone, Do you get patients asking about Dry Needling?  I do.  Do they know people who have experienced Dry Needling or are they confused about it?  Once again ASNY’s membership with the American Society of Acupuncturists (ASA) is paying off!  Here is a great educational tool for us to inform our patients, family and friends about the relationship between Acupuncture and Dry Needling.  Please feel free to print and share! The Relationship Between Acupuncture
The Meridians Journal of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine is a medical journal available to ASNY members. You can download the latest issue here: READ NOW Share
ASNY Legislative Update Dry Needling On the May 15th Lobby Day, a number of legislators expressed interest in signing on to a letter to the State Education Department (SED) encouraging proper enforcement against dry needling.  ASNY members are encouraged to forward any new evidence of dry needling establishments to SRC so that the information can be brought to the attention of SED officials.  Workers Compensation Assemblyman Harry Bronson is committed to advocating strongly for his bill