HI 00610.160 Portable X-Ray Services

Effective January 1, 1968, diagnostic X-ray services furnished by a portable X-ray supplier are covered when furnished in a place of residence used as the patient's home and in nonparticipating institutions. These services must be performed under the general (but not direct, personal) supervision of a physician and certain conditions relating to health and safety (as prescribed by the Secretary) must be met. The scope of covered portable X-ray services is limited to specific films to avoid hazard to the patient.


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HI 00610.160 - Portable X-Ray Services - 09/15/1989
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:09/15/1989