Any facility wanting to provide mammography services in the State of Iowa.
Code Citation Code of Iowa 641, Chapter 41
Who Applies Any facility wanting to provide mammography services in the State of Iowa.
When To Apply When a mammography unit is being installed and before mammography patients exams are performed.
Initial Requirements Dedicated mammography unit, room shielding plan, medical physicist medical equipment evaluation (MEE), application, accreditation, and Department of Health and Human Service approval.
Duration One year
Processing Time One to five days
Fee Structure Annual authorization certification fee: $150 Annual fee per x-ray tube: $120 Annual inspection fee: $1575 for the first mammography unit and $375 for each additional unit
Renewal Requirements Maintain accreditation, certification (includes annual inspection), and State of Iowa authorization.
Exam Does not pertain
Additional Information Any certified mammography facility can also apply for Stereotactic Breast Biopsy authorization.