Registration of a Diagnostic Imaging Premises - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to operate a medical practice that provides diagnostic imaging (DI) services. Radiology practices providing certain DI services must also be accredited under the Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation Scheme to be eligible to provide those services under Medicare. DI includes

  • ultrasound
  • computed tomography
  • nuclear medicine
  • radiography
  • magnetic resonance imaging
  • positron emission tomography

        and

  • bone densitomography.

You will need this registration if your practice provides the items listed in the Diagnostic Imaging Services Table of the Medical Benefits Schedule, in these areas of service:

  • Ultrasound
  • Nuclear Medicine Imaging
  • Computed Tomography
  • General Radiology
  • Mammography
  • Angiography
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Orthopantomography;

        or

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To apply for this registration you must have effective control of the:

  • Premises, whether or not the holder of an estate or interest in the premises; and
  • Use of the diagnostic imaging equipment used at the premises; and
  • Employment of staff (including medical practitioners) connected with the premises.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on the duration of this licence.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Registration of a Diagnostic Imaging Premise - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Health
Diagnostic Imaging Section

Act(s) name

Health Insurance Act 1973 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Health Insurance Regulations 1975 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Accreditation Enquiries
Department of Health
Diagnostic Imaging Section


Operating address:
Sirius Building, Furzer Street
Woden
Australian Capital Territory 2606
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 9848
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

02 62891555

Phone:

1800020103
DiagnosticImagingandAccreditation@health.gov.au

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