Registration of a Diagnostic Imaging Premises - Australian Government


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
  • 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
  • magnetic resonance imaging.

Service type


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
  • use of the diagnostic imaging equipment used at the premises
  • employment of staff (including medical practitioners) connected with the premises.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You must comply with any request for information within the response period.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Health Insurance Act 1973 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Health Insurance Regulations 2018 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Health and Aged Care

Diagnostic Imaging Section

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.