Jack Plagge, Manager
Hospital & Outpatient Services Unit
Bureau of Health Facility Regulation
2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop #31
Tallahassee, Florida 32308
Telephone: (850) 412-4549
Florida Relay Service(TDD): (800) 955-8771
Fax: (850) 488-5897
Diagnostic x-ray tests are provided to patients in a place of residence such as their own home, a nursing home, or hospital. Portable x-ray services must be ordered by and provided under the supervision of a physician.
View the memorandum regarding the CMS initial survey priority for portable x-ray suppliers. [326KB, PDF]
An occupational license is required for the business and professional licenses for the radiologic technologist and the physician. In addition, some providers of diagnostic imaging services may require licensure as a "health care clinic". Information on licensure as a health care clinic can be obtained from the Agency's Health Care Clinic webpage.
An application for Medicare certification includes submission of a completed application, required documentation, and successful completion of a survey.