The X-ray Compliance Section uses discipline designations to better identify the registration and use of x-ray equipment. These disciplines are also associated with three different fee schedules (see X-ray Fee Schedule).
H – Hospital – Hospitals are defined as medical facilities where design and staffing permit the overnight stay of patients.
M – Medical – This discipline includes allopathic and osteopathic physician offices, clinics and mobile medical practices.
C – Chiropractic – Chiropractors’ offices with x-ray machines are included here.
MM – Mammography – Mammography facilities are issued separate registrations which include only mammographic x-ray machines.
D – Dental – All dentists who have intraoral, cephalometric and panographic x-ray equipment are registered under this discipline.
P – Podiatry – Podiatric practices with x-ray units have this designation.
E – Education – This discipline includes the major universities and other training institutions.
I – Industrial – This discipline includes major manufacturing facilities who utilize x-ray in their production process.
V – Veterinary – This discipline includes the various uses by veterinarians of x-rays on birds and animals and at the zoos.