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Mammography Facility Certification/Authorization Print This Page

Any facility wanting to provide mammography services in the State of Iowa.
Contact Information
Department of Public Health
321 E 12th St
Des Moines IA, 50319(map)
Kellee Kempkellee.kemp@idph.iowa.gov
P: (641) 227-2585

License Details

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 Public Health 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.