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|Virginia Department of Health|
|X-ray Program, 7th Floor, Room 730|
|P.O. Box 2448|
|Richmond VA 23218|
12VAC5-490-10. Registration fees
All operators or owners of diagnostic X-ray machines used in the healing arts and capable of producing radiation shall pay the following registration fee:
$100 for each machine and additional tube(s) that have a required annual inspection, collected annually;
$100 for each machine and additional tube(s) that have a required inspection every three years, collected every three years.
All operators or owners of therapeutic X-ray, particle accelerators, and teletherapy machines used in the healing arts capable of producing radiation shall pay the following annual registration fee:
$100 for each machine with a maximum beam energy of less than 500 KVp;
$100 for each machine with a maximum beam energy of 500 KVp or greater.
All operators or owners of baggage, cabinet or analytical, or industrial X-ray machines capable of producing radiation shall pay the following annual registration fee:
$40 for each machine used for baggage inspection;
$50 for each machine identified as cabinet or analytical; and
$100 for each machine used for industrial radiography.
Where the operator or owner of the aforementioned machines is a state agency or local government, that agency is exempt from the payment of the registration fee.
12VAC5-490-20. Inspection fees and inspection frequencies for X-ray machines.
The following table lists the fees that shall be charged for surveys requested by the registrant and performed by a Department of Health inspector, as well as the required inspection frequencies for each type of X-ray machine:
|Type||Cost Per Tube||Inspection Frequency|
|General Radiographic (includes: Chiropractic and Special Purpose X-ray Systems)||$250||Annually|
|Fluoroscopic, C-arm Fluoroscopic||$250||Annually|
|Combination (General Purpose-Fluoroscopic)||$500||Annually|
|Dental Intraoral and Panographic||$100||Every 3 years|
|Cephalometric||$130||Every 3 years|
|Combination (Dental Panographic and Cephalometric)||$230||Every 3 years|
|Dental ConeBeam (3D) or Combo 2D/3D||$155||Every 3 years|
|Veterinary||$175||Every 3 years|
|Bone Densitometry||$100||Every 3 years|
|Podiatric||$125||Every 3 years|
|Shielding Review for Dental Facilities||$300||Initial/Prior to use|
|Shielding Review for Radiographic, Chiropractic, Veterinary, Fluoroscopic, or Podiatric Facilities||$500||Initial/Prior to use|
|Baggage X-ray Unit||$100||Every 5 years|
|Cabinet/Analytical X-ray Unit||$150||Every 3 years|
|Industrial Radiography X-ray Unit||$200||Annually|
A. Individuals included on the Commonwealth’s list of qualified inspectors of x-ray machines pursuant to § 32.1-229.1 D 5 of the Code of Virginia as of November 1, 2016, shall pay annually a registration renewal fee of $150 to remain on the list as a qualified inspector of x-ray machines pursuant to 12VAC5-481-340.
12VAC5-490-50. Private inspector registration fees.
B. Individuals requesting to be placed on the Commonwealth’s list of qualified inspectors of x-ray machines pursuant to § 32.1-229.1 D 5 of the Code of Virginia shall:
1. Request approval by the Office of Radiological Health to become a qualified inspector of x-ray machines pursuant to 12VAC5-481-340;
2. Pay an initial registration fee of $150, once approved; and
3. Pursuant to subsection A of this section, pay annually a registration renewal fee of $150 to remain on the list as a qualified inspector of x-ray machines pursuant to 12VAC5-481-340.
Statutory Authority: § 32.1-229.1 of the Code of Virginia. Historical Notes Derived from VR355-20-02 § 1, eff. January 1, 1989; amended, Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 11, eff. March 4, 2009.
Office of Radiological Health | 109 Governor Street, 7th Floor | Richmond, VA 23219
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