Frequently Asked Questions
What areas do you cover?
We cover the state of Texas. Call us today for a location near you.
What types of diagnostic services do you offer?
We utilize some of the most advanced equipment in the industry giving us the capability of performing diagnostic exams such as x-rays, ekgs, ultra-sounds, and doppler services.
Will my insurance cover the X-Ray, if I have the exam in my house?
Yes, Medicare covers the cost of your home exam, as does nearly all other insurance carriers. Except Medicaid only recipients. Medicaid is one of the only insurance carriers that does not cover home exams.
Who qualifies for portable X-Rays?
Any patient that would find it physically or psychologically difficult to obtain their exam outside of their home.
My parent/relative is upstairs/downstairs, can you get the equipment to them?
Yes, No problem, we can easily bring our equipment up and down several flights of stairs.
How long will it take for my Doctor to receive the report?
Your Doctor will have access to review x-ray images,; however, interpretation reports will be available within 1 to 2 hours.
My parent/relative is often confused and sometimes uncooperative. How would you deal with this situation?
This is an extremely common situation for our technologists. Our staff is trained to handle different situations. Everyday our staff successfully completes exams with patience and care, Our technologists have experience with patient's with dementia, Alzheimer’s, and psychological dispositions, as well as physical limitations. Our equipment and cassettes (x-ray plates) are extremely fast. Our patients does not necessarily have to remain still for the entire exam. In fact, most radiographs are obtained using less than ½ second exposure time.
Are portable X-Rays safe to use in private environments?
Yes, the radiation used to acquire a portable X-Ray is extremely low due to the film speed combination we utilize. The skin dose to the patient is usually the same as a hospital radiograph and in some cases, less.
Can a private individual request a portable X-Ray examination?
Yes, if the private individual has a doctor’s order. All results are delivered directly to the ordering physician.