Jasmine Gonzales, administrative director of Small Imaging Center, has been asked by the practice members to see if it’s feasible to add more staff to support the practice’s mammography service, which currently has 2 analogue film or screen units and 2 technologists. She has compiled the following information:
- Reimbursement per screen $66.05
- Equipment costs per month $1,450.00
- Technologist cost per mammography $15.60
- Technologist aide per mammography $3.10
- Variable cost per mammography $15.00
- Equipment maintenance per month per machine $916.
- Question :If a new technologist aide is hired, what is the patient volume needed per month at the original reimbursement rate to variable costs, but not profit? Reimbursement per screen .
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