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The radiological society of South Africa code of conduct
Code of ethics
Responsibilities to the patient
Confidentiality and Access to records
Informed consent
Professional fees
Referrals
Radiation safety
Responsibility to the profession
Advertising, marketing and touting
Rental
Incentives
Employees
Responsibilities to society
Responsibilities to oneself
Clinical research
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Professional Fees

  1. In determining professional fees to patients, consider both the nature of the service provided and the ability of the patient to pay, and be prepared to discuss the fee with the patient.
  2. Be prepared to provide quotes for services to be rendered when so requested and adhere to the quote given unless compelling circumstances merit a deviation. Such deviation must be explained to the patient.
  3. Do not engage in practices of fraudulent billing and fee splitting against the rules and rulings of the Health Professions Council of South Africa.