NW Mobile FEES is a subsidiary of Idaho Dysphagia Specialists, PLLC

​​​​​​Provider of mobile Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) in the Pacific Northwest!

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Phone:
208.863.8370

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208.391.2008

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Northwest Mobile FEES



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MBS  

FEES

What is the patient charged?


Multiple charges including:  Facility, Radiologist, Radiologist Tech,  SLP as well as transportation costs from SNF if applicable

SLP charge

Where is the test completed?

Outpatient Radiology Department 

On-site, patient’s residence

How long does it take to schedule the procedure?

Up 5-7 days or longer

24-48 hours

Does a physician need to be present?

YES- MBS cannot begin until MD arrives 

NO

What type of food is given to the patient?

Liquids and solids mixed with barium that can alter taste and viscosity

REAL FOOD 

What seating equipment is used?

Radiology Chair

Patient’s own wheelchair, dining room chair

Is radiation used?

YES = MBS is limited to < 5 minutes to reduce radiation exposure

NO

When is a written report obtained?

5-7 days

Before we leave the facility

How long does the test take from start to finish?

1-3 hours depending upon logistics, travel time

60 minutes


Comparison of MBS vs FEES: