FAQs2019-05-11T18:55:37+00:00

FAQs

Who is CIRPA?2019-07-27T20:02:36+00:00

We are a radiology practice based in Dallas/Fort Worth, and we work with facilities throughout Texas. For over 40 years we have been committed to finding answers. CIRPA has fellowship-trained radiologists from the most prestigious medical schools and programs in the country, a complete support staff and excellent leadership team all working together to help you turn images into answers.

What are Fellowship Directed Studies?2019-05-11T18:44:16+00:00

Studies with complicated and advanced imaging are directed and interpreted by the appropriate Fellows (for example, complex brain MRI’s will be routed to a neuro Fellow and complex abdominal CT’s will go to an abdominal fellow).

In what specialties do CIRPA radiologists have fellowships?2019-05-11T18:45:06+00:00

CIRPA’s staff of physicians is comprised of board-certified, fellowship-trained radiologists, known for their advanced medical insight and answers. Their expertise is vital to our reputation for delivering the highest standard of care and turning images into answers. Our physicians hold fellowships in breast imaging, neuroradiology, abdominal imaging, musculoskeletal, MRI, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, as well as vascular and interventional radiology.

Why are Fellowship Directed Studies important?2019-05-11T18:45:33+00:00

Fellowship-directed studies lead to the highest quality interpretations for your patients and doctors.

Are the reading radiologists easily accessible?2019-05-11T18:45:55+00:00

Yes, in addition to having the ability to call the radiologist to discuss exam choices, protocols, patient histories as well as interpretation findings, CIRPA can also implement secure instant messaging between your facility and our doctors. CIRPA radiologists are also well versed on technical issues and safety concerns and they will always follow HIPAA privacy and security rules.

Does CIRPA provide transcribed reports?2019-05-11T18:46:17+00:00

Yes, all reports are fully transcribed, saving you time and money.

How do we get our images to CIRPA and reports back?2019-05-11T18:46:38+00:00

CIRPA has a complete IT department that will establish/build custom interfaces, PACS/RIS portals, or HL7’s in order to communicate and deliver reports and images back to you and your doctors in real time.

When can we access our images?2019-05-11T18:47:00+00:00

You will have 24/7 access to digital images. You are able to view images and reports through our PACS/RIS portal. You are able to easily access reports in real time to share with your physicians to review with their patients. Historical reports and images are always available and easily accessible.

Does CIRPA provide different billing options?2019-07-27T20:03:19+00:00

We offer several billing methods, including fee for service (pay-per-click), global billing, split billing and percentage of collection.

Can CIRPA serve as our medical doctor?2019-05-11T18:47:59+00:00

Yes, we can serve as your medical director as well as assist your center with credentialing and billing needs.

What other support can CIRPA offer our center?2019-07-27T20:03:59+00:00

CIRPA has a dedicated customer service department that assists our radiologists and your staff in overseeing report delivery. We also have a credentialing department that assists with accrediting, billing, contract issues and credentialing to help maximize your revenues and cash flow.

How do I get more information about CIRPA differences?2019-05-11T18:48:40+00:00

Visit the contact us page of the CIRPA website, fill in the information requested and a CIRPA representative will contact you. At CIRPA, we are, turning images into answers.