June 25, 2021
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Course Description

PCRS supports the delivery of primary healthcare by providing reimbursement services to primary care contractors for the provision of health services to members of the public in their own community. Almost all payments for publicly funded healthcare services provided in the community by General Practitioners,Community Pharmacies, Dentists and Optometrists/Ophthalmologists are made by the PCRS.

This one-day course will explore how to get the most out of the PCRS, key claims areas, common PCRS reimbursement issues, tools to help manage & optimise PCRS, STC & vaccine claims, chronic disease management (CDM) program & claims and much more.

All attendees will receive a full course pack to refer back to and will gain CPD hours at the end of the session (if applicable).

Course Content

  • The Basics of PCRS Reimbursement for GP practices?
  • PCRS Reimbursement overview
  • The key claims areas we will cover today
  • Common PCRS Reimbursement issues
  • How to set up a structured claims process
  • Tools to help manage & optimise PCRS reimbursement
  • Practice & Employee Supports
  • What is available and to who?
  • How to easily track annual and study leave available?  
  • How to calculate what is supposed to be paid in employee supports
  • How to optimize employee support claims
  • Grants that might be available to your practice
  • GMS Panel Management
  • How to easily monitor GMS panel size and composition over time
  • Finding/adding new eligible patients (DVC)
  • How to check dropped patients & transfers
  • STC & Vaccine Claims
  • How to monitor STC claims volume & revenue
  • How to monitor claims performance against the national average
  • How to identify unclaimed STC procedures
  • How to set up processes to improve claim rates
  • Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Program & Claims
  • Overview of the CDM program
  • Finding & adding chronic disease patients
  • How to create & manage an efficient CDM program
  • How to track claims and performance?
  • Extra supports
  • PCRS Reimbursement – The future
  • The shift in focus to value over volume
  • How to ensure your practice is well-positioned for the future of PCRS reimbursement

Who Should Attend?

This training course would be of interest to GP’s, those working in primary care centres and pharmacies.


On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your CMG MasterClass Certificate of Attendance in the PCRS – Primary Care Reimbursement Service. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants on completion of the course. You will also receive a full PCRS – Primary Care Reimbursement Service course pack to refer back to at any time in the future. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.


This course costs €425 (Early Bird Version) normal rate is €495. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE DATE. The course cost includes all course documentation, PCRS – Primary Care Reimbursement Service training pack and certificates of attendance.


Tony Ryan
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Medvault

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