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PCRS Online Services

 

The HSE PCRS provides a range of information and transaction services online. Some services are open to all, some are only for Doctors, Dentists, Pharmacists etc, some are for our own staff. Use the links below to access these services.


General Services - Available to All

 


Services for Hospitals

 


Services for Dental Practitioners only


Services for General Practitioners only


Services for Optometrists/Ophthalmologists Only

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Services for Pharmacists only 

 


Services for HSE Local Health Offices only:



GP Application Suite

The Primary Care Reimbursement Service launched its GP Application Suite in June 2006 to provide a number of online services for its GP customers.

Since then some 1400 (64%) of contracted GPs  have registered to use the system making it possibly the fastest uptake of any service created for GP use in Ireland.

The benefits include

  • Online claim entry
  • Online claim review
  • Full details of all clients on your panel
  • Downloadable, printable panel listing
  • Downloadable, printable itemised listing
  • Early payment on 14th next month for service today

If you have completed the registration process and have downloaded your certificate from PCRS please click here.

If you are a GP who wishes to register for the GP Application Suite, please click here

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Optical Application Suite

The Primary Care Reimbursement Service launched its Optical Application Suite in June 2006 to provide a number of online services for its Optical customers. Since then some 133 (25%) of contracted Optometrists / Ophthalmologists  have registered to use the system.

The benefits include:

  • Online claim entry
  • Online claim review
  • Downloadable, printable itemised listing

If you have completed the registation process and have downloaded your certificate from PCRS please click here.

If you are an Optical Contractor who wishes to register for the Optical Application Suite, please click here

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Pharmacists

The Primary Care Reimbursement Service has accepted electronic files from HSE contracted pharmacists for many years. All three Pharmacy Software vendors in the market provide integration with HSE for this purpose. As Of 2007 approx 1300 out of 1600 pharmacists submit claims electronically.

In September 2003 the HSE and participating pharmacy software vendors introduced 2nd generation electronic pharmacy reimbursement. This was the culmination of a collaborative project with the Irish Pharmaceutical Union and pharmacy software vendors.

Since that time hundreds of pharmacies have migrated to the new HSE reimbursement system and now enjoy the following benefits:

  • Support for ZERO Claim Rejects
  • Electronic Submission and Early Pay of LTI Claims
  • Electronic Submission and Early Pay of HiTech Claims
  • Electronic Submission and Early Pay of HAA Claims
  • Integrated Electronic Correction Claims
  • Integrated Electronic Claim Warnings
  • Integrated Electronic Difference In Items Reports
  • Direct Pharmacy to HSE Claim Submission
  • SMS Submission Deadline Reminders
  • SMS Communication in Event of Submission Failure

Please contact a participating pharmacy software vendor for further details on the migration to the next generation of HSE reimbursement systems

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Services for HSE Staff

The Primary Care Reimbursement Service launched its File Exchange System in 2006 to provide secure reliable electronic file exchange between local health offices and PCRS. All health areas use this system for the following file exchanges.

  • Drugs Payment Scheme File Submission
  • Laminated Card File Submission
  • Ad Hoc File Exchange

If you are a registered HSE user for the file exchange system please click here.

If you are a HSE user who requires further information for this service please contact the Primary Care Reimbursement Service on 01-8647100.

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Health Repayment Scheme Administrator

Long Stay Repayment Scheme

The Primary Care Reimbursement Service provides a records matching service to the Health Repayment Scheme Administrator providing secure reliable electronic file exchange.

Since the commencement of the Repayment Scheme in Autumn 2006 approximately 21,000 client details have been received and matched in each case against approxately 100 million HSE records.

If you are a registered HRS Scheme Administrator User for the file exchange system please click here.