Irelands First "On Demand" PCRS & State Schemes Training Course is proving to be a wonderful resource for GP's, Practice Managers & Admin Teams


Who is this course for?

This course is a necessity for any member of the Practice Team who hasn’t received any training in this area.

It gives a comprehensive overview of the GMS, PCRS & all State Schemes administered through the PCRS. 


How it works

Our programme offers  on-demand materials, accessible through a secure online portal. An assignment kick starts your learning journey, followed by pre-recorded sessions to reinforce your understanding. 

At the end of the course you are required to complete a final exam. You must achieve a minimum grade of 80% to pass the exam, you will have an unlimited number of attempts.



The course has been designed so that you can become familiar with the various topics and implement some of the learnings as you progress through the program.

As a result of this, the contents of the course will be released in order over a 5 week period.  

The first module is released immediately, then one module is released every week for 4 weeks after that. The PCRS course has a total number of 11 lessons

You will get an email every week when new content is released in the portal. 

To get a full course schedule click HERE.


Course Certification

Upon completion, you’ll receive a Best Practice Certificate, validating your mastery in GMS, PCRS & State Schemes. 

Learning Objectives

  • PCRS Reimbursement overview
  • Common PCRS Challenges
  • Setting up structured claim processes
  • Useful tips and tools
  • Understanding the entitlements
  • Submitting claims 
  • Understanding the algorithms
  • Ensure that your are optimizing
  • Additional grants available 
  • Capitation and enhanced capitation
  • Ensuring accurate patient coding
  • Systems to monitor STC claims
  • Reconciling claims 
  • Ensure optimised processing of STC claims 
  • How to set up processes to improve claim rates 
  • Overview of the CDM program
  • Finding & adding chronic disease patients
  • How to create & manage an efficient CDM program
  • The transition towards prioritizing value instead of quantity
  • Prepare your practice for future PCRS reimbursement 
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About your Instructor

Asumpta Gallagher


Asumpta Gallagher is an award winning and highly qualified trainer with over 20 years of experience working with GPs and their Practice Teams. To date she has delivered training to over 500 GPs, Practice Managers and Practice Staff covering topics including Practice Management, PCRS and State Schemes and customised training to support Medical Receptionists.