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Primary Care Reimbursement Service. (2012) Primary Care Reimbursement Service: statistical analysis of claims and payments 2010. Dublin: Health Service Executive.

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The Primary Care Reimbursement Service (PCRS) supports the delivery of primary health care by providing reimbursement services to Primary Care Contractors (General Practitioners, Pharmacists, Dentists and Optometrists/Ophthalmologists), for the provision of health services to members of the public in their own community.

As of 31 December 2010, the total number of eligible Medical Card holders was 1,615,809, which is approximately 38.1% of the total population. In addition the total number of GP Visit Cards reached 117,423, approximately 2.77% of the population. An additional 156,347 eligible persons were granted Medical Cards or GP Visit cards in 2010, an increase of 9.9% over 2009.

Methadone Treatment Scheme:
Methadone is prescribed and dispensed by Doctors and Pharmacists for approved clients under the Methadone Treatment Scheme – capitation fees payable to participating Doctors and Community Pharmacists and claims by pharmacies for the ingredient cost of the Methadone dispensed and the associated dispensing fees are processed and paid by the Primary Care Reimbursement Service.

Includes tables, such as, P.77. Table 19.1 GMS: The top 100 most commonly prescribed products in the order of their prescribing frequency


Date:2012
Pages:134 p.
Publisher:Health Service Executive
Corporate Creators:Primary Care Reimbursement Service
Place of Publication:Dublin
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:B Substances > Opioids (opiates) > Opioid product > Codeine
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Substance by legal status > Over the counter drug (medicine / medication)
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Substance by legal status > Prescription drug (medicine / medication)
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care economics
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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