Practice Incentive Payments (PIPS) & Service Incentive Payments (SIPS)
Practice Incentives Program (PIP)
The Practice Incentives Program (PIP) is aimed at supporting general practice activities that encourage continuing improvements, quality care, enhanced capacity and improved access and health outcomes for patients. The PIP is administered by the Department of Human Services on behalf of the Department of Health
Over recent times the PIP has included in excess of a dozen different incentives. Practices can apply for as many as they are eligible for, these incentives include: Quality Prescribing, Diabetes Management, Cervical Screening, Asthma Management, Indigenous Health, Teaching, GP Aged Care Access, eHealth and now After Hours.
Service Incentive Payment (SIP)
Service Incentive Payments (SIPs) are made to General Practitioners who work with a practice that is enrolled in the PIP. For information on the SIP payments please visit the forms and guidelines below.
For details on the administration of the PIP and the incentives available including the forms and guidelines please refer to the DHS Website
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