What are the individual incentives
We administer the incentives on behalf of the Department of Health.
You must participate in the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) before applying for individual incentives.
You must read the guidelines for the individual incentive you’re applying for to make sure your practice meets the eligibility requirements.
This incentive supports general practices to provide their patients with appropriate access to after hours care.
This incentive encourages general practices to keep up to date with digital health and adopt new health technology.
This incentive encourages GPs to provide increased and continuing services in Australian Government funded residential aged care facilities.
This incentive supports practices and Indigenous health services to provide better health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients.
This incentive encourages GPs in rural and remote areas to maintain local access to surgical, anaesthetic and obstetric services.
This incentive is a payment to general practices that participate in quality improvement activities to improve patient outcomes and deliver best practice care.
This incentive recognizes the difficulties of providing care, often with little professional support, in rural and remote areas.
Page last updated: 28 May 2020
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