Accredited practices may be eligible for the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) which aims to support activities that encourage quality care, enhance capacity and improve access and health outcomes for patients. Incentives include sign-on payments, service incentive payments (SIPs) and outcome payments.
Incentive programs are available for:
Information, guidelines and fact sheets on the full range of PIP incentives are available on the Department of Human Services website or by calling the Medicare PIP Infoline on 1800 222 032.
COORDINARE supports increased participation in PIP by assisting practices who are undertaking accreditation for the first time. Our Accreditation page has useful resources and links.
The After Hours Incentive aims to support general practices to provide their patients with appropriate access to after hours care.
For PIP, the complete after hours period is:
The complete after hours period is broken into:
To be eligible for the PIP After Hours Incentive, practices must meet the following core eligibility requirements:
Practices can apply for this incentive:
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