The Practice Incentives Program (PIP) is aimed at supporting general practice activities that encourage continuing improvements and quality care, enhance capacity and improve access and health outcomes for patients.
The majority of payments through the PIP are made to practices and focus on those aspects of general practice that contribute to quality care. This includes payments for eHealth, diabetes, cervical screening, asthma, quality prescribing, teaching, Indigenous health, rural health and procedural activities. PIP practice payments are intended to support practices to purchase new equipment, upgrade facilities or increase remuneration for GPs working at the practice.
Data in the attached provides the number of practices that are participating in PIP. Data is presented quarterly from February 2011 to most recent data available. Information is presented at the PHN level.
Please note that in the instance where a data field is less than 6, the result has been replaced with NP for confidentiality reasons.