The WIP consists of 3 incentive streams:
- the Practice stream, which pays incentives to practices to support multidisciplinary team-based care by engaging a range of health professionals
- the Doctor Stream, which pays incentives directly to doctors providing primary care in Modified Monash (MM) 3-7 locations
- the Rural Advanced Skill payment which will pay doctors directly to provide both primary care and emergency and/or advanced skills in MM3-7 locations.
The WIP – Practice Stream replaced the Practice Nurse Incentive Program (PNIP) in early 2020.
The WIP – Doctor Stream replaced the General Practice Incentive Program (GPRIP) in January 2020.
Further information on each WIP incentives stream can be found online.
We hold policy responsibility for the WIP.
Services Australia assists in the administration and provision of WIP payments.
The Rural Workforce Agencies in each state and the Northern Territory also assist in administration and calculation of the WIP – Doctor Stream and Rural Advanced Skills payments.