Opt out of the Doctor Stream

How to withdraw from the Workforce Incentive Program Doctor Stream.

If you no longer want to receive Doctor Stream payments, you can opt out of the program at any time.

How to opt out

To opt out, email Services Australia through Health Professional Online Services (HPOS) or call 1800 010 550 and state your reason. Services Australia will respond to confirm that you are choosing to opt out.

You forfeit any active quarters and associated payments during the opt-out period.

Opting back in

You can opt back in later, but you will only be eligible for payments for active quarters from the new opt-in date onwards.


Workforce Incentive Program – Doctor Stream contact

Contact us (the Department of Health) with questions about eligibility for the WIP Doctor Stream. Contact Services Australia with questions about payment assessment and calculation enquiries.
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