Doubling the Practice Incentives Programme Teaching Payment

From 1 January 2015, the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) teaching payment will double from $100 to $200.

This measure started on 1 January 2015.

Description of the measure

From 1 January 2015, the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) teaching payment will double from $100 to $200. The payment will be for each three hour teaching session to undergraduate and graduate medical students who are preparing for entry into the Australian medical profession.

Questions and answers

Who will be affected by this measure?

This measure will affect providers who currently claim the PIP teaching payment and new providers wanting to join the program.

Am I eligible for this measure?

Information on eligibility is available in the PIP Teaching Payments guidelines . The guidelines will be updated to include the changes announced in this measure.

You can also email pip@humanservices.gov.au or call the PIP enquiry line on 1800 222 032 (call charges apply from mobile phones) Monday to Friday, between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm, Australian Central Standard Time.

When will this measure start and finish?

This measure is expected to start on 1 January 2015 and is ongoing.

Page last updated: 15 March 2016

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