An incentive to encourage general practitioners (GPs) in rural and remote areas to maintain local access to surgical, anaesthetic and obstetric services.
Eligibility & payment rates
About the PIP Procedural GPs
Procedural GPs provide non-referred procedural services that in urban areas would normally be a specific referral based specialty.
To be eligible for the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) Procedural GP Payment, your practice must meet PIP and other criteria.
Payment and requirements
The Procedural GP Payment has 4 tiers of payments.
When we make payments
The quarterly PIP payment advice for the February and August payments will show which GP provided the procedural service and the payment amount.
How to apply
You can apply for the Procedural GP Payment online or by form.
To be eligible for payments under the PIP Procedural GP Payment, your practice must meet certain obligations.
Rights of review
The Practice Incentives Program (PIP) has a review of decision process.
Withdrawing from the Procedural GP Payment
Practices need to let us know if they want to withdraw from the Procedural GP Payment.
The Department of Health conducts program audits to check practices are complying with the PIP eligibility requirements for payments including the Procedural GP Payment.
Contact the Incentive Programs for more information.