You need to meet eligibility requirements to get the Practice Incentives Program guidelines.
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Eligibility for the PIP
To be eligible for the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) your practice must meet certain criteria.
PIP payment types
There are 3 types of payments under the PIP. Practice payments, service incentive payments, and rural loading payments.
How we calculate PIP payments
We base most payments on a measure of the practice size known as the Standardised Whole Patient Equivalent (SWPE) value.
Standardised Whole Patient Equivalent
The Standardised Whole Patient Equivalent (SWPE) value of a practice is the sum of the fractions of care provided to practice patients. This is weighted for the age and gender of each patient.
When we make PIP payments
To qualify for payments, practices must have submitted a completed application - including supporting documents.
How we make PIP payments
We calculate payments and pay them retrospectively each quarter.