Your options and obligations for Practice Incentives Program.
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Practice payments for PIP
Most payments made through PIP are made to practices, and focus on aspects of general practice that contribute to quality care.
Payments under the PIP Quality Stream
The table explains the payments under the Practice Incentives Program Quality Stream.
Payments under the PIP Capacity stream
The table explains the payments under the Practice Incentives Program Capacity stream.
Payments under the PIP Rural support stream
The table below explains the payments under the Practice Incentives Program Rural support stream.
Calculating the SWPE value
The SWPE value of a practice is the sum of the fractions of care provided to practice patients, weighted for the age and of each patient.
Calculation of payments
PIP payments are generally based on a measure of the practice size, known as the Standardised Whole Patient Equivalent (SWPE) value.
Types of payments
There are 3 types of payments under PIP.
When PIP payments are made
To qualify for payments, practices must be participating in the PIP and meet the eligibility requirements of the incentives at a point in time date.
Lets participating practices manage their information and involvement in the PIP. Practices can access PIP Online through HPOS.
Linking your RA number to your practice profile
Link your PRODA account to your practice to access Practice Incentives Program (PIP) Online or Practice Nurse Incentive Program (PNIP) Online.
Participating in Health Care Homes
Practices participating in the Health Care Homes trial must already be in the Practice Incentive Program (PIP) eHealth Incentive.