Payments under the PIP Capacity stream

The table explains the payments under the Practice Incentives Program Capacity stream.

Incentive Aspect or Activity Payment amount
eHealth incentive Practices must meet each of the requirements to qualify for payments through this incentive $6.50 per SWPE capped at $12,500 per practice per quarter
Teaching Payment Payment for teaching medical students to a maximum of 2 sessions per GP per day $200 per session
Aged Care Access Incentive Tier 1: payment to GPs for providing at least 60 eligible Medicare Benefits Schedule services in residential aged care facilities in the financial year $1,500 per financial year
Tier 2: payment to GPs for providing at least 140 eligible Medicare Benefits Schedule services in residential aged care facilities in the financial year $3,500 per financial year
After Hours Incentive Level 1: Participation
Practices must meet the requirements of Level 1 to qualify for payment at this level
$1 per SWPE
Level 2: Sociable after hours cooperative coverage
Practices must meet the requirements of Level 2 to qualify for payment at this level
$4 per SWPE
Level 3: Sociable after hours practice coverage
Practices must meet the requirements of Level 3 to qualify for payment at this level
$5.50 per SWPE
Level 4: Complete after hours cooperative coverage
Practices must meet the requirements of Level 4 to qualify for payment at this level
$5.50 per SWPE
Level 5: Complete after hours practice coverage
Practices must meet the requirements of Level 5 to qualify for payment at this level
$11 per SWPE

Page last updated: 4 July 2019

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