Payments under the PIP Quality Stream

The table explains the payments under the Practice Incentives Program Quality Stream.

Incentive Aspect or Activity Payment amount
Indigenous Health Incentive Sign on payment: once only payment to practices that agree to undertake specified activities to improve the provision of care to their Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander patients with a chronic disease $1,000 per practice
Patient registration payment: payment to practices for each Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander patient aged 15 years and over who is registered with the practice for chronic disease management $250 per eligible patient per calendar year
Outcomes payment Tier 1: payment to practices for each registered patient for whom a target level of care is provided by the practice in a calendar year $100 per eligible patient per calendar year
Outcomes payment Tier 2: payment to practices for providing the majority of care for a registered patient in a calendar year $150 per eligible patient per calendar year
Quality Improvement Incentive A payment to practices to undertake continuous quality improvement through the collection and review of practice data $5.00 per SWPE, capped at $12,500 per quarter

Page last updated: 29 July 2019