Practice Incentives Program (PIP)

The Practice Incentive Program provides funding for general practices to help them continuously improve, provide quality care, enhance capacity and improve access and health outcomes for patients.

Application detail:

Applications may be made at any time.

What you get?

Incentives vary.

Who is this for?

General practices.


The assistance offered is detailed and various payments are available for quality care activities, including payments for:

  • eHealth
  • quality improvement
  • teaching
  • general practitioner aged care access
  • Indigenous health
  • after hours care
  • procedural activities
  • rural locations.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible for the PIP your practice must:

  • be a general practice as defined by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
  • be an open practice as defined by the PIP
  • be accredited, or registered for accreditation, against the RACGP Standards for general practices (the Standards)
  • have public liability insurance cover
  • have professional indemnity insurance cover for all general practitioners and nurse practitioners.

How do you apply?

You can find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Practice Incentives Program.