Quality Improvement Practice Incentive Program Delayed

The Australian Department of Health recently announced the Quality Improvement (QI) Practice Incentive Program (PIP) has been postponed to 1 August 2019.

The PIP payments for Asthma, Cervical Screening, Diabetes and Quality Prescribing which were due to cease from 30 April 2019 will continue through to 31 July 2019, and the PIP Incentives for After Hours, Aged Care Access, eHealth, Indigenous Health, Procedural General Practice, Rural Loading and Teaching will remain unchanged.

If your practice is interested in establishing a data-sharing agreement with WAPHA, further information is available from your WAPHA primary health liaison or at https://www.wapha.org.au/health-professionals/general-practice-support/digitalhealth-enablers/data-extraction-and-analysis/

Further updates for general practices will also be provided through Practice Connect when more information becomes available.