Skip to content

Key resources

  • Bibliography
    Bibliography
  • Health promotion
    Health promotion
  • Health practice
    Health practice
  • Programs
    Programs
  • Conferences
    Conferences
  • Courses
    Courses
  • Funding
    Funding
  • Jobs
    Jobs
  • Organisations
    Organisations
  • Health Services MapHealth Services Map
Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin Alcohol and other drugs knowledge centre Yarning Places
 
  • Home
    • » Key resources and services

Practice Incentives Program (PIP) - Indigenous Health Incentive

 

Overview

The Practice Incentives Program (PIP) - Indigenous Health Incentive aims to support general practices and Indigenous health services to provide better healthcare for Indigenous Australian patients including best practice management of chronic disease.

The incentive has three components:

The PIP is a key component of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) national partnership agreement Closing the Gap: tackling Indigenous chronic disease.

The Department of Human Services manages the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) - Indigenous Health Incentive on behalf of the Department of Health.

Abstract adapted from the Australian Government Department of Human Services

Contacts

Applications to:
Incentive Programs
Department of Human Services
GPO Box 2572
Adelaide SA 5001

More information:
Ph: 1800 222 032
Email: pip@humanservices.gov.au

Related publications

Department of Human Services (2014)

Practice Incentives Program: Indigenous health incentive guidelines.

Canberra: Department of Health and Ageing

This guideline provides information for GP's and practice staff about the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) Indigenous Health Incentive. The program aims to support general practices and Indigenous health services to provide better health care for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander patients, including best practice management of chronic disease.

The guideline provides information on:

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Closing the gap: tackling chronic disease: the Australian Government's Indigenous chronic disease package (2010)

Closing the Gap - Tackling Indigenous Chronic Disease

This pamphlet outlines the Australian Government's commitment to closing the gap in health outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians by preventing and treating chronic disease. The package will tackle chronic disease through:

The pamphlet also presents the breakdown of funding totalling $805.5m over four years (starting in 2009-10 and ending in 2012-13).

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Links

 
Last updated: 19 September 2017
 
Return to top