Effectiveness Review of General Practice Incentives

Closed 22 Dec 2023

Opened 17 Nov 2023


The Effectiveness Review of General Practice Incentives

The Department of Health and Aged Care (the Department) has engaged KPMG to undertake an Effectiveness Review of General Practice Incentives. This includes considering the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) and Workforce Incentive Program (WIP). This work is part of a broader effort to reform primary care funding arrangements.

The Strengthening Medicare Taskforce Report made recommendations for reform of primary care, including that the Government support health care providers in the management of complex chronic disease through blended funding models, integrating incentive payments with fee-for-service, and funding quality bundles of care for people who need it most.


The consultation process - Input from across the sector

As part of this review, general practices (through practice owners and Practice Managers), Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services, general practitioners, Primary Health Networks (PHNs), professional organisations and peak bodies will be provided with various ways to provide input. This includes completing a survey, making a written submission, or participating in workshops which will be held in selected regions across Australia.

You may complete the survey, provide a written submission, or both.

The survey and written submissions opened on Friday 17 November 2023 and will close Friday 22 December 2023 (at 11:59pm AEDT).

Please find below a summary of KPMG's consultation process to help guide you in completing your survey and/or written submission. Please note, to download the PDF select the double arrows on the top-right corner of the file and select 'Save'.

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This survey seeks your insights in relation to the impact, efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of incentive programs and will take approximately 20 minutes to complete. The survey includes questions regarding the incentive payments relevant to you or your practice. The survey questions are provided in a combination of multiple choice and Likert scale format, with some opportunities to provide open ended feedback.

We encourage you to complete the survey in a single sitting. However, if you wish to provide your email address, you can be provided with a link to continue the survey from your current page. Please note, your browser will need to have cookies enabled for this to work.

Any identifiable information will be aggregated in reported findings. The survey does not seek any individual patient information.

You may preview the survey by downloading the PDF at the link below. Please note, to download the PDF select the double arrows on the top-right corner of the file and select 'Save'.

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Written Submissions

We also invite you to upload a written submission, of no more than 4 A4 pages in length. You may provide a written submission along with the completed survey, or by itself.


Further questions?

If you have any questions regarding this survey or the review, please contact: primaryhealthcarereform@health.gov.au.


  • Non-government organisations
  • Health professionals
  • Health workforce
  • Businesses
  • Contracted Service Providers
  • Aged care service providers
  • Aged care workforce
  • Aged care professionals


  • e-Health
  • Rural health services
  • Learning and development
  • Home Care
  • Aged Care
  • Residential Aged Care
  • Chronic disease
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health