Department unveils new four-tiered aged care PIP

Payments will also increase, with GPs able to claim a maximum of $10,000 a year

The Aged Care PIP is being split into four tiers, with GPs who provide 180 services a year entitled to a new maximum $10,000 payment.

Dr Chris Bollen.
Dr Chris Bollen.

The full details of the reform, designed to attract a further 1,100 GPs into making regular aged care visits, have not been released since it was announced in the Federal Budget last week.

But the Federal Department