PIP payments for teaching set to double

Health Minister Peter Dutton told the Future of General Practice Conference, held by General Practice Registrars Australia (GPRA) in Canberra today, that the government was “implementing that promise”.

The $119 million commitment would result in existing maximum practice payments for teaching sessions with medical students rise from $100 to $200, with a maximum of two sessions able to be claimed by a practice per calendar day. Eligible sessions must last at least three hours, while the maximum payment of $200 would remain, regardless of whether