GP15: College calls for overhaul of practice incentives

THE RACGP is calling for an overhaul of healthcare funding to bolster the role of GPs, including a boost to practice incentives and better coordination of support payments.

In a 29-page document released on Monday to coincide with the first day of the GP15 conference in Melbourne, the college outlines the funding changes needed to support its vision for a healthcare system based on general practice "medical homes".

The document – the outcome of consultation with more than 1000 GPs and stakeholders – outlines the college's