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Working with others

Frequently asked questions

What is this program?

The Working with Others Pharmacy Practice Incentive Program will reimburse pharmacies for building professional relationships with other health professionals and to document episodes of interprofessional collaborations that are intended to improve patient outcomes.

Reimbursement will be for pharmacists collaborating with at least two other AHPRA-registered health professionals from different professional groups and related to the care of a patient.

What do I need to do to deliver this program?

Your pharmacy must meet 5CPA requirements to be eligible to provide this program. They include:

  • Be a section 90 pharmacy.
  • Be accredited by a pharmacy accreditation program e.g. QCPP.
  • Display and comply with the Community Pharmacy Service Charter
  • Register as a provider of this Pharmacy Practice Incentive Program

How will I be paid?

Payment is a flat rate and paid annually by Medicare Australia.

Further information is provided in the Program specific guidelines

How do I claim for providing this service?

Maintain pharmacy accreditation and meet requirements related to this service. See the  Working with Others  and the Registered Health Professionals Factsheets below.

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