Getting started with accreditation

In the early 1990s, government and professional organisations proposed that an independent and voluntary system of practice accreditation be established to promote quality care in general practices. In response, the RACGP undertook the development of the Standards for general practices, against which practices would be assessed for accreditation.

Accreditation is required for the Australian Government Practice Incentives Program (PIP). Payments made to practices through the program are in addition to other income earned by the general practitioners and the practice, such as patient payments and Medicare rebates.

View more specific details on eligibility and incentives through the Practice Incentives Program (PIP) >

Need an indicative fee for your accreditation?

All practices are able to receive an indicative fee prior to progressing to registration in the Connect system: this ensures complete transparency from the very start of your relationship with us.

Regardless of practice location or size, QPA seeks to make accreditation accessible and fair in our calculations for accreditation fees : our fee policy is applied consistently and equitably.

To obtain a no-obligation indicative fee, sign up for a Connect user account, and provide us with some basic information about your practice. We will make you an offer within one business day. If you have multiple practices, the Connect system easily accommodates this, and if you have circumstances specific to your practice you would like us to consider, please let us know.

Ready to register?

There are two ways to select QPA as your accreditation provider. You can accept the indicative fee, and progress to registration, or you can skip the fee conversation and go straight to registration. If you choose the pathway through the fee process, any data provided will automatically appear in your registration module. Once submitted, your registration will be accepted by our administration team, and your Quality Accreditation Manager assigned. QPA will never automatically register you. Not only does the structure of our system prevent it, we believe that the choice should be yours.