Employees who are SSS members may avail of any of the following benefits:

a. SICKNESS BENEFITS        

The sickness benefit is a daily cash allowance paid for the number of days a member is unable to work due to sickness or injury.

HOW DOES AN SSS MEMBER QUALIFY FOR THE SICKNESS BENEFIT?

A member is qualified to avail of this benefit if:

  1. He/she is unable to work due to sickness or injury and confined either in a hospital or at home for at least four days.
  2. He/she has at least three months of contributions within the last 12-month period immediately before the semester of sickness has been paid.
  3. All company sick leaves with pay for the current year have been used up.
  4. The employer has been notified, or if separated, voluntary or self-employed, SSS has been directly notified of the sickness


HOW MUCH SICKNESS BENEFIT IS A MEMBER ENTITLED TO RECEIVE?

The amount of member’s sickness benefit per day is equivalent to ninety percent (90%) of the member’s average daily salary credit.

PROCEDURE

  • Secure the SICKNESS NOTIFICATION FORM (SSS Form CLD-9N) at the HRADO Office
  • Accomplish Part I (confined member) and Part II (Attending Physician)
  • Return to HRADO for Part III
  • Submit to SSS Office for Part IV (Medical Evaluation)
  • Return accomplished form to HRADO

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