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SSS SICKNESS BENEFITS – How To Apply & Requirements in Applying

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Guide on How To Apply for SSS Sickness Benefits & the Requirements Needed

SSS SICKNESS BENEFITS – Here is a guide on how to apply for the sickness benefit offer of Social Security System and the requirements in applying.

If you are a member of the Social Security System, you may be entitled to several SSS member benefits provided that you are an active member. Most of the members of this social insurance institution are private employees and self-employed individuals.

One of the benefits offered is intended to assist the member if he or she gets sick and is unable to report to work for at least four(4) days. The member may apply for a cash assistance so he or she won’t fall short his or her budget due to the absence from work.

With regards to the SSS Sickness Benefits, the application is simple and there are only a few requirements in applying. However, the member must make sure that the application is filed within one(1) year since the hospital release for those who were confined and since the sickness started for those who had home confinement.

SSS Sickness Benefits

In this article, we will present a simple guide on how to apply for the SSS Sickness Benefits including the requirements needed. A guide on how much you can borrow will also be provided below.

Step 1 – Visit the SSS office nearest to you.

Go to a Social Security System (SSS) office and obtain a copy of the “Sickness Benefit Application Form”. Provide the information asked in the application form.

Step 2 – Prepare the requirements.

Main Requirements:

  • Sickness Benefit Application Form
  • SSS Card; or
  • valid IDs
    • one(1) primary ID card; or
    • two(2) secondary IDs with the same signature and photo

If the application will be submitted by a representative, the representative must prepare at least one(1) primary ID or two(2) secondary IDs. According to SSS, for those who were confined for several days in the hospital, the following must be submitted in true copies:

  • Laboratory, X-raym ECG, and other diagnostic results
  • Operating room and other clinical records

Step 3 – Submit the requirements to SSS.

Submit the duly-accomplished application form and the other documents to SSS. Follow the instruction of SSS regarding the benefit application.

Do you want to know how much you can get under the SSS Sickness Benefits? You may visit – SSS SICKNESS BENEFIT – How Much Cash Member Can Get From SSS.

Thank you for visiting our website. We hope we have helped you with regards to this matter. You may keep coming back for more informative guides.

READ ALSO: SSS LOANS – 3 SSS Loan Offers For Members & How To Apply For Them


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