SSS Sickness And Maternity Benefits: Your Employers’ Legal Obligations

Contributing to the SSS alone does not guarantee a smooth and hassle-free benefits-claiming process. Believe it or not, your employer has a significant role in making sure that you are able to claim and use your SSS privileges right when you need it. Today’s feature will focus on two very important SSS benefits that involveContinue reading “SSS Sickness And Maternity Benefits: Your Employers’ Legal Obligations”

COVID-19 Home Isolation Benefit Package Services For PhilHealth Members

Did you know that the Philhealth offers benefit packages for COVID-19 patients who are quarantined at home? Yes, they do! I lifted the salient points of the circular from PhilHealth’s website for our easy reference. If you want to see the actual document from PhilHealth, you may click this link. Annex F: COVID-19 Home IsolationContinue reading “COVID-19 Home Isolation Benefit Package Services For PhilHealth Members”

Patients Admitted In Tents and ERs Are Covered By PhilHealth

I know this caused an uproar several months (March 2021) back when some patients who were admitted in makeshift tents outside hospital buildings were informed that the fees for their “admission” must be paid out-of-pocket because PhilHealth does not cover tent and ER admissions. During that time, it was reported that these hospitals would chargeContinue reading “Patients Admitted In Tents and ERs Are Covered By PhilHealth”

How To Apply For An SSS Pension Loan Online

Are you an SSS pensioner and are thinking of applying for a pension loan? If you should ask for my advice, do not borrow from loan sharks or private lending companies who will take your SSS pension ATM card as collateral for your loan. It is still best that you transact directly with the SSSContinue reading “How To Apply For An SSS Pension Loan Online”

How to Apply for an SSS Number Online

The Social Security System is truly stepping up its game it terms of making SSS more accessible to the public. I admire them for the effort and genius of making things work remotely for their members and soon-to-be members especially now that we are on our third ECQ in Metro Manila. Good news to allContinue reading “How to Apply for an SSS Number Online”

How to Register to the My.SSS Portal for Household Employers

If you are an SSS employer-member (meaning, you are an SSS member but you also have one or more people employed in your household), you need to register to the My.SSS portal. Here’s how: Step 1: Visit the SSS website at http://www.sss.gov.ph Step 2: Click the I’m not a robot captcha. Step 3: On theContinue reading “How to Register to the My.SSS Portal for Household Employers”

New Way of Receiving the SSS Funeral Benefit Claim

SSS Funeral Claims will now be deposited directly to your bank account that is enrolled in the Disbursement Account Enrollment Module (DAEM) in the My.SSS portal. You no longer need to go to an SSS office to claim your check or wait in line at a bank just to cash your check. Everything is appliedContinue reading “New Way of Receiving the SSS Funeral Benefit Claim”

List of SSS Benefits That You Can Transact Online

Now that our country is facing yet another threat from the ever-evolving COVID-19 virus, it is good to know that government agencies are finding ways and means to make their offices more accessible to us (the public) through online platforms. I have personally tried and experienced applying for a loan with Pag-IBIG and SSS onlineContinue reading “List of SSS Benefits That You Can Transact Online”