Can A COVID-19 Positive Member Claim Sickness Benefits From The SSS?

This question is raised more than a dozen times on the SSS’ Facebook page. Based on my observation, a lot of SSS members are unaware of the details involved when filing sickness benefits, especially if the patient is COVID-19 positive. I lifted the answers straight from the SSS Facebook page. I hope this helps shedContinue reading “Can A COVID-19 Positive Member Claim Sickness Benefits From The SSS?”

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”

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”

How to Submit your SSS Maternity Notification Online

And to cap our 3-day series on SSS Maternity Benefits, I am going to show you how to submit your maternity notification.  Now I realize I should have placed this at the beginning of the series (hah!) but since this is our third day doing this feature, I might as well just go ahead andContinue reading “How to Submit your SSS Maternity Notification Online”