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”

Download the SSS Mobile App Now!

Good news to all SSS members!  We can now conveniently access our SSS membership information by simply swiping our phone’s screen and tapping on the SSS mobile app. How does it work? Download the SSS Mobile App from Google Play Store (for Android users) and App Store (for Apple users). Your smartphone or tablet mustContinue reading “Download the SSS Mobile App Now!”

SSS Sickness Benefit: Everything You Need to Know

Getting sick is inevitable.  Whether you are an employee, a business person, or a stay-at-home parent, you will eventually have to take some rest to recuperate from a viral or bacterial infection.  Other times, you might get injured at work and will need some time off to heal and rehabilitate before you are able toContinue reading “SSS Sickness Benefit: Everything You Need to Know”

8 SSS Benefits That First-Time Members Need to Know

When I first got my SSS number, I just thought I had one pre-employment requirement accomplished successfully.  I was just happy to be able to submit my SSS number to the HR department of my first-ever job and that was it.   Little did I know that my 10-digit SSS number would be my lifetime identificationContinue reading “8 SSS Benefits That First-Time Members Need to Know”

All You Need to Know About Your SSS Benefits

The SSS Calamity Loan is a special privilege offered by the SSS to members who reside, work, or have properties in areas declared by the government to be under a state of calamity.  This type of loan is not open to all and not readily available unless the government and SSS come to an agreementContinue reading “All You Need to Know About Your SSS Benefits”

Claiming Your SSS and Philhealth Benefits: A Right and A Responsibility

Matagal na akong hindi nakapag hulog sa aking SSS / Philhealth account; ngayon, may sakit ako at maco-confine.  Pwede ko bang habulin ang mga nalibanan kong buwan para makapag claim pa din ako ng benefits? This is a common question we receive from followers.  Apparently, a lot of Filipinos think that paying their monthly contributionsContinue reading “Claiming Your SSS and Philhealth Benefits: A Right and A Responsibility”

SSS Sickness Benefits Claim after Receiving Maternity Benefits

My sister, a private school teacher, gave birth in January 21, 2016 to a healthy baby boy.  I am not sure if her case can be considered a premature delivery since she gave birth three weeks earlier than her scheduled due date.  Nonetheless, her delivery was uneventful and the baby came out healthy and strong.Continue reading “SSS Sickness Benefits Claim after Receiving Maternity Benefits”