How To Use The SSS e-Learning Portal

One thing they probably do not teach in school (at least not during my time) are the different benefits we can gain from government agencies like the SSS, Pag-IBIG, and PhilHealth. I only learned about these three when I started working as I was required to submit my SSS and Pag-IBIG numbers. PhilHealth, on theContinue reading “How To Use The SSS e-Learning Portal”

What Are Included In The PhilHealth COVID-19 Home Isolation Package?

I wrote about this topic a few weeks back and would like to update our community with more specific details of this PhilHealth benefit. I have a friend who contracted COVID-19 recently (she’s not vaccinated); her bill, after she was declared COVID-free, was at roughly around Php 500K. She said that PhilHealth covered majority ofContinue reading “What Are Included In The PhilHealth COVID-19 Home Isolation Package?”

Important Guidelines When Applying For A UMID Card At SSS Branches

While the Social Security System (SSS) has once again opened its doors for UMID card applicants, the public is still strongly advised to observe strict health and safety protocols when visiting SSS branches. Here are the guidelines of the SSS when visiting their branches for UMID card applications: Members may file their UMID application formsContinue reading “Important Guidelines When Applying For A UMID Card At SSS Branches”

UMID Card Application Resumes At SSS

Good news! You may now file your UMID application at SSS branches after being put on hold because of the pandemic. The SSS actually began accepting applications last September 27, 2021. If you haven’t yet, now is the time to prepare your application requirements so you can finally get your very own UMID (Unified MultipurposeContinue reading “UMID Card Application Resumes At SSS”

The SSS Annual Confirmation Of Pensioners Program (ACOP) Resumes This Month

Are you an SSS pensioner or a beneficiary of a deceased SSS pensioner? The ACOP (Annual Confirmation Of Pensioners Program) resumes this month (October 2021) after being put on hold last year. The suspension of the ACOP was extended several times due to the changing quarantine restrictions. Last month, the SSS announced the resumption ofContinue reading “The SSS Annual Confirmation Of Pensioners Program (ACOP) Resumes This Month”

List Of PhilHealth Benefits For COVID-19 Patients

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) extends the following benefits and assistance to PhilHealth members stricken by the COVID-19 virus. It is good to have this in your records (bookmark it, screenshot, or share with family and friends for awareness) as a reference. Read on. Testing RT-PCR: Php 901 to Php 3,409 Cartridge-based PCR: PhpContinue reading “List Of PhilHealth Benefits For COVID-19 Patients”

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”