SSS Summary of Sickness Benefits (Social Security System Philippines)

Posted by Grace under Philippine Government Agencies on September 3, 2017

The SSS summary of sickness benefits should be read by many SSS members here in the Philippines and abroad. The list of SSS summary of benefits includes; sickness, maternity, disability, retirement, death, funeral, employees’ compensation (EC) program and salary cash loans.

If you are SSS member, be sure to read this to familiarize the benefits. What’s the sense of being a SSS member and using SSS services like loans if you don’t get any benefits.


So, here are they. Do not forget to share this SSS summary of benefits afterwards. Thank you. Because the list is very long. We divide the list in every categories. Review the SSS sickness benefit today.

A. SSS Sickness Benefit

Description: A daily cash allowance paid for the number of days a member is unable to work due to sickness or injury.

Qualifying Condition: 

  • The member is unable to work due to sickness or injury and is confined either in a hospital or at home for at least four (4) days;
  • He/she has paid at least three (3) months of contributions within the 12-month period immediately before the semester of sickness or injury;
  • He/she has used up all company sick leaves with pay for the current year and has duly notified his/her employer; or
  • He/she must notify the SSS directly by filing a sickness benefit application if he/she is separated from employment, a self-employed or voluntary member, including overseas Filipino worker (OFW)-member.

Amount of Benefit

  • The amount of the member’s daily Sickness Benefit allowance is equivalent to ninety percent (90%) of his/her average daily salary credit (ADSC).
  • The Sickness Benefit is granted up to a maximum of 120 days in
    one calendar year.

Source: SSS Publication

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One comment on “SSS Summary of Sickness Benefits (Social Security System Philippines)

  1. kithelyn salinio says:

    gusto ko po malaman status ng sickness ko

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