If you’re an employee of the company, you must know how to fill out the SSS Sickness Notification Form. In this blog post, we’ll go over everything you need to know to submit a claim correctly. So what are you waiting for? Let’s get started!
What is SSS Sickness Notification Form?
The SSS sickness notification form can be found on the Social Security Administration’s website. The paper provides information about the nature of the illness, the expected length of time the person will be away from work, and the contact information for the doctor or hospital treating the individual.
Who Should Fill Up The Form?
If you are an employee absent from work due to sickness, you must notify your employer as soon as possible. Employee should fill out a sickness notification form and return it to the employer as soon as possible The employer will then use the information on the form to determine whether the employee is eligible for sick pay. In some cases, the employer may also require a doctor’s note.
When To Fill Up The Form?
When do I need to fill out a sickness notification form? Generally speaking, you should fill out a sickness notification form whenever you cannot work due to illness or injury. This includes both physical and mental health conditions. In some cases, you may also need to fill out a form if you are taking leave for pregnancy or parental leave. If you are unsure whether you need to fill out a form, you can always check with your employer or HR department. Remember, it is always better to err on the side of caution regarding your health and well-being.
The Social Security System (SSS) has a sickness notification form that members can use to notify the SSS of their illness. Here’s a quick guide on how to fill up the form.
How To Fill Up The Form?
You may have received a sickness notification form from your employer or be wondering how to fill out the form if you become sick. You may download the form here. Here is a guide on how to fill out the form correctly.
Tips 1: Fill out SSS Sickness Notification Form:
Individuals absent from work due to sickness must notify their employer as soon as possible. To do this, you must fill out the SSS Sickness Notification Form.
This form provides the employer with information about your illness, the expected length of time you will be away from work, and contact information for your treating doctor or hospital. To request payment of disability benefits from the SSS you need to use this form. You can find the form on the SSS website.
Tips 2: Always indicate “NA”. If the required data is not applicable:
If the data being asked does not apply to your case, write “NA” in the space provided.
For example, if you are not hospitalized and only saw your doctor for a consultation, you can indicate “NA” under the hospital name and date of admission sections.
You may also write “NA” if the physician’s certificate is not yet available or if you have not received one from your doctor.
Tips 3: Attach the SSS Sickness Notification form to the Sickness Benefit Reimbursement Application:
Once you have filled out the form, please attach it to your Sickness Benefit Reimbursement Application.
You can find this application on the SSS website. Be sure to fill it out completely and accurately to avoid delays in processing your request.
Tips 4: Affix Initials on all alterations in this form:
If any changes or corrections are made to the form, initial them. This will help the SSS verify that the information provided is accurate.
Tips 5: Indicate the SSS number and name of Members in All supporting documents submitted:
Make sure to write your SSS number and full name on all documents you submit.
This will help the SSS correctly identify you and match your records with the information on the form.
Failure to do so may result in delays in processing your request.
Supporting Documents Needed
Laboratory, X-ray, ECG, and other diagnostics results: If you are away from work for more than three days due to illness, you must submit a diagnostic test result indicating the nature of your illness. You can get these results from your doctor or hospital. Be sure to include them when you submit your form and application.
Operating Room or Clinical Records: If you underwent surgery, you must submit your operating room or clinical records. These records will help the SSS verify the nature of your illness and the expected length of your recovery period.
Sickness Occured While on Strike or Shutdown
The certificate of Notification of Strike Issued by DOLE: If you are absent from work due to a strike or shutdown, you must submit a copy of the certificate of notification of strike issued by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).
A certificate of Foreclosure: If your company has shut down operations, you must submit a copy of the certificate of foreclosure issued by the DOLE.
Certificate of Non-advancement of Payment from Employer: You must also submit a certificate of non-advancement of payment from your employer.
Due to Vehicular Accident with Third Party Involved
Police Report: If you were absent from work due to a vehicular accident, you must submit a copy of the police report.
Insurance Claim Form or Police Blotter: You must also submit either an insurance claim form or a police blotter.
So, if you experience any of the symptoms mentioned above and cannot work for seven days or more, make sure to fill up the SSS sickness notification form as soon as possible. Remember, it is always better to be safe than sorry! And who knows? You may just get lucky, and your claim will be processed in no time. Have you ever had to submit a sickness notification form? Share your experiences in the comments section below.