Employees Compensation Claim for Temporary Total Disability or Sickness Benefit
What this is For:Employees Compensation Claim for Temporary Total Disability or Sickness Benefit
Where to File:
1) EC form B-300 (two original copies) must be submitted by the employee to the employer within 5 calendar days after the start of the employees confinement
2) EC form B-304 must be submitted (one copy) by the employer to the SSS Medical Evaluation Department or the Medical Evaluation Division of the nearest SSS branch
How to File:
The following conditions must be met to qualify for the Employees' Compensation (EC) temporary total disability or sickness benefit:
The employee should be duly reported to the SSS by his employer;
The employee's sickness or injury is work-connected; and
The SSS has been duly notified of such sickness or injury.
A currently employed SSS member must inform his employer of his sickness or injury within five calendar days after the start of his confinement using EC Form B-300 (Employees' Notification). This form must be printed back-to-back. After accomplishing this form in two original copies, you should submit it to your employer. Please read page two of the form for the supporting documents you will need to submit with your application and for other instructions on filing your EC claim. Your employer, in turn, should submit one copy of this form to the SSS Medical Evaluation Department or the Medical Evaluation Division of the nearest SSS branch. In addition, you must fill out a copy of EC Form B-309 (Accident/Sickness Report). Please use black ink.
The SSS will evaluate the claim and return Form B-300 to your employer. If your claim is approved, your employer will advance the sickness benefit to you every regular payday. Your employer may then file for reimbursement of the advanced amount through EC Form B-304 (Sickness Benefit Reimbursement Application).
Other Documentary Requirements:
Only for EC-form B-300applies only to employees)
EC Form B-309 (Accident/Sickness Report)
Symptoms, Physical Findings, Laboratory Examinations and Reports; X-ray plates; Diagnostic Procedures, if any.