EC pensioners to get P252 million from GSIS

Date Posted: 26 April 2021 More than 12,000 Employee Compensation (EC) pensioners will get a total of P252 million or Php20,000 in financial assistance each from the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) in compliance with Administrative Order No. 39 recently signed by President Duterte. Under the order, Pres. Duterte directs the grant of a one-time financial assistance to all EC pensioners, as they “experience undue financial hardships because of their vulnerabilities, and in anticipation of the prolonged economic impact of the (COVID-19) pandemic in their lives.” “While we are happy to announce that we will release Php20,000 one-time financial assistance...

GSIS to pay pending work-related medical claims

Date Posted: August 26, 2016 GSIS is now processing all qualified employee compensation (EC) medical reimbursement claims that were filed before 22 December 2013 by members who sustained work-connected diseases or accidents. The Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC) approved the payment of the pending EC claims on 1 July 2016 via Board Resolution (BR) No. 16-05-19. ECC is the policy-making body that implements the Employees’ Compensation Program for public and private sector employees and their dependents in the event of work-related contingencies, such as sickness, injury, disability, or death. Prior to BR No. 16-05-19, ECC issued BR 13-10-13 effective 22 December...

GSIS reduces paper requirements for claims

Date Posted: April 21, 2014 Members, pensioners and other claimants of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) will now find it easier to comply with documentary requirements in filing for their social insurance benefits after the pension fund reduced the number of forms that have to be accomplished and submitted.