GSIS issues guidelines in processing survivorship benefits of Muslim members, pensioners

Date Posted: Nov. 25, 2019 The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has issued Policy and Procedural Guidelines (PPG) No. 334-19 to ensure uniform processing of survivorship benefit claims of its Muslim members and pensioners. “GSIS recognizes the Muslim unique culture. Thus, the processing of survivorship benefits for deceased Muslim members and pensioners is now institutionalized,” GSIS Chairman and Acting President and General Manager Rolando Ledesma Macasaet said. Previously, the eligibility and extent of entitlement of the beneficiaries of GSIS Muslim members and pensioners to survivorship benefit under Republic Act No. 8291 (GSIS Act of 19917) was based on the Civil...