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Employees Compensation Commission's Cash assistance program for COVID patients

Requested from ECC by A. Boyero at 06:52 PM on Dec 19, 2022.
Purpose: Employees Compensation Commission's given site was under maintenance for a month already.
Date of Coverage: 10/25/2021 - 12/19/2022
Tracking no: #ECC-787150707766

Boyero 06:52 PM, Dec 19, 2022

Greetings! We are asking for an update on Employees Compensation Commission's Cash assistance program for COVID patients since their website says it is under maintenance for a month. My application was submitted October 25, 2021 and it was approved but it has been more than a year already and I haven't received any assistance yet. I got positive with COVID twice and I need to undergo spine surgery since I was seriously infected of the virus. I also joined ECC's online conference and they informed us that they will release the cash assistance before this year ends.

Galasinao 08:46 AM, Dec 21, 2022

December 21, 2022

Dear Anna Marie Boyero,


Thank you for your request dated Dec 19, 2022 06:52:20 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Employees Compensation Commission's Cash assistance program for COVID patients.

Response to Request

All information provided in eFOI are made public. For privacy, we will provide the information through email. Thank you


    -The Employees' Compensation Program (ECP) aims to provide disability or death benefits due to work-connected sickness or injury; 

    -ECP covers all civilian employees in the government with GSIS coverage including uniformed personnel and all compulsory members of the SSS;

    -SSS serves as implementing agency of ECP in the private sector whereas GSIS implements the ECP in the public sector; the Employees' Compensation Commission (ECC) serves as appeal and policy-making body of the ECP; as implementing agency in the private sector, the evaluation of EC claims resides in the SSS; 

    -EC benefits are distinct and separate from SSS and GSIS benefits; 

    -EC cash assistance serves as accessory benefits to EC disability or death benefits due to work-connected covid19;

    For more information, you may reach us through our chatbot in our website ecc.gov.ph or FB page facebook.com/ecc.official

    Thank you. God Bless.

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Thank you.


Jay Galasinao
FOI Receiving Officer

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