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Requested from ECC by G. Tortuya at 11:09 PM on Apr 05, 2022.
Purpose: Follow up for the release of ECC Covid Claims
Date of Coverage: 06/09/2021 - 06/22/2021
Tracking no: #ECC-958861809752

Tortuya 11:09 PM, Apr 05, 2022

STATUS OF APPLICATION:                                                                                 
*Application was encoded dated November 5, 2021 - 8:07:55
*Cash assistance application undergoes evaluation, validation, and recommendation dated January 11, 2022 - 15:03:07
*Cash assistance application is approved, needs to be certified and funded dated February 28, 2022 - 22:19:53

Galasinao 10:02 AM, Apr 06, 2022

April 6, 2022

Dear Genalyn Tortuya,


Thank you for your request dated Apr 05, 2022 11:09:34 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for ECC COVID Claims.

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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