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Requested from ECC by O. Castillo at 11:09 AM on Aug 09, 2022.
Purpose: Reference for our working memorandum
Date of Coverage: 12/01/2021 - 08/09/2022
Tracking no: #ECC-347191434392

Castillo 11:09 AM, Aug 09, 2022

I would like to inquire if when will open the Financial Assistance for COVID-19 on Employees Compensation Commission and I would like to have a memo or reference from your good office that I will attach on our working memorandum. May I know if EC Cash Assistance for COVID-19 is ongoing or when will it continue?

Galasinao 11:31 AM, Aug 09, 2022

August 9, 2022

Dear Onofre Mikkel Melteor Castillo,


Thank you for your request dated Aug 09, 2022 11:09:02 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

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    -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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