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Sickness benefits
The selected organisation: Valsts sociālās apdrošināšanas aģentūra
Short description:
On the basis of sickness benefits, sick-leave certificates B shall be issued by a doctor, a person who is employed or self-employed and pays social insurance contributions, or who are self-employed spouse, who joined the social insurance. Sickness benefit shall be granted from 11. decrease of 80% days from the average contribution wage. The person who takes care of children under 14 years of age, sickness benefit shall be granted and disbursed from the child's illness 1 14 day to day and from 15 to 21. the date of the day, if a period taking care of children in hospital.
Sickness benefit shall be paid for not longer than 26 weeks if sick all the time, but on the basis of the State Medical Commission for the Assessment of Health Condition and Working Ability (VDEĀVK) the opinion of the cost of sickness benefits may be temporarily extended to 52 weeks.
If you suffer from breaks, the allowance shall be paid for not longer than 52 weeks in the three-year period.
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Process description
Documents and forms
Other information
1. solis / Service requests
To request the service, you must fill in for a particular form submission addressed to the SSIA. May submit a submission, by mail or by foreign competent authority. By requiring onsite services, to present a personal identification document (Passport or ID card). You can also submit a submission to the State and local government in the customer service centre.
If the application is examined, together with the sick-leave certificate B shall be submitted to the original with the employer’ s approval. A self-employed person the sick-leave certificate B confirms that the disease do not generate income.
From 2015 July 1, the sick-leave certificate B, which have been issued for the granting of sickness benefit shall not require an employer certification regarding the non-attendance at work and a certification of a self-employed person regarding incapacity for work. If the sick-leave certificate B has been issued until 30 June of 2015 (inclusive) and shall be submitted to the SSIA with effect from 2015 July 1, it is necessary, the employer and self-employed.
If the allowance is requested in respect of an accident at work, subject to presentation of an act of an accident at work. If the allowance is requested due to an occupational disease shall be subject to presentation of an opinion on the occupational disease diagnosed.
The submission shall indicate the preferred method of receiving the decision.
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