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Common illness and non-work-related injury

Published on: 24/02/2016

This is a situation in which a worker or self-employed worker, due to a non work-related injury or disease, cannot work and receives health care by the Public Health System. The doctors of the Social Security determine the sick leave and return to work.

Non work-related injury or disease and the company

Cash benefit

  • From the 1st - 3rd day of sick leave (inclusive) payable by the worker

  • From the 4th - 15th day of sick leave
    60% of the regulatory base payable by the company

  • From the 16th - 20th day of sick leave
    60% of the regulatory base payable by Mutua Universal

  • From the 21st day of sick leave
    75% of the regulatory base payable by Mutua Universal

  • Maximum duration is 365 days. It can be extended by another 180 days when it is presumed that the worker will be cured.

 What are the procedures that the company has to carry out?

  1. Process the worker's sick leave through the Network System within 3 business days

  2. Process the confirmation report through the Network System within 3 business days

  3. End of sick leave through the Network System within 3 business days

What benefits does the company obtain?

  • It has no additional cost
  • We improve the sick leave processes of each worker by collaborating with the Public Health System
  • We speed up the disability records
  • We individually manage each of the processes so we can guarantee optimum results for the company and the patient
  • Our specialised professionals and our resources are at the service of the patient

Non work-related injury or disease and the self-employed worker

Cash benefit

  • From the 1st - 3rd day of sick leave (inclusive)
    Amount of the benefit €0

  • From the 4th - 20th day of sick leave
    60% of the regulatory base payable by Mutua Universal

  • From the 16th - 20th day of sick leave
    60% of the regulatory base payable by Mutua Universal 

  • From the 21st day of sick leave
    75% of the regulatory base payable by Mutua Universal

  • Maximum duration is 365 days. It can be extended by another 180 days when it is presumed that the worker will be cured.

 Which are the procedures that the self-employed worker has to carry out?

  1. Self-employed workers are looked after in a Public health service centre
  2. Submits the sick leave certificate within 3 business days

  3. Submits the regular confirmation certificates within 3 business days

  4. Submits the return to work certificate within 24 hours

What are the benefits for the self-employed worker?

  • Customised management and monitoring of the medical processes
  • Medical and administrative advice and information
  • Possibility of processing back to work proposals and disability records
  • Reduction in the waiting lists of the public health services
  • Confidentiality in information processing
  • Extensive experience in controlling temporary disability
  • We speed up procedures in the event of disability or initiation of possible permanent disabilities