sickness benefits
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement → Health Care
Category: Social Security Disability

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  • sickness benefits — payments received by a worker as compensation for work missed while ill …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Medical Care and Sickness Benefits Convention, 1969 — ILO Convention C130 Medical Care and Sickness Benefits Convention, 1969 Date of adoption June 25, 1969 Date in force May 27, 1972 Classification Medical Care and Sickness Benefit Subject Social Security Previous Next …   Wikipedia

  • sickness benefit — ➔ benefit1 * * * sickness benefit UK US noun UK ► [U] GOVERNMENT, WORKPLACE money a worker is paid by their government because they cannot work as a result of illness or injury: »It is not possible to claim sickness benefit and work at the same… …   Financial and business terms

  • sickness and accident insurance — A form of health insurance in which the benefits are paid for a fixed time after the onset of an illness or accident that prevents the insured from working. Premiums can increase each year and renewal can be refused if a claim has been made.… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Unemployment benefits — are payments made by governments to unemployed people. It may be based on a compulsory para governmental insurance system. Depending on the jurisdiction and the status of the person, those sums may be meager, covering only basic needs (thus a… …   Wikipedia

  • Altitude sickness — Infobox Disease Name = Altitude sickness Caption = DiseasesDB = 8375 DiseasesDB mult = DiseasesDB2|29615 ICD10 = ICD10|T|70|2|t|66 ICD9 = ICD9|E902.0 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 3225 MeshID = D000532 Altitude… …   Wikipedia

  • Accident And Health Benefits — Fringe benefits provided to employees for sickness, accidental injury, or accidental death. These benefits include payment of hospital and medical expenses as well as income payments. Generally, employees can exclude the benefits from gross… …   Investment dictionary

  • social security — 1. (usually caps.) a program of old age, unemployment, health, disability, and survivors insurance maintained by the U.S. federal government through compulsory payments by specific employer and employee groups. 2. the theory or practice of… …   Universalium

  • Social welfare in New Zealand — Social welfare has long been an important part of New Zealand society and a significant political issue. It is concerned with the provision by the state of benefits and services. Together with fiscal welfare and occupational welfare, it goes to… …   Wikipedia

  • benefit — See security proceeds Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary * * * ▪ I. benefit ben‧e‧fit 1 [ˈbenfɪt] noun 1. [countable] a good effect or advantage that something has, for example a product or service: • We will focus our marketing message… …   Financial and business terms

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