Comparison of benefits

Comparison of benefits for incapacity for work

Reason for release from work

Number of the reason

Type of certificate

Reimbursement procedure

Duration of payment for an insured event

Illness

1

Certificate for sick leave

The employer pays the benefit from day 4 to day 8 of the illness. EHIF pays from day 9, the benefit rate is 70%.

Up to 182 days (up to 240 days in case of tuberculosis)

Domestic injury

3

Certificate for sick leave

The employer pays the benefit from day 4 to day 8 of the illness. EHIF pays from day 9, the benefit rate is 70%.

Up to 182 days

Traffic injury

Complication/illness as a result of a traffic injury

4

 

18

Certificate for sick leave

The employer pays the benefit from day 4 to day 8 of the illness. EHIF pays from day 9, the benefit rate is 70%.

Up to 182 days

Quarantine

10

Certificate for sick leave

Based on the certificate issued due to quarantine, the employer pays the benefit from day 4 to day 8. EHIF pays from day 9, the benefit rate is 70%.

Up to 7 days

Occupational diseases

2

Certificate for sick leave

EHIF pays the benefit from day 2, the benefit rate is 100%.

Up to 182 days

Occupational injury

Occupational injury in traffic

Complication/illness as a result of an occupational injury

5

6

 

7

Certificate for sick leave

EHIF pays the benefit from day 2, the benefit rate is 100%.

Up to 182 days

Injury received while preventing a criminal offence, protecting national or public interests

8

Certificate for sick leave

EHIF pays the benefit from day 2, the benefit rate is 100%.

Up to 182 days

Transfer to easier work

17

Certificate for sick leave

EHIF compensates for the difference in wages caused by the transfer to an easier work, if the person's salary at the time of the transfer to an easier work is lower than his or her average income for the previous calendar year.

If a person is released from work due to lack of easier work, the benefit is paid from day 2 at the rate of 70%. The benefit can only be claimed during pregnancy until maternity leave.
Read more here.

Until maternity leave

Illness or injury during pregnancy

19

Certificate for sick leave

EHIF pays the benefit from day 2, the benefit rate is 70%.

Up to 182 days

Nursing a child under the age of 12 or a disabled insured person under the age of 19.

14

Certificate for care leave

EHIF pays the benefit from the first day of release, the benefit rate is 80%.

Please note! An insured person is entitled to a care benefit on the basis of a certificate for care leave for nursing a child under the age of 12 for up to 60 calendar days, if the illness is caused by a malignant tumor and the child's treatment begins in a hospital.

Up to 14 days

Nursing a sick family member who is ill at home

12

Certificate for care leave

EHIF pays the benefit from the first day of release, the benefit rate is 80%.

Up to 7 days

Caring for a child of under 3 years of age or for a disabled child of under 16 years of age when the child’s mother is ill or is receiving obstetrical care

13

Certificate for care leave

EHIF pays the benefit from the first day of release, the benefit rate is 80%.

Up to 10 days

Maternity leave

15

Certificate for maternity leave

EHIF pays the benefit from the first day of release from work, the benefit rate is 100%.

140 days

Adoptive parents leave for a child under 10 years of age

16

Certificate for adoption leave

EHIF pays the benefit from the first day of release from work, the benefit rate is 100%.

70 days

Organ or haematopoietic stem cell donation

20

Certificate for sick leave

EHIF pays from day 1, the benefit rate is 100%.

Up to 182 days