Comparison of benefits for incapacity for work 01.01.2021–31.12.2022

Reason for release from workNumber of the reasonType of certificateReimbursement procedureDuration of payment for one insured event
Illness (including domestic injury from 30.06.2022)1Sick leave certificateThe employer pays the benefit from day 2 to day 5 of the illness. EHIF pays from day 6, the benefit rate is 70%.Up to 182 days (up to 240 days in case of tuberculosis)
Domestic injury (invalid from 30.06.2022)3Sick leave certificateThe employer pays the benefit from day 2 to day 5 of the illness. EHIF pays from day 6, the benefit rate is 70%.Up to 182 days

Traffic injury

Complication/illness as a result of a traffic injury

4

18

Sick leave certificateThe employer pays the benefit from day 2 to day 5 of the illness. EHIF pays from day 6, the benefit rate is 70%.Up to 182 days
Quarantine10Sick leave certificateThe employer pays the benefit from day 2 to day 5. The EHIF pays the benefit from day 6, the benfit rate is 70%.Until the end of quarantine
Occupational diseases2Sick leave certificateThe 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

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

5

6

 

7

 

8

Sick leave certificate

 

 

 

Sick leave certificate

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

 

 

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

Up to 182 days

 

 

 

Up to 182 days

Transfer to easier work17Sick leave certificate

The 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%.
Until the mother’s parental benefit is granted or up to 182 days
Illness or injury during pregnancy19Sick leave certificateThe 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 19.14Care leave certificate

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 tumour and the child's treatment begins in a hospital.
Up to 14 days
Nursing a sick family member who is ill at home12Care leave certificateEHIF 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 care13Care leave certificateEHIF pays the benefit from the first day of release, the benefit rate is 80%.Up to 10 days
Maternity leave15Maternity leave certificateThe 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 age16Adoption leave certificateThe EHIF pays the benefit from the first day of release from work, the benefit rate is 100%.70 days
Organ or haematopoietic stem cell donation20Sick leave certificateThe EHIF pays from day 1, the benefit rate is 100%.Up to 182 days