KUCHING: Local private clinics and private laboratories have been advised to register online with the Social Security Organisation (Socso) so that they can be eligible to provide health screening services to qualified Socso members in Sarawak.

State Socso director John Riba Marin said some 160,000 Socso members are eligible to receive the free health screening vouchers [...]

THE Social Security Organisation (Socso) has completed the process of sending out free health screening vouchers to the 1.9 million eligible members, deputy chief executive officer (operations) Datuk Dr Mohammed Azman Aziz Mohammed said today.

He said those who had not received the vouchers to contact Socso’s hotlines at 03-42521258/03-42524475/76 and 03-42525089, or the nearest Socso [...]

Social Security Organisation Socso is urging more clinics to participate as panel clinics under the Socso Free Health Screening Programme which starts in January.

Presently, only 392 out of 5,000 clinics nationwide have registered with the programme which is not enough to cover some 2 million eligible Socso members.

The free health screening for Socso members was [...]

The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has allocated RM200 million for a total of 1.97 million workers aged above 40 to undergo health screening beginning January.

Socso Deputy Chief Executive (Operations) Datuk Dr Mohd Azman Aziz Mohd said this was in line with the Budget announced by the Prime Minister on Sept. 28, that Socso would provide [...]

Recipients of the Social Security Organisation’s (Socso) derivative pension and permanent disability benefits (periodic) would no longer be required to produce their annual declaration through Form 117 from January.

Its chief executive Datuk K Selvarajah said the new regulation would facilitate 41,384 derivative pension recipients and 18,167 permanent disability benefit recipients who were required to declare [...]

The government has agreed in principle to extend Social Security Organisation (Socso) benefits to those who are self-employed, Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri S. Subramaniam said.

However, a mechanism for implementation is still in the works, he said when winding up the debates on the Supply Bill 2013 for the ministry.

He said initial studies had been [...]

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