Care allowance is a temporary incapacity benefit. It is paid by the Health Insurance Fund to insured people, meaning an employee, a civil servant, person receiving a fee under a contract of obligations, a member of the management board or other managing body of a legal person, or a self-employed person or their spouse participating in their enterprise, who loses taxable income subject to social tax because they are caring for a sick child or family member.
Care allowance is granted to a person:
A doctor may also issue a certificate for care leave for longer period, but the care allowance is only paid for limited duration.
For further information: https://www.haigekassa.ee/en/node/7/care-allowance
Last updated: 19.09.2020 15:28
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