The PPS Sickness and Permanent Incapacity Benefit is designed to replace or supplement your monthly income. When you become totally or partially unable to work at any time during your career due to sickness or injury, PPS will cover you.
Sickness and Actual Business Expense Benefit
When you suffer from an illness or medical condition, we cover you for up to two years while you:
- adjust your usual professional duties
- change your work methods
Sickness cover for pregnancy complications
This applies if you are diagnosed with, and meet, the claims criteria of one of the listed pregnancy complication conditions, or if you're hospitalised for four or more or days as a result of any pregnancy related medical complication
After a sickness claim has been paid for an accumulated 728 days, and you are still totally or partially unable to attend to your usual professional duties, the Permanent Incapacity Benefit will kick in.
After a sickness claim has been paid for an accumulated 728 days, and you are still totally or partially unable to attend to your usual professional duties, the Permanent Incapacity will kick in.
Permanent incapacity booster
This benefit automatically increases a partial Permanent Incapacity award to 100%. The monthly payment will never be reviewed by PPS, and is payable until you reach the chosen retirement age.
Family responsibility rider benefit
Take time off work when family members are hospitalised or use funds to cover additional non-medical costs due to the hospitalisation of a family member.
Admission rider benefit
Provides funds to cover non-medical expenses if you are hospitalised for four or more days and unable to attend to your usual professional duties.