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Medical Claims

Jeremy
Member
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 03:22:44 PM  (Last updated: Mon, 17 Jul 2017 05:57:39 PM)

I would like to know if there is any law for employee medical claims occurred during the weekend whereby the employee is not working. As I have an employee claiming medical bills during the weekend (non-working days). 

Is there a rule that states "as long as the employee works for a company, the company is liable for all medical bills to the limit company has set? "
 

KL Siew
Administrator
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 05:57:39 PM

There is no provision in the Employment Act requiring employers to foot medical claims. The payment of medical claims depends entirely on the individual policy of the companies.