On submission of the required claim form, documentation and on qualification, an accidental disability benefit up to a maximum of R85 000 will be payable based on the following scale:

Loss whether by physical separation or due to permanent and total loss of use of:

Benefit Payable

One or both hands or one or both feet 100%
Four fingers or one thumb of one hand 50%
Four fingers of one hand 40%
Thumb:

Both phalanges

One phalanx

 

20%

10%

Index Finger:

Both phalanges

Two phalanges

One phalanx

 

10%

8%

2%

Middle Finger:

Three phalanges

Two phalanges

One phalanx

 

6%

4%

2%

Ring Finger:

Three phalanges

Two phalanges

One phalanx

 

5%

4%

2%

Little Finger:

Three phalanges

Two phalanges

One phalanx

 

4%

3%

2%

Toes:

All on one foot

Great, both phalanges

Great, one phalanx

Other than great, if more than one toe lost each

 

15%

5%

2%

1%

Permanent total loss of:

Sight in one or both eyes

Hearing in both ears

Hearing in one ear

 

100%

75%

15%

Submission of claims:

 Claims will be paid within 24 hours’ subject to the following:

  • Completed funeral claim form
  • Certified Copy of Death Certificate
  • Certified Copy of Deceased’s ID Document
  • Certified Copy of the Beneficiaries ID Document
  • Copy of Notice of Death/Still Birth (BI 1663)
  • Proof of Banking Details of the Beneficiary (Bank Statement, stamped by the bank)
  • Proof of relationship to member either an affidavit or certified copy of marriage certificate
  • Supporting Affidavit from a family member confirming the relationship between the beneficiary and the deceased (if applicable).
  • ID Copy of the abovementioned family member.

Claim forms must be submitted at Bophelo as follow:

Email: psspfclaims@bophelolife.co.za

Fax: 086 550 0730

Web: www.bophelolife.co.za (Click on PSSPF)

Claims can also be submitted at Private Security Sector Provident Fund offices.

These benefits will be in effect from 01 February 2016. All death and accidental disability claims occurring prior to this date will be dealt with by Momentum at the current rate.

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