The new regime from next month.
Only through electronic prescription will the medical certificates for the granting of maternity and sickness benefits be accepted from December 1, e-EFKA clarifies. In particular, a relevant document on medical certificates - opinions on the granting of cash benefits by e-EFKA states that "in the context of the digital transformation and modernization of the handwritten process of the Electronic National Social Security Agency (e-EFKA) for the provision of maternity allowance cash benefits, sickness benefit, or due to an occupational disease, either after a work accident or not, to the insured of e-EFKA, we inform you that from 01/12/2021 will be accepted the medical certificates - opinions which are issued exclusively through the Electronic Prescribing System of the company Electronic Government Social Security SA (Η.ΔΙ.Κ.Α. SA).
Specifically, the above concerns the certificates-opinions:
a) possible date of birth
b) incapacity for work due to illness, accident at work or not and occupational disease
c) accident declaration notice ».