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LAW of December 14 CA "say of security SOCIAL herna•n SILES ZUAZO President constitutional DE LA Repašblica as: El H. National Congress has sanctioned the following law: the H. Congress national, DECREES: title I of the security SOCIAL chapter I nature and purposes Article 1a ° â €" the Social security code is a set of rules that tends to protect the health of the human capital of the Paa-s , the continuity of their means of subsistence, the application of appropriate measures for the rehabilitation of disabled persons and the granting of the necessary means for the improvement of the living conditions of the family group.
Arta-culo 2a ° â €"the application of social security rules, will be using this code incorporated-do by compulsory Social insurance, family allowances and special provisions which have face cter compulsory for all persons and institutions covered by the field of application of the present code.!"
Arta-culo 3a ° â €"the Social Security aims to protect workers and their families in the following cases: (a) disease;"
(c) occupational hazards;
(e) old age; and (f) death.
Arta-culo 4Â ° â €"the family allowances comprise: (1) the marriage subsidy;"
(2) the birth allowance;
(3) the nursing allowance;
(4) the family allowance; and (5) funeral grant.
Arta-culo 5Â ° â €"the application of the Rega - menes referred the Arta-culo 2a ° is be made (by: to) La Caja de Seguro Social of railway, branches attached and reos air transport of Bolivia, will be responsible for the Rega - exams of the compulsory Social insurance and family allowances, to its affiliates.!"
b) box of military Social insurance will be responsible for the Rega - exams of the compulsory Social insurance and family allowances for its members.
(c) the National Fund of Social Security will be responsible for the Rega - exams of the compulsory Social insurance and family allowances for all the other workers included in the field of application.
Chapter II field of application "N Arta-culo 6a ° â €" the Social security code is mandatory for all persons, national or foreign, of both sexes, who work in the territory of the Republic and provide service paid for another natural person or legal - medical, Designacia³n, contract of employment or apprenticeship contract, are © stos in the face cter private or public! express or presumed.
Arta-culo 7a ° â €"for the purposes of this code, members of the national security, belonging to the National Corps of Carabineros and Tra transit and Dema s agents of the public force, is considered n as employees Pa public.!!"
Arta-culo 8a ° â €"this obligatorily subject to the invalidity, old-age and death insurance nationals working abroad on behalf of the State or of Bolivian employers, always to be paid by © stos.!"
Arta-culo 9Â ° â €"referred to workers in the Arta-culo 6a ° pass the passive situation receiving disability income, old age or permanent total disability will continue n receiving sickness and maternity insurance benefits."
Referred to workers in the Arta-culo 6a ° pass the passive situation receiving incomes of invalidity, old age or total and permanent disability, will continue n. perceiving the family allowances
Arta-culo 10a ° â €"not this ¡(n sujetas ael CÃ³digo de Seguridad Social las siguientes personas: a) which run occasional works strange to the activity of the employer, provided that their duration does not exceed fifteen days-as;!"
(b) persons affiliated to a foreign official institution for the purposes of invalidity, old-age and death insurance;
(c) the foreign persons employed by agencies world policies, consular and international that they are based in Bolivia and that they enjoy privileges and immunities as diplomats ticos; and (d) that execute jobs in foreign currency up to the much-Sea±ale the regulation to.
Arta-culo 11a ° â €"the power Executive Incorporara later in the field of application of the Social security code, the self-employed when establishing the economic-social conditions and the potential techniques that allow effective granting of benefits to this group of workers."
Arta-culo 12a ° â €"workers that is not compulsorily subject to compulsory Social insurance, such as craftsmen and other self-employed workers may n ask box for its Incoropracia³n on one or the other s insurance whenever they take in charge all of the quotation and are subject to the conditions that the regulation specifying.!!!!"
The insured that cesare in a work subject to the mandatory Social insurance may request the authorization box to continue voluntarily insured on insurance for sickness and maternity, or invalidity, old age and death or both Sega º n cases, being in such a case, dependants, the total quotation for the insurance would have chosen.!
Chapter III definitions Arta-culo 13a ° â €"(for purposes of this code, the terms listed below mean: to) Empleador.a€" the natural person or Jura - medical who is providing the service or for whose account or order is carried out to work, a contract public or private, express or presumed work, or learning, whatever the shape and form of the Remuneracia³n. Also be considered employer n production cooperatives and to contractors, subcontractors and intermediaries in the exploitation of companies and businesses. Is considered equally employer n State, its dependent bodies and the institutions of law public regarding their employees.!
(b) worker asegurado.a€ "the person, whether worker, employee, Member of cooperative production or apprentice, which is subject to the field of application of the present code."
(c) Beneficiarios.a€ "members of the family of the insured person protected by the provisions of the present code."
(d) law - habientes.a€ "the heirs of the insured, the present Code recognizes for the perception of pensions and other benefits provided in the event of death of the deceased."
(e) Salario.a€ "the total Remuneracia³n that the employee perceives to be employee or worker, employee public public, apprentice or member of cooperative production as Retribucia³n of his work, whatever be the species form and form of payment."
For purposes of this code refers also for salary pay concept of overtime, supplementary or piecework, commissions, bonuses, gratuities, percentages, fees, bonds production, antiquity, Categorizacia³n, usufruct, use and room or any other accessory Remuneracia³n, except for the bonus.
The elements that constitute the salary for purposes of quotation will be n the same as for the purposes of benefits, without prejudice in the 81a ° Arta-culo.!
(f) Cotizacia³na€ "the contribution to the Rega - you volumes of the Social Security and family allowances for the coverage of financial burdens and that assigns both the employer and the insured, as well - as its share to the State."
The terms "prima", "contribution", "quotation", "rate" and "contribution", used in the present code are synonymous.
(g) Prestaciones.a€ "the benefits granted in cash or in kind (food, health and other), by whose means the Social Security makes the protection of the worker and his family."
(h) Subsidio.a€ "benefits newspaper recognized to policyholders in cases of temporary incapacity by illness common n, maternity, accident of work and occupational disease and those agreed by the Ra family allowances regime."
(i) Renta.a€ "the payment newspaper in certain proportion of the wage, recognized members, or the newspaper in proportion of the income of the deceased to the derecho-habientes, in cases of permanent disability due to professional, invalidity, old age or death."
(j) Caja.a€ ' each one of the institutions in the face cter public prosecution, commissioned by the State of the management and application of the code of Social Security, in the respective occupational groups.! "
The regulations expand or will include, the definitions deemed suitable.
Title II of the benefits of SOCIAL compulsory chapter I the benefits in kind section "a" sickness insurance Arta - culo14a ° â €"in case of illness, recognized by case medical services, the insured and the beneficiaries are entitled to benefits in kind services considered essential for the healing, or necessary assistance Ma © medical and dental" general and specialized, surgical, hospital and the provision of medicines required by the State of the patient.
The following dependants of the worker are beneficiaries: to) the spouse or the partner registered in the records of the box or the spouse Inva lido recognized by the same medical services;
(b) children Lega-timos, the recognized natural and the adoptive, up to the age of 16, or 19 years if studying in establishments approved by the State, or no limit of age if they are declared Inva lidos box medical services before reaching the specified ages;
(c) the father Inva lido recognized services medical of the box and the mother, provided that they do not have personal income for their subsistence;
(d) the brothers, under the same conditions as the children age, which always are Hua © orphans or parents included in the previous paragraph, that do not receive income and living in the household of the insured.
Arta-culo 15a ° â €"the granting of benefits in kind starting from the Constatacia³n of the disease by medical services medical box."
16a ° â € Arta-culo ' medical benefits medical will be n granted by a Ma maximum of 26 weeks for a same disease in a PEAR-period of 12 consecutive months. " In cases in which ill-treatment Cla-only that there is possibility of recovery of the patient, the benefits from the Fund Commission founded may authorize the extension of benefits up to a maximum of 26 weeks. Ma only once However, Cesarâ at any time the right to benefits if the patient is declared Inva lido.!
The Recaa - das within the period of 30 days-as is considered n as a continuation of the same disease, for the purposes of the support of the PEAR-all provided for in the previous paragraph.
Arta-culo ° â € 17a "hospital care is granted with a Ma maximum of 26 weeks for a same disease in a PEAR-period of 12 consecutive months."
In cases showing is Cla-only that there is established the possibility of recovery of the patient, the benefits of the Fund Commission may authorize, after obtaining the opinion of the medical services doctors of the same, case by case, the extension of the hospital treatment up to a maximum of another 26 weeks once Ma.
The hospital will be conditions certain n in regulation.
Arta-culo 18a ° â €"drug supply required by the State of the patient proceeds while the assistance provided Ma © medical or dental, hospital or surgical rgica."
Medicines supplied by box must n be contained in special containers of the institution, being strictly prohibited sale, under penalties, which shall establish the rules, which also specified the supply procedure.!!
Arta-culo 19a ° â €"the right to benefits in kind shall apply when the insured credit not less than a monthly quotation in the two months immediately preceding the onset of illness."
In the case of a worker subject to the insurance Cesanta-a, it will require the same condition for the recognition of the right to benefits.
In the event of death of the insured worker, the beneficiary will have n right to benefits in kind, always that is complied with the conditions laid down in the first paragraph of the present Arta-culo.
Arta - culo20a ° â €"in places where the box not available health services themselves or contracted, ã © sta may authorize, case by case, the insured the employment of particular health services." Case paid to the person concerned all that matters this attention.
Arta-culo 21a ° â €"to receive benefits policyholders and the beneficiaries shall n comply with the health requirements of the medical services medical box."
Arta - culo22a ° â €"for the best defence of the health of insured persons and beneficiaries with a box set a program of preventive medicine, whose measures will be compulsory n in the terms and conditions established the regulations.!" In particular, the program must include vaccination against communicable diseases and Exa menes health newspapers, referring to pulmonary cadastre and exam Serola³gico Asa - as in your case, child care and prenatal care. Once the programme of preventive medicine in application, entitlement to the benefit of curative medicine will be subject to the compliance with the requirements of such a program.
The programme of preventive medicine at the box, Encarara the Pa health problems ° national Republic, coordinating its work with existing State entities.!
SECTION "b" maternity Arta-culo 23a ° â €"the insured and the spouse or partner of the insured have the right, in the periods of Gestacia³n, delivery and puerperium, assistance required Ma © medical, surgical, hospital and do supply medicines required by the condition of the patient."
Arta - culo24a ° â €"health care comes from the date of Constatacia³n of the State of pregnancy by box medical services, to a Ma maximum of 6 weeks after birth."
Arta - culo25a ° â €"in the case of abortion without Ma © Precripcia³n dica, only comes the right to essential health benefits."
Article 26a ° â €"right to benefits requires not less than six monthly quotes in the twelve months immediately preceding the month in which the completion of the delivery be presumed."
In case of Cesanta-a worker subject to the insurance, will apply the same status to acquire this right, and the respective health delivery, is will extend to a Ma maximum of 6 weeks after birth.!
SECTION "c" risk professionals Arta-culo 27a ° â €"professional risks include accidents at work and occupational diseases."
Means: to) by the work-related accident, all organic injury nica or disorder functional produced by the action of Sa º bita and violent of an external cause, occasion or as a result of the work, and that determined reduction or Pa loss of the ability to work and gain or death of the insured;!
(b) for an occupational disease to all State Patola³gico produced by the result of the work, that it rendered by evolution slow and progressive, which determine the reduction or loss of capacity for work and gain or death of the insured and which is caused by the action of harmful agents whose list contained in the annex NÂ ° 1 of the present ca³d
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