Summary Annual Report for Emeriti Retiree Health Plan for Kalamazoo College

This is a summary of the annual report of the Emeriti Retiree Health Plan For Kalamazoo College (Employer Identification Number 38-1358014, Plan Number 509) for the plan year 01/01/2018 through 12/31/2018. The annual report has been filed with the Employee Benefits Security Administration, as required under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).

Insurance Information

The plan has insurance contracts with Aetna Life Insurance Company to pay all Medical claims incurred under the terms of the plan. The total premiums paid for the plan year ending 12/31/2018 were $491,166.

Basic Financial Statement

The value of plan assets, after subtracting liabilities of the plan, was $2,575,895 as of the end of plan year, compared to $2,756,387 as of the beginning of the plan year. During the plan year the plan experienced a change in its net assets of -$180,492. This change includes unrealized appreciation and depreciation in the value of plan assets; that is, the difference between the value of the plan’s assets at the end of the year and the value of the assets at the beginning of the year or the cost of assets acquired during the year. During the plan year, the plan had total income of $546,882 including employer contributions of $607,085, employee contributions of $85,688, gains/(losses) of $0 from the sale of assets, and earnings from investments of -$145,891. Plan expenses were $727,374. These expenses included $23,299 in administrative expenses, $704,075 in benefits paid to participants and beneficiaries, and $0 in other expenses.

Your Rights to Additional Information

You have the right to receive a copy of the full annual report, or any part thereof, on request. The items listed below are included in that report:

  1. An accountant’s report.
  2. Financial information and information on payments to service providers.
  3. Assets held for investment.
  4. Insurance information, including sales commissions paid by insurance carriers.

To obtain a copy of the full annual report, or any part thereof, write or call the plan administrator, at 1200 Academy ST., Kalamazoo, MI 49006 and phone number, 269.337.7248.

You also have the right to receive from the plan administrator, on request and at no charge, a statement of the assets and liabilities of the plan and accompanying notes, or a statement of income and expenses of the plan and accompanying notes, or both. If you request a copy of the full annual report from the plan administrator, these two statements and accompanying notes will be included as part of that report.

You also have the legally protected right to examine the annual report at the main office of the plan: 1200 Academy ST., Kalamazoo, MI 49006, and at the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, D.C., or to obtain a copy from the U.S. Department of Labor upon payment of copying costs. Requests to the Department should be addressed to: Public Disclosure Room, Room N-1513, Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210.

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According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) (PRA), no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The Department notes that a Federal agency cannot conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it is approved by OMB under the PRA, and displays a currently valid OMB control number, and the public is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. See 44 U.S.C. 3507. Also, notwithstanding any other provisions of law, no person shall be subject to penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information if the collection of information does not display a currently valid OMB control number. See 44 U.S.C. 3512.

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