Focus on . . . The Department of Labor Regulations on Summary Plan Descriptions and Claims Procedures

Journal of Pension Benefits, Vol. 10, No. 1, p. 15, Autumn 2002

Posted: 31 Jul 2009

Date Written: 2002

Abstract

New Department of Labor (DOL) regulations will require many ERISA plans to make substantial changes to their Summary Plan Descriptions (SPDs) and claims procedures. This article reviews those regulations, with emphasis on the applicability to retirement plans.

Keywords: Department of Labor, ERISA, Summary Plan Descriptions, retirement plans

Suggested Citation

Pratt, David A., Focus on . . . The Department of Labor Regulations on Summary Plan Descriptions and Claims Procedures (2002). Journal of Pension Benefits, Vol. 10, No. 1, p. 15, Autumn 2002, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1441352

David A. Pratt (Contact Author)

Albany Law School ( email )

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