SUMMARY ANNUAL REPORT FOR
THE WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY RETIREE HEALTH PLAN
This is a summary of the annual report of the Washington and Lee University Retiree Health Plan, EIN
54-0505977, Plan No. 509, for the period January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013. The annual report has
been filed with the Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, as required under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).
The plan has contracts with Aetna Life Insurance Company to pay health, dental, prescription drug and PPO
claims incurred under the terms of the plan. The total premiums paid for the plan year ending December 31,
2013 were $2,356.
Basic Financial Statement
The value of plan assets, after subtracting liabilities of the plan, was $488,950 as of December 31, 2013,
compared to $405,110 as of January 1, 2013. During the plan year the plan experienced an increase in its net
assets of $83,840. This increase 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 $155,658, including employer contributions of $96,580, employee contributions of $4,921, and
earnings from investments of $54,157.
Plan expenses were $71,818. These expenses included $5,081 in administrative expenses, and $66,737 in
benefits paid to participants and beneficiaries.
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:
- an accountant's report;
- financial information;
- information on payments to service providers;
- assets held for investment;
- 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 Washington and Lee University
Office of Human Resources at 204 W. Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450, or by telephone at (540)
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 (Washington
and Lee University, Office of Human Resources 204 W. Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450) 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
N1513, Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W.,
Washington, D.C. 20210.