Summary Annual Report - Emeriti Retiree Health Plan

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, 2014 through December 31, 2014. 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).

Basic Financial Statement

The value of plan assets, after subtracting liabilities of the plan, was $527,500 as of December 31, 2014, compared to $488,950 as of January 1, 2014. During the plan year the plan experienced an increase in its net assets of $38,550. 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 $72,898, including employer contributions of $49,950, employee contributions of $4,000, and earnings from investments of $18,948.

Plan expenses included $34,348 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:

  1. an accountant's report;
  2. financial information;
  3. information on payments to service providers;
  4. assets held for investment;

To obtain a copy of the full annual report, or any part thereof, write or call the Office of Human Resources at Washington and Lee University at 2 South Main Street, Lexington, VA 24450, or by telephone at (540) 458-8923.

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, 2 South Main 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.