Faculty/Staff: Summary Annual Report for DeSales University Employee Welfare Plan

This is a summary of the annual report of the DeSales University Employee Welfare Plan, a life insurance, dental, vision, temporary disability and long-term disability plan (Employer Identification Number 23-1653718, Plan Number 506), 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 United Concordia Insurance Company, Highmark and The Lincoln National Life Insurance Company to pay certain Dental, Vision, Life insurance, AD&D, Temporary disability, Long-term disability claims incurred under the terms of the plan. The total premiums paid for the plan year ending 12/31/2018 were $418,514.

Because they are so called “experience-rated” contracts, the premium costs are affected by, among other things, the number and size of claims. Of the total insurance premiums paid for the plan year ending 12/31/2018, the premiums paid under such “experience-rated” contracts were $162,047 and the total of all benefit claims paid under these experience-rated contracts during the plan year was $132,832.

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. Financial information and information on payments to service providers.
  2. 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 office of Robert J. Snyder, who is a representative of the plan administrator, at 2755 Station Ave, Center Valley, PA 18034 and phone number, 610-282-1100.

You also have the legally protected right to examine the annual report at the main office of the plan: 2755 Station Ave, Center Valley, PA 18034, 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.