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Summary Annual Reports (SARs) and Form 5500s (Annual Reports)

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The benefits described in the SAR apply to medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance and long-term care insurance claims.
As a participant in one of the retirement plans sponsored by Columbia University, you are entitled under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) to receive an annual summary of the financial status of the retirement plan in which you participate.
The HR/Benefits website is intended only to provide information for the guidance of Columbia University Officers, staff and union employees. The writers of the content have exercised their best efforts to ensure accuracy of the information, but accuracy is not guaranteed. If there are any discrepancies between the information on the website, verbal representations and the Plan documents, the Plan documents will always govern. The information is subject to change from time to time, and the University reserves the right to change or terminate these Plans at any time. The information contained on the website is not intended to replace the plan documents, nor is the information in any way intended to imply a contract.