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EP Examination Process Guide - Section 9 - Participant Rights - Plan Events - When a Plan Administrator Makes a Mistake

When the plan administrator makes a mistake in the day-to-day administration of the plan,  the participants will generally receive a letter explaining the correction made to the plan.

Letter Explaining Correction

Description: A letter used to notify plan participants and/or beneficiaries that an administrative mistake was made in the operation of the plan.

What It Should Contain: The nature of the mistake and the correction being made.

Timing: As soon as the mistake is identified by the plan administrator.

Who Is Responsible For Sending It: The administrator of the plan.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 26-Nov-2013