Internal - Faculty & Staff

Legal Information

Given below are documents of legal notices related to some benefits offered through the University.

Summary Annual Reports

Summary Annual Reports (SAR) for the Welfare Benefit Plan, Defined Contribution Retirement Plan, and Tax-Deferred Annuity Plan are posted below for your reference. Questions regarding information contained in these reports may be directed to [email protected].

Machine Readable Files (MRF)

This link leads to the Machine Readable Files that are made available in response to the Federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.

What to know about MRF:

  • This new link is exclusive the Simmons school’s benefit
  • Your MRF is managed by a third-party administrator (i.e., employees’ health plan, Blue Cross Blue Shield)
  • The file will be updated monthly in accordance with Federal guidelines