29 U.S.C. § 1133 - Claims procedure

Cite as:29 U.S.C. § 1133
Currency:Current through P.L. 116-21 (6/12/2019)

In accordance with regulations of the Secretary, every employee benefit plan shall-

(1) provide adequate notice in writing to any participant or beneficiary whose claim for benefits under the plan has been denied, setting forth the specific reasons for such denial, written in a manner calculated to be understood by the participant, and

(2) afford a reasonable opportunity to any participant whose claim for benefits has been denied for a full and fair review by the appropriate named fiduciary of the decision denying the claim.

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