September 2001

Pension Resource Center Provides 24-hour Access to Retirement Plan Information

Employees who participate in the Catholic Health Initiatives Retirement Plan now have 24-hour access to complete information about the plan and their retirement benefits through the Catholic Health Initiatives Pension Resource Center. The Pension Resource Center, established through a partnership with Hewitt Associates, a leading benefits administration provider, is available via the Internet or telephone. Employees can log on to the Your Benefits Resources™ Web site ( 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Employees can also call the Catholic Health Initiatives Pension Resource Line (1-888/450-9450) to perform automated transactions and request information via an automated interactive voice response (IVR) system. These services are available 24 hours a day Monday through Saturday and after noon, Central Time, on Sunday. In addition, employees can call the Pension Resource Line to speak with pension specialists from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Central Time, Monday through Friday, except on holidays. Whether they connect with the Pension Resource Center via the Internet or telephone, employees can obtain information or handle transactions such as: ·How much money is in your retirement account ·Your vesting status ·An estimate of your future retirement benefits ·Information on beneficiary designations ·Highlights about the Catholic Health Initiatives Retirement Plan ·How to begin your retirement

1-888/450-9450 •