Welfare Summary Plan Description

15.17 ASSIGNMENT OF CLAIMS PROHIBITED

Health benefits and other rights related to the Plan or Welfare Trust may not be sold, transferred, pledged, or assigned, and any attempt to do so will be void. The payment of benefits directly to a health care provider, if any, is done as a convenience to you and your covered dependents and does not constitute an assignment of health benefits or any other rights to the Plan or Welfare Trust.