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10-K
CUMMINS INC filed this Form 10-K on 02/11/2019
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Section 9.02. Indemnification. The Company shall indemnify and hold harmless the Administrator, any person serving on a committee that serves as Administrator, and any officer, employee, or director of an Employer to whom any duty or power relating to the administration of the Plan has been properly delegated from and against any cost, expense, or liability arising out of any act or omission in connection with the Plan, unless arising out of such person’s own fraud or bad faith.

Section 9.03. Claims and Claims Review Procedure.

(a)    All Benefit Claims must be made in accordance with procedures established by the
Administrator from time to time. If an Executive or his designated Beneficiary believes he is entitled to a benefit under the Plan that is not provided, he may file a written claim for payments under the Plan with the Administrator provided such claim is filed within 90 days of the date payments under the Plan are made or begin to be made, or the date the Executive or his designated Beneficiary believes payments should have been made, as applicable. A Benefit Claim and any appeal thereof may be filed by the claimant or his authorized representative.

(b)    The Administrator shall provide the claimant with written or electronic notice of its approval or Denial of a properly filed Benefit Claim within 90 days after receiving the claim, unless special circumstances require an extension of the decision period. If special circumstances require an extension of the time for processing the claim, the initial 90-day period may be extended for up to an additional 90 days. If an extension is required, the Administrator shall provide written notice of the required extension before the end of the initial 90-day period, which notice shall (i) specify the circumstances requiring an extension and (ii) the date by which the Administrator expects to make a decision.

(c)    If a Benefit Claim is Denied, the Administrator shall provide the claimant with written or electronic notice containing (i) the specific reasons for the Denial, (ii) references to the applicable Plan provisions on which the Denial is based, (iii) a description of any additional material or information needed and why such material or information is necessary, and (iv) a description of the applicable review process and time limits.

(d)    A claimant may appeal the Denial of a Benefit Claim by filing a written appeal with the Administrator within 60 days after receiving notice of the Denial. The claimant’s appeal shall be deemed filed on receipt by the Administrator. If a claimant does not file a timely appeal, the Administrator’s decision shall be deemed final, conclusive, and binding on all persons.

(e)    The Administrator shall provide the claimant with written or electronic notice of its decision on appeal within 60 days after receipt of the claimant’s appeal request, unless special circumstances require an extension of this time period. If special circumstances require an extension of the time to process the appeal, the processing period may be extended for up to an additional 60 days. If an extension is required, the Administrator shall provide written notice of the required extension to the claimant before the end of the original 60-day period, which shall specify the circumstances requiring an extension and the date by which the Administrator expects to make a decision. If the Benefit Claim is Denied on appeal, the Administrator shall provide the claimant with written or electronic notice containing a statement that the claimant is entitled to receive, upon request and free of charge, reasonable access to and copies of all documents, records, and other

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