This “Best Practices Guide - Plan Transition” publication is one in a series of guides designed as a resource for state and local government administrators of defined contribution plans. Our goal is to provide you with some of the best thinking from the plans that comprise NAGDCA’s membership.

Table of Contents:

  • Transitioning Third Party Administrators/Recordkeepers
  • Transition Preparation
    • Record Keeper Notification
    • Plan Sponsor Transition Responsibilities
    • Incoming Record Keeper Responsibilities
    • Outgoing Record Keeper(s) Responsibilities
    • Participant Communications
    • Written Materials
    • Web-Based Communications
    • On-Site Education
  • The Plan Transition Process
    • Administrator and Payroll File Testing
    • Stable Value/ General Account Considerations
  • Plan Transition Timing
  • Conclusion

  • Version
  • 1.60 MB File Size
  • July 23, 2014 Create Date
  • August 31, 2023 Last Updated
Plan Transition Best Practices Guide