Summaries of Material Modifications (SMMs) for Acquired Companies
As required under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), please refer to the following Summaries of Material Modifications (SMMs) for updates to the Stryker Benefit Summary, which serves as the Summary Plan Description (SPD) for Stryker Corporation and the Stryker Corporation Welfare Benefits Plan. The information in the SMMs below reflect changes to eligibility and participation requirements due to employees transferring to Stryker's employment as a result of recent acquisitions. If there is any difference between the information presented in these SMMs and the Plan documents that govern the Plan's operation, the Plan documents will govern.
The following are links to the PDF for each SMM: