This excerpt taken from the UNH 10-K filed Feb 21, 2008.
20. IRC STATUS. Effective for Plan Year beginning on or after January 1, 2008, Section 14.1.3 of the Plan Statement shall be amended to read in full as follows:
14.1.3. IRC Status. This Plan is intended to be a nonqualified deferred compensation arrangement. The rules of section 401(a) et. seq. of the Code shall not apply to this Plan. The rules of section 3121(v) and section 3306(r)(2) of the Code shall apply to this Plan. The rules of section 409A of the Code shall apply to this Plan to the extent applicable and this Plan Statement shall be construed and administered accordingly. It is expressly intended
that for purposes of section 409A of the Code this Plan be considered an account balance plan that consists of amounts deferred at the election of the service provider and amounts deferred other than at the election of the service provider. Notwithstanding the foregoing, neither the Employer nor any of its officers, directors, agents or affiliates shall be obligated, directly or indirectly, to any Participant or any other person for any taxes, penalties, interest or like amounts that may be imposed on the Participant or other person on account of any amounts under this Plan or on account of any failure to comply with any Code section.