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NL 10630.110: Which Components Must Clear and Approve My Notice Language?

  • Effective Dates: 10/06/2015 - Present
  • Effective Dates: 12/11/2017 - Present
  • BASIC (09-15)
  • NL 10630.110 Which Components Must Clear and Approve My Notice Language?
  • There are certain mandatory components that must review and clear any new or revised notice language.
  • Other components may also have an interest or concern with the new or revised notice language. Since the development and approval of new or revised language is a collaborative effort, you should share the notice clearance package with all pertinent agency components.
  • Send your notice clearance packages to the component control mailbox.
  • A. Mandatory components for notice clearance
  • The mandatory components and their control mailboxes are:
  • * OGC - ^OGC OPL Controls
  • * OPSOS - ^DCO OPSOS DPPO Controls (for staff level concurrence) or ||DCO OPSOS (for AC level concurrence)
  • * Systems - ^OASSIS Controls or ^ORSIS Controls
  • * Policy - ^OISP Controls or ^ODP Controls
  • * Notice Improvement - ^OISP NIS Controls
  • B. Optional Components for notice clearance
  • Optional components you should consider include:
  • * Office of Automation Support (OAS) – for notice language required by new technology.
  • * Office of Communications (OCOMM) – for agency public information and public affairs issues, policy, and operations.
  • * Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) –  for appeals language, policy, and operations.
  • * Office of Appellate Operations (OAO) – for appeals
  • * Office of Hearings Operations (OHO) – for notice systems
  • * Office of International Operations (OIO) – for any foreign policy or operational issues, including totalization agreement issues.
  • * Office of Telephone Services (OTS) – for teleservice issues, policy, and operations, including appointment notices.
  • * Enter for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) – for Medicare and Medicaid issues, policy, and operations.