After 06/10/04, there will be three types of L-99 Notices:
Current notices with 13 digit DCN
New notices with M followed by 13 digit DCN
(Note—the above types are to be handled the same; microfilm is associated with these
Notices with 14 digit DCN that are generated from EFAST input
In the Wilkes-Barre Direct Operations Center (WBDOC), the paper Schedule SSA are keyed
into electronic files, the original paper documents are microfilmed, and the information from the paper documents is then saved to a data base which is
available for future reference. Notices generated from this process to the recipient will contain an “M” in front of a 13 digit SSA Document Control Number (DCN) that is assigned by systems.
Notices that recipients receive based on Schedule SSA that are processed electronically to SSA from DOL's contractor, National Computing Services (NCS), have been processed
through EFAST. These notices will have a 14 digit-only SSA DCN that is systems generated.
The DCN digit will be located in the “For SSA Use Only:” block at the bottom of the