Follow these steps for reviewing claims in a totalization module.
||Review the file for the required applications and evidence listed in GN 01731.205-GN 01731.220. See GN 01704.570 for additional instructions for developing and evaluating evidence.
||If additional information is needed, request the FO or CDB to obtain it.
||Develop for proof of lag earnings, if alleged, if the claim is for disability or survivor's
||Check the file for a U.S. totalization earnings record which can be sent to the Finnish
agency. If one is not in file, request it from OCRO, following GN 01704.570.
||When all of the material required above is in file, refer to the guidelines in GN 01732.210 for preparing a claims package for the Finnish Agency.