Follow these steps for reviewing claims in a totalization module:
||Review the file for the required applications and evidence listed in GN 01733.205 - GN 01733.220. See GN 01704.570 for additional instructions for developing and evaluating evidence.
||Check the file for proof of lag earnings if lag wages or lag self-employment are alleged.
Remember that proof of lag earnings is required through the quarter of filing or quarter
If additional proof is needed, request the FO to obtain it.
||Check the file for a U.S. totalization earnings record which can be sent to the Luxembourg
If there is no totalization earnings record in file, request it from OCRO following
the instructions in GN 01704.570.
||When all the material required above is in file, refer to the guidelines in GN 01734.205 for preparing a claims package for the Luxembourg agency.