TN 13 (05-02)
DI 26525.065 Medical Review Diary Followups
1. First Followup Alert
The first follow-up alert will be generated on all medical review diaries 180 days after the initial selection of the case for review, unless:
2. Subsequent Follow-up Alerts
Subsequent alerts will be generated at 90-day intervals and routed to the DDS location to alert the component that:
3. Monitoring of Alerts
ODIO/DRS will monitor the alerts until all actions have been completed. ODIO/DRS will:
contact the DDS by phone or memorandum requesting the status of past due CDRs.
send a listing of the third and sixth follow-ups to the regional office to alert it to CDRs, which are backlogged in the region.
When follow-up alerts are received, process as follows:
1. Folder Not in DDS
a. Determination Made
Discard the follow-up alert.
b. No Record of the CDR
2. Folder in DDS
a. Determination Not Made
b. Determination Made
3. Status Request
When status requests are received from ODIO/DRS or the regional office, notify the requesting office of the action taken.