The RO will conduct at least one review of the decentralized operation within the
first year of its operation.
The RO will initiate the special review after reasonable notice is given and not be
part of any regular visit program.
The review will be initiated whether or not the DDS is meeting regulated performance
standards, to ascertain how the new operation is functioning and what overall progress
has been made.
Areas of concern will be much the same as those included in the State's proposal.
After the initial review,reviews of the decentralized operation will be part of the RO's regular or special
reviews/visit program of the DDS's.
The review will include an analysis of State performance and costs using CEMS and
Keep the RO informed of any events or problems significantly affecting the decentralization
provide the RO with two formal status reports, one at the end of 6 months after approval
of the plan and one after a full year of operation.
Keep the DDS informed of any systems requirements or changes for the decentralized