It is important that the quality reviewer not add duplicate or unnecessary material
to the certified electronic folder (CEF). Check any incoming medical records or other
decisional material (e.g., Activities of Daily Living questionnaires, vocational forms,
etc.) against existing documents to determine if it is already in file.
The quality reviewer may also encounter instances in which the DDS or another component
added extraneous or nonessential material (including duplicate medical evidence) to
Move duplicate or extraneous material to the “C.
Current Development/Temporary (Green)” section of the CEF while DQB has jurisdiction of the case. Material in the “C.
Current Development/Temporary (Green)” section of the CEF is purged when the CEF is in closed status.
NOTE: Be sure that the selected document does not contain additional entries or annotations.
In addition, retain the most legible copy when there are multiple copies of a document.