Presentation on theme: "Cost Recovery Working Group NANC Report Billing & Collection Working Group (B&C WG) January 19, 2005 Co-Chairs: Rosemary Emmer, Nextel Jim Castagna, Verizon."— Presentation transcript:
Cost Recovery Working Group NANC Report Billing & Collection Working Group (B&C WG) January 19, 2005 Co-Chairs: Rosemary Emmer, Nextel Jim Castagna, Verizon
B&C WG January 2005 NANC Report 2 Contents List of Participants Final Draft of Mission Final Draft of Scope List of Primary Activities (to develop Work Plan) Proposed Timeline Next Steps B&C WG Jan-Feb 2005 Meeting Schedule
B&C WG January 2005 NANC Report 3 Participants Bell Canada Bell South Cox CTIA FCC Iowa Utilities Board MCI NANC Chair Nextel Qwest SBC Sprint Verizon
B&C WG January 2005 NANC Report 4 Final Draft Mission The NANCs Billing and Collection Agent Oversight Working Group (B&C WG) is responsible for overseeing the performance of the functional requirements provided by the NANP Billing and Collection Agent (B&C Agent). The B&C WG will investigate/review the performance of B&C Agent and submit reports at each NANC meeting to fully inform NANC of the B&C Agents performance with respect to the functional requirements. At the request of the FCC and/or NANC, the B&C WG will identify and determine the financial impact, feasibility and/or the appropriateness of initiatives/activities that may need to be included in the budget or use these Funds.
B&C WG January 2005 NANC Report 5 Final Draft Scope The WG will participate in the development of the budget, contribution factor and payment computation; monitor the billing, collection, and distribution of funds; review for completeness the B&C Agents NANC Reports and Quarterly reports used to confirm established procedures and records are properly maintained to ensure operational integrity and; perform an annual Performance Evaluation and co-develop corrective action plans and other change management initiatives as required.
B&C WG January 2005 NANC Report 6 Primary Activities Performance Perform an annual performance evaluation. Participate in the development of any corrective action plans and/or performance metrics/monitoring that may be necessary during the year or as a result of the annual performance evaluation. Identify/address any industry or vendor concerns with the performance of the functional requirements during the year and upon NANCs approval of the Annual Performance Evaluation.
B&C WG January 2005 NANC Report 7 Primary Activities Reports Co-develop and track monthly performance metrics, including internal performance metrics as appropriate. Report monthly performance to NANC at bi-monthly NANC meetings. Co-develop the format and contents of the NANC report and preview same prior to each NANC with Welch to ensure completeness and to address any concerns. The WG will approve the format of the report used to confirm established procedures and records are properly maintained to ensure operational integrity. Co-develop the format and contents of the Quarterly report and preview the same with Welch prior to its distribution to NANC to ensure completeness. B&C WG to address any performance and/or operational integrity concerns as is done with the NANC reports.
B&C WG January 2005 NANC Report 8 Primary Activities Fund Size & Contribution Factor Participate in arriving at the budget and Fund Size and ensure disbursements by Welch are made only with proper authorization by the FCC and/or NANC. Be involved in the review/approval process for the formula and calculation of the contribution factor – the formula is used to arrive at the contribution factor and must be filed with the FCC.
B&C WG January 2005 NANC Report 9 Draft Proposed Timeline Proposed Budget Snapshot: Submitted to NANCMarch 1 NANC B&C WG Review Of Proposed Budget SnapshotMarch 1 Final Budget Snapshot: Submitted to NANCMarch 15 NANC Approval of Final Budget SnapshotMarch 15 Proposed Contribution Factor Calculation submitted to NANC March 1 NANC B&C WG Review of Proposed Contribution FactorMarch 1 Final Contribution Factor Calculation Submitted to NANCMarch 15 NANC Approval of Final Contribution Factor Calculation March 15 B&C Agent Filing to FCC for Approval of Contribution FactorMay 5 Notice to SPs of Contribution Factor and Anticipated Payment June 13 Payment Due DateJuly 12
B&C WG January 2005 NANC Report 10 Next Steps NANC Approval of Mission, Scope and List of Primary Activities Review monthly & bi-monthly Reporting Receive and Review Proposed Budget Snapshot and Contribution Factor Co-develop Vendor Performance Metrics Establish Annual Performance Evaluation Work Plan for review by NANC
B&C WG January 2005 NANC Report 11 B&C WG Jan-Feb 2005 Meeting Schedule Wednesday, February 16, 2005 B&C WG 2:00pm Eastern 1 hr Thursday, February 18, 2005 B&C WG and Welch 2:00pm eastern 1 hr