Presentation on theme: "Cost Recovery Working Group Billing & Collection Working Group Chairs: Rosemary Emmer, Nextel Jim Castagna, Verizon November 4, 2005."— Presentation transcript:
Cost Recovery Working Group Billing & Collection Working Group Chairs: Rosemary Emmer, Nextel Jim Castagna, Verizon November 4, 2005
B&C WG November NANC Report Organizational Meeting Met on October 27, 2005 Reviewed the NANC Principals Reviewed Contributions from Bell Canada, Verizon and Nextel Drafted a Mission, Scope and a List of Primary Activities Participants included: Verizon MCI Bell Canada SBC Nextel Bell SouthSprint
BCWG November NANC Report The Name Game The NANP Billing and Collection Agent is the NBANC or Vendor. The NANCs Oversight of the Billing and Collection Agent is performed by one of its working groups. This working group recommends it be referred to simply as the Billing & Collection Working Group or B&C WG
BCWG November NANC Report 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 (NBANC). The B&C WG will investigate/review the performance of NBANC and submit reports at each NANC meeting to fully inform NANC of the NBANCs 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 NBANC budget or use NBANC Funds.
BCWG November NANC Report 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 NBANC 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.
BCWG November NANC Report Primary Activities Performance Perform an annual performance evaluation of NBANC. 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 of the NBANC.
BCWG November NANC Report Primary Activities Reports Co-develop and track monthly NBANC performance metrics, including NBANC internal performance metrics as appropriate. Report monthly performance to NANC at bi-monthly NANC meetings. Co-develop the format and contents of the NBANC NANC report and preview same prior to each NANC with NBANC to ensure completeness and to address any performance 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 NBANC Quarterly report and preview the same with NBANC 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 NBANC NANC reports.
BCWG November NANC Report Primary Activities Fund Size & Contribution Factor Participate in arriving at the budget and Fund Size and ensure disbursements by the NBANC 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 by the NBANC.
BCWG November NANC Report Next Steps NANC Approval of Mission, Scope and List of Primary Activities Engage Welch – Schedule Meetings/Activities Review fund size, contribution factor and establish protocol for fiscal review process Co-develop Vendor Performance Metrics Co-develop Reporting Formats of NBANC Establish Annual Performance Evaluation Work Plan for review by NANC