Added requirements resulting from policy changes since the most recent update, including the Final Rule for Flexibility, Efficiency, and Modernization in Child Support Programs and The Hague Child Support Convention;
Updated links to policy and guidance documents and removed outdated reference material;
Deleted all appendices associated with previous versions of the Guide and replaced them with a single Appendix A: Guidance in Preparing for Certification Reviews; and
Included a new optional section containing references and best practices for new technologies such as cloud computing and data standardization.
Future updates of this document will be developed as significant new policies, guidelines, or best practices/technologies are established.
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