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USAC Service Provider Call Notes – May 2014

USAC’s Schools and Libraries Division hosts monthly service provider conference calls, providing information and guidance for vendors participating in the E-rate program. Highlights from May 7, 2014 service provider call include:
Update on May 2014 Service Provider Training:

USAC will be conducting service provider training sessions in Tampa and Los Angeles on May 8th and 13th, respectively. The registration for both events is full, however, the SLD has released the presentation materials for the training. The presentations available on the USAC website include:

Invoicing Update: Payments for the month of April totaled $164.5 million against $209.6 million in requests.  USAC processed invoices for 1423 service providers and 97% of the invoices were processed within 30 days.

Top five reasons for invoice rejection in March:

  • Duplicate Invoice
  • Total Commitment Paid
  • Billing Outside Funding Year
  • Billing Before Services Were Delivered
  • Clerical Error on Form 474

Invoice Reminders: The deadline for delivery of recurring services for FY 2013 is June 30, 2014 and the invoice deadline for FY 2013 recurring services is October 28, 2014.

Note: The information above is not the official minutes from the call, but simply notes from Funds For Learning. The official minutes for this call, as well as call minutes from previous months, can be found here.

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