Access COCA standards for continuing COMs and for new and developing COMs, as well as the substantive change policies and procedures.
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These newly formatted documents include both a bookmarked table of contents, as well as a linked table of contents within the PDF document for easier use.
Please note that the evidentiary submissions documents for continuing COMs and for new and developing COMs have been incorporated into the respective Standards documents, and the evidentiary submission document for substantive procedures has been incorporated as an appendix into the Substantive Change Policies and Procedures document. Accordingly, there are three volumes:
A comparison table of the 2016 Standards and the 2017 Standards that was previously posted will be made available following some revisions to the document. You can access the 2016 COCA Standards below.
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