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Submit Guidelines

NGC reaches a large audience within the United States and abroad, offering developers an effective vehicle for the dissemination of guidelines that meet the NGC Inclusion Criteria. Guideline submissions accepted for inclusion are identified on the Guidelines In Progress page. When guideline summaries are published to the NGC Web site, they are announced in our New This Week. To receive notification when new information is available including publication of your organization’s guidelines, subscribe to the New This Week Weekly E-mail. To learn more about the submission process, view the Detailed Description.

Ready to Submit?

Download the Summary Submission Kit! .ZIP File (208.1 KB)

The Guideline Submission Kit
File PDF Word
Submission Guidance PDF (34.8 KB) Word (24.4 KB)
NGC Inclusion Criteria PDF (49.8 KB) Word (25.8 KB)
Guideline Submission Checklist PDF (38.8 KB) Word (24.9 KB)
Glossary of Terms PDF (77.8 KB) Word (34.4 KB)
Copyright Agreement Form PDF (34.5 KB) Word (24.7 KB)

What to Expect After Submission

  • 1 Guidelines submitted to NGC and copyright received (if applicable)
  • 2NGC reviews against inclusion criteria and developer is notified of submission status (2 to 3 weeks)
  • 3Guidelines enter NGC work queue (summaries prepared and reviewed) (approximately 8 to 10 weeks)
  • 4Developer verification (3 to 4 weeks)
  • 5Post to NGC Web site (2 to 3 weeks)
  • 6Annual verification — reassess currency of guidelines annually

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: June 18, 2015