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Making Documents Section 508 Compliant

All electronic communication and documentation created by CMS employees and contractors must be 508 compliant. This section provides references and guidance toward accomplishing that goal.  This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Documents distributed via e-mail (includes Broadcast messages and any attachments)
  • Documents posted to an internal or external website
  • Deliverables from Contractors (e.g., Test Plans, Requirements Documents, etc.)

For more information contact a CMS 508 Clearance Officer (see below).

Resources

Refer to the following resources for assistance in creating 508 compliant documentation.

Checklists

Tip Sheets

How To Guides

Other Useful Helps

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