When a system or organization processes information for the purpose of conducting a matching program:
a. Obtain approval from the Data Integrity Board to conduct the matching program;
b. Develop and enter into a computer matching agreement;
c. Publish a matching notice in the Federal Register;
d. Independently verify the information produced by the matching program before taking adverse action against an individual, if required; and
e. Provide individuals with notice and an opportunity to contest the findings before taking adverse action against an individual.