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disability claims

Houston VA Employee Illegally Destroyed Benefits Cases

VA OIG caught at least one Houston VA employee illegally destroying 44% of veterans’ disability claims files in a fraudulent scheme to increase performance...

St. Louis VA Regional Office Disability Program A Mess

Agency watchdog VA OIG just released its report discussing findings on the ground concerning disability compensation at the St. Louis VA Regional Office. Problems...

New York VA Audit Shows 30% Veterans’ Claims Improperly Evaluated

New York, NY – A New York VA audit revealed the New York VA Regional Office failed to properly evaluate 30 percent of disability claims...

VA OIG Cries Foul, Agency Duped by a Gun-Toting, Felon, Sex Offender

  Yesterday, VA OIG touted its big win but left out the obvious, that its own doctors did not detect if a person was in...

Research suggests 99.4% of Veterans don’t make Fraudulent Disability Claims

Just in. An Army PTSD policy memo buried deep in the nether regions of the internet highlighted supremely low levels of fraudulent disability claims...

MMQB: What might West Point do with Your Disability?

After having three heads of VA this past decade be past West Point grads, I think we can safely assume the answer, "It ain't...

Mailroom: Should I Appeal My Back Denial?

One veteran writes in about a back claim and whether or not to appeal the decision prior to surgery. Back injuries in general are tough...

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