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Accession Number PB2013-101851
Title Veterans Benefits Administration Audit of VA Regional Office's Appeals Management Process.
Publication Date May 2012
Media Count 27p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract This report details the findings of the OIG in connection with a review of eight regional offices appeals process. They found that a veteran was waiting on average of 236 to 1,219 days for their appeals to be certified to the Board. Many veterans are waiting years for their appeals to be certified to the Board.
Keywords Appeals
Appeals processing goals
Audits
Office of Inspector General(OIG)
Veterans benefits
Veterans Benefits Administration(VBA)

 
Source Agency Veteran Administration
NTIS Subject Category 70B - Management Practice
57E - Clinical Medicine
92C - Social Concerns
Corporate Author Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC. Office of Inspector General.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1303
Contract Number N/A

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