Senators push to limit wait time for VA appeals

The Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee is set to unveil a bill as early as Wednesday that would speed up the appeals process for veterans unhappy with their benefits payments.

“The VA’s current appeals process is in desperate need of updating, and nearly half a million veterans are in limbo because of the VA’s existing backlog,” reads the joint statement announcing the bill, the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act.

Veterans currently have a five-year wait on average if they appeal a decision, with the VA being criticized for having an outdated review process. Lawmakers said they want that wait time to be reduced to less than a year. Appeals

Popular

Latest News for Vets


R
e
a
d more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article138490128.html#storylink=cpy


Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/latest-news/article139218293.html#storylink=cpy

Read more here: http://www.sunherald.com/news/local/military/article146857284.html#storylink=cpy

Print Edition/May June

Vets Views

Thanks for Your Patience!
​Moving Our Website Promises to Be an Ongoing Process, Until it is Finished You Will Still Be Able to Access All of the old military benefits news and questions at vetsvoice

World Bible School
World Bible School will help 
you understand the Bible. for Free