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LIVE: Senate committee reviews Veterans Affairs’ transformation efforts

Filed by KOSU News in Public Insight Network.
March 14, 2013

In Washington, D.C., today, the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs is holding a status check on the Department of Veterans Affairs’ claims processing system.

The committee, led by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, focused primarily on benefits claims — and the time it takes for the VA to process them (see our ongoing coverage) — as the department navigates what Gen. Allison Hickey, undersecretary for benefits, calls its “year of transformation and change.”

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Status check: Senate committee assesses VA’s "transformation efforts"

Wednesday, March 13, 2013: The Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs takes a close look at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs claims process, in an effort to assess the department’s latest efforts at improving efficiency, accuracy and access to health care resources.

Storified by publicinsight· Wed, Mar 13 2013 07:02:26

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