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VA Offices Receive Digital Medical File Mgmt System

The U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs completed a $105 million project last week to provide an electronic database to 56 regional offices for storing, organizing and updating disability claims, Nextgov reported Monday. Bob Brewin writes the VA enlisted the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic in January to complete the …

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VA Trims Disability Claims Backlog by 74K; Bernie Sanders Comments

The Veterans Affairs Department has reduced the number of backlogged disability claims by 74,000 since it began the verification process in March, Nextgov.com reported Wednesday. Bob Brewin writes Thomas Murphy, director of VA’s compensation and pension service, told a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing the automated veterans benefits management system …

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Roger Baker: NARA to Aid VA With Disability Claims Backlog

The Department of Veterans Affairs will tap the National Archives and Records Administration to help the VA in its migration from a paper to paperless claims process, NextGov reports. VA Chief Information Officer Roger Baker announced Thursday that the agencies signed an agreement for NARA to help VA scan its …

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