Veterans Affairs Department Disability Claims Backlog

Officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs testified at a hearing on the department’s implementation of the Veterans Benefits… read more

Officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs testified at a hearing on the department’s implementation of the Veterans Benefits Management System (VBMS) and its efforts to reduce the backlog in claims. The witnesses said the electronic system had improved their process and reduced the backlog by 90 percent. Committee Chair Jeff Miller (R-FL) expressed concern that the system has cost $1 billion thus far and a date for full implementation had not been set. close

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  • Julia Brownley U.S. Representative [D] California
  • Mike Coffman U.S. Representative [R] Colorado
  • Ryan Costello U.S. Representative [R] Pennsylvania
  • Tim Huelskamp U.S. Representative [R] Kansas
  • Jeff Miller U.S. Representative [R] Florida
  • Thomas "Tom" J. Murphy Director (Former) Department of Veterans Affairs->Compensation Service
  • Phil Roe M.D. U.S. Representative [R] Tennessee
  • Raul Ruiz M.D. U.S. Representative [D] California
  • Mark A. Takano U.S. Representative [D] California
  • Brent Arronte Deputy Assistant Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs->Audits and Evaluations
  • Dawn Bontempo Director Department of Veterans Affairs->Veterans Benefits Management System
  • Michael Bowman Director Department of Veterans Affairs->Information Technology and Security Audits Division
  • Beth McCoy Deputy Undersecretary Department of Veterans Affairs->Field Operations
  • Valerie Melvin Assistant Deputy Chief Information Officer Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Steven Schliesman Assistant Deputy Chief Information Officer Department of Veterans Affairs
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Veterans Affairs Department Disability Claims Backlog

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Program ID:
403112-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 12, 2016 | 10:30am EST | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Jan 18, 2016 | 3:03am EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Jan 12, 2016 | 10:30am EST | C-SPAN.org
  • Jan 12, 2016 | 11:10am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 13, 2016 | 4:42pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 14, 2016 | 12:04am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 14, 2016 | 5:47am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 15, 2016 | 1:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 15, 2016 | 10:40pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 16, 2016 | 4:40am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 18, 2016 | 3:03am EST | C-SPAN 1
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