Keeping the bills paid, the kids feed and a thousand other things you have to worry about each month, the last thing you need is for your income to disappear and then be saddled by a huge debt. If VA overpaid you they have every right to inform you and work out a repayment plan, but they should not have the right to put a family in a desperate situation because of their … [Read more...] about VA Asking Veterans to Return Benefit ‘Overpayments’
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Last year VA launched a new program to streamline purchasing supplies for their medical centers.As GAO lays out what the VA needed to do for the program to be successfulA strong strategic plan Stable leadership Good communications Stakeholder buy-inGAO found Veterans Affairs was missing these elements when it launched the program; as a result, the program … [Read more...] about VA Contracting: Improvements in Buying Medical and Surgical Supplies Could Yield Cost Savings and Efficiency
You may recall in Nov. we shared with you the article from the Austin American Statesman regarding Temple VA's motor pool somewhat successful attempt at a fiefdom.And so here we are weeks later and VA won't release the final report on the abuse and corruption at the Temple VA. They say it would interfere with the OIG investigation which is ongoing. The Statesman requested … [Read more...] about Temple VA abuse and corruption final report won’t be released citing ongoing investigation.
The truth is that many people with “bad paper” might be able to receive most Veterans Affairs benefits, even without a discharge upgrade. The VA is allowed to grant eligibility to most people in this situation, for all benefits except the GI Bill. This happens if the VA looks at your overall service and decides that it wasn’t “under dishonorable conditions.” This is called … [Read more...] about VA Character of Discharge Review
As some of you may know there are 3 kinds of lies, lies, damn lies and statistics and the VA uses them all.Once again we can thank a whistleblower for bring this to our attention.Even with CHOICE in place due to the VA creating fake wait lists to make their numbers look better than they were and damn the veterans who suffer.It continues at the Denver Veterans … [Read more...] about VA Inspector General: Improper wait list used for Colorado vets’ mental health care