Veterans' Benefits: Promising Claims-Processing Practices Need to Be Evaluated Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Veterans' Benefits: Promising Claims-Processing Practices Need to Be Evaluated

Creator

  • Author: United States. General Accounting Office.
    Creator Type: Organization

Publisher

  • Name: United States. General Accounting Office.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2000-04-07

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Benefits Administration's (VBA) claims processing procedures, focusing on: (1) practices that individual regional offices believe have helped them improve the accuracy of their disability decisions and remand rates; and (2) VBA's efforts to evaluate and disseminate information on individual regional office practices that hold promise for improving accuracy and remand rates of regional offices nationwide."

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Government accountability -- United States.
  • Keyword: veterans
  • Keyword: justice and law enforcement
  • Keyword: veterans' benefits
  • Keyword: letter report

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Government Accountability Office Reports
    Code: GAORT

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Rights

  • Rights License: pd

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Report No.: HEHS-00-65
  • Accession or Local Control No: 230266
  • URL: http://gao.gov/products/HEHS-00-65
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc292909