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Department of Veterans Affairs

Reduce timeliness and redundancy when developing for evidence

When we receive a VA Forms 21-4142, Authorization and Consent to Release Information, we develop for the evidence. If the medical evidence on the form we are requesting is more than 7 years old we should call the doctor or facility to see if they still have the records, a lot of doctors, clinics and hospitals destroy evidence after 7 years and some after 10 years. If the VA Forms 21-4142, is for a doctor, clinic or... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

1 computer system - VA ONE Processing System

When I began working for VA over 20 yrs ago we operated out of computer system under the (BDN) Benefits Delivery Network. This system was tied into all parts of VA. The main part we used was to pay deserving veterans benefits for their lost wages due to a slightly to completely debilitating disability. This disability being due to their service for their country. This system was in the DOS format and slightly cumbersome... more »

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Healthcare Database for VA Claims

Set up a national healthcare database that healthcare providers can tie into a national system. Similar to what law enforcement has (NCIS).

Each body system is coded the same so that each treatment is documented and tracked for life. If child has treatment at age 6, that info is documented in national database. At 16, more entries. At 26, while on active duty, again another entry. At 36, vet goes to VA Medical... more »

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