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Department of Veterans Affairs

Save millions by stopping payment of duplicate benefits.

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The primary purpose of the limitation on VA compensation and pension in 38 U.S.C. ยงยง 5313(a) and 1505(a) is to eliminate a double burden on United States taxpayers where an incarcerated veteran is already being supported by government funds provided for the operation of a penal institution.

The legislative history of this issue also notes Congress' concern that the purpose of compensation and pension is to replace... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Computerized Check-Ins for VA Patients

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Veterans should be able to check themselves in for their medical appointments with a computerized system.

All they would have to do is either slide their VA identification card through a slot or enter their patient information and the computer would confirm their appointment date and time and they can click a button to check-in. This would be similar to the idea of checking yourself in for your flight at the airport.... more »

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