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Department of Veterans Affairs

Veteran's Travel Reimbursement

I currently work for the VA and issue travel vouchers to veterans for reimbursement for travel to the hospital or classes we provide. I have seen the same veterans everyday show up as if it is their place of employment. The problem I see is that there are veterans that are at zero percent service connected and receiving VA benefits at the same level as those that are 100%. They do this because they state that their... more »

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Travel pay for Vets coming to med appts - Refurb the system

Travel pay should not be authorized for Vets locally attending their appointments. For people who choose not to live near a VA they should authorize only 2 travel pays a year and no more.

Travel pay should be authorized when going from one state to another for referred care or one VA to another for referred care, but we should not be paying people to come and see their doctor. This is an abuse of our system and we... more »

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Implement BVAMC Beneficiary Travel Tool Nationally

Early in July I developed a beneficiary travel tool to expedite a task for myself and a colleague in calculating copious amounts of information on Beneficiary Travel mileage. Upon utilizing this tool, it became evident this simple tool could be used by other VA staff to more accurately complete beneficiary travel vouchers. The tool is a simple web based interface that tells the mileage between a Veteran’s residency... more »

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