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Department of Veterans Affairs

Saving money at the VA

I seen enough waste

1) when a ward is totally empty turn the whole lighting system off.

2) Get rid of health techs, and make them C.N.A..way to many techs that cant do certain jobs.

3)Retire the one's that been in the federal system 42 years or more....save money retiring these certain workers.

4)why have Mypay, and still have paper hard copys coming from the cheifs of the services.....save millions not having paper... more »

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Better use of software programs to reduce the cost of printing

The VA is supposed to go paperless in the future. So, why do we print the letters from MAP-D, PCGL, and RBA 2000, for the veteran’s file? These letters are all saved and available for viewing at any time. PCGL and RBA 2000 letters are in Virtual VA. Uploading MAP-D letters into Virtual VA would result in having all letters stored in one centralized location. Additionally, since we have access to the veteran’s medical... more »

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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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Use smaller size paper to reduce waste

For check in's and information sheets for veterans printe the needed information on smaller sheet sized such as 4 by 8. Often printed information for daily VA Medical Center infromation from patients to office use only use one fourth or half of a sheet of paper. One way to reduce this cost would be to print that information on smaller pieces of paper.

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DITCH THE MIDDLE-MUDDLE: Direct & Smart VA Claims Processing!

Today, now, VA has networks and programs mature enough to POTENTIALLY ACHIEVE completely PAPERLESS PROCESSING for many COMPENSATION CLAIMS on the COST-AND-TIME-INTENSIVE FRONT END.
This can be done by PUTTING THE claims processor (VSR) and THE VETERAN claimant TOGETHER by phone, Internet, or face-to-face from the very beginning of the claim process, creating a REAL-TIME, TRANSPARENT COLLABORATION with TRUE TIMELY OUTCOMES..... more »

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