This idea would reward employees at all levels who come up with an idea that would save the money.
My suggestion is that the employee would receive a monetary reward of 10% up to $1000 for their idea if it is implemented.
The employee would have to come up with idea... more »
This idea can be spanned into many departments. Just speaking for the edu dept, we send out more letters than anyone could count e.g. 1 case: Development ltrs when we need more info from the claimant, Certificate of eligibility, award ltrs for enrollments, many correction ltrs from amendments from school hour reductions or inc, withdraws,... more »
The VA has a Rating Schedule which is used on every VA Disability claim. On the Rating Schedule, some percentages for disabilities are set up for "mild" or "moderate" or "moderately severe", etc. One Rating Specialist can grant 10% whereas another can grant 20% or 30%. The Rating Schedule should be less subjective to allow for proper payments to be made to Veterans.
Many times, the C&P Exam language does not match up to the VA Rating Schedule which is used to determine benefit amounts.
If the VA Medical Center had a checklist for the disability which is being examined, the examiner could determine the proper severity for evaluation.
This would... more »
Just like a business, the investors (taxpayers) deserve to know how their business (government) is performing.
The expenditures should be broken down as:
Social Security $XXXXXXXXXXX
Defense Spending $XXXXXXXXXXX
The Taxpayer could click on the above category and get specifics within that category.... more »
FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) Requests involve copying a paper claim to give to the Veteran or Claimant.
Attorney Copy Requests involve copying a paper claim to give to the Attorney, Veteran or Claimant.
I suggest that we utilize scanners rather than copiers with these requests. We should scan in the paper... more »
If Federal Agencies would be proactive and timely in planning for travel, the expenditures would decrease tremendously.
Often times, solicitations for travel are issued a month in advance. The employee is then alerted a month later, for example, on a Thursday that they travel out on Sunday. The airfare and hotel... more »
Most if not all training can be done teleconferencing or via the internet. Thats why we have it. We have paid for the technology we should use it to the maximum possibility. The amount of money spent in the travel hotel, airfare alone is quite huge.
Why not adopt MANY of these suggestions? Many of these are legitimate money-saving suggestions for the Federal Government.
I suggest adopting as many of these as possible to give the American Taxpayers the Federal Government that they expect and deserve.