VA doesn't obtain medical records from DoD hospitals and medical facilities electronically. Additionally, VA will order tests that have already been done at a DoD medical facility. Sharing records and tests electronically saves time, money and paper. This should work both ways, i.e. VA to DoD facility and DoD facility to VA.
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 »
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 »
There is an App for everything these days. The VA has a great website online. There are a lot of private companies that have Apps that give VA information.
The VA should develop this App to include information such as: *MyVA; *Check Status of Claim; VA Medical Center Appointment Reminder; FAQ’s; Most Popular... more »
We are watching Congress. At this second, we are $14,546,716,998,177 in debt. It took me 6 seconds to type that number, and the debt raised $262,554(Over 260 THOUSAND DOLLARS!!!) while I was typing.
We have to get a handle on our spending in the Federal Government.... more »
The Department of Veterans Affairs processes disability claims. There are many, many thousands backlogged.
There are hundreds of thousands of Veterans who file disability claims annually. Many of these Veterans are receiving, or have filed for, Social Security disability. In an electronic environment, and with... more »
Many Veterans receive pension (needs based), and not compensation, with the VA.
Many Veterans receive SSI (needs based), and not Social Security beneifts, with SSA.
There needs to be a monthly interface of earnings and benefit payment information between SSA and VA.
The Veteran... more »