VA: Claims Backlog Will Be Resolved by End of 2015
During a CNN interview on Sunday, Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki said VA is committed to ending the growing backlog of veterans' disability claims by the end of 2015. He said VA is deploying a new automation tool, called the Veterans Benefits Management System, to help the process.
- "Shinseki: VA Backlog Will End by 2015" (Blake, "Post Politics," Washington Post, 3/24).
- "VA Chief Shinseki Vows Backlog in Veterans' Claims Will End by 2015" (Hooper, "Hill Tube," The Hill, 3/24).
- "VA Chief Vows To Eliminate Veterans' Claims Backlog by 2015" (Clarke, Reuters, 3/24).