An investigative report looks at the VA’s handling of disability claims

About this project

“Back Home: The Challenges Facing Post-9/11 Veterans Returning from the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan” was produced by News21, a national investigative reporting project involving top college journalism students across the country and headquartered at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. News21 is funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Carnegie Corp. The Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, the Hearst Foundations, the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, Women & Philanthropy at Arizona State and the Peter Kiewit Foundation funded the work of individual fellows. For the complete project, visit backhome.news21.com.

Despite backlogs, VA disability claims processors get bonuses

Despite backlogs, VA disability claims processors get bonuses

While veterans wait for disability payments, processors handle easy claims to meet targets.

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