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VA’s latest IT project? A digital GI bill transformation

The Department of Veterans Affairs wants to reprogram $243 million from Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds to overhaul yet…

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Too hard to reward federal employees? VBA says it’s found a way

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VA IG: Decentralization to blame for housing stipend, IT shortfalls

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Reoccurring management challenges at the heart of VA’s recent GI bill confusion, agency admits

The Veterans Benefits Administration announced plans to reset its implementation of portions of the Forever GI Act, but the approach sparked confusion…

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Lawmakers frustrated with ‘bureaucratic incompetence’ as VBA struggles with overdue benefits changes

The VBA missed a deadline to implement a new benefit system in August, and now that it looks like the agency won’t be ready for the spring semester either,…

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VBA undersecretary describes changes at agency, how health care reaches vets

Health care delivery issues often get the most attention at the Veterans Affairs Department. But the Veterans Benefits Administration actually spends more dollars than the health side.

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