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September 30, 2009

Can VA Process GI Bill Claims in Under a Year ?

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — veteranclaims @ 9:01 pm

On the information provided by the VA and the article below, it appears that it will take 10 hours to process each GI Bill claim. If the VA has only 900 people working on the 277,000 claim then it will take over a year for the claims to be processed.

According to UAA’s VA coordinator, Teri Gravenmier, “approximately 300 veterans have claimed benefits, Gravenmier is the only full time employee in the Veterans Affairs department. She estimated that up to 3,000 hours are needed to process all the claims.”

“According to a Sept. 23 press release, the VA has received 277,000 applications for eligibility for the new GI Bill, and “the VA has over 900 personnel processing education claims”.

Full Article at: New GI Bill promises lots, delivers too little, too late
By Kaitlin Johnson | 29 September 2009

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