• Chats with the Chief: Recent, coming improvements to Board of Veterans’ Appeals

    Chats with the Chief: Cheryl L. Mason, the first woman to chair the Board of Veterans’ Appeals, talks about improvements to the board.

  • Borne The Battle #169: Appeals Modernization Benefits Breakdown

    The Executive Director of the Veterans Benefits Administration’s Appeals Management Office talks about the process on Borne The Battle Benefits Breakdown.

  • Four important things to know about Appeals Modernization

    The Appeals Modernization Act improves the appeals process for Veterans and their families by giving them choice over how VA reviews their disagreement with a claim decision, ensuring Veterans receive faster, clearer decisions.

  • VA’s Appeals Modernization Act takes effect today

    Effective today, Veterans who appeal a VA claims decision have three decision review options: Higher-Level Review, Supplemental Claim and Appeal to the Board of Veterans’ Appeals.

  • Appeals Modernization is here

    The Appeals Modernization Act was signed into law by President Trump on August 23, 2017, and has been fully implemented beginning today. VA is proud to now offer Veterans greater choice in how they resolve a disagreement with a VA decision.

  • VA’s Rapid Appeals Modernization Program to end ahead of implementation of new Veteran appeals law

    VA will not accept RAMP elections from Veterans with a legacy appeal after Feb. 15, 2019; however, RAMP claims pending on or after Feb. 15 will continue to be processed until the inventory is complete.

  • VA’s Board of Veterans’ Appeals resolves record number of claims to date for FY 2018

    As of May 27, the Board of Veterans Appeals has signed more than 53,650 decisions in fiscal year (FY) 2018, which is approximately 86 percent more than the 28,839 decisions signed through the same period last year.

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