• Your VA claim exam questions answered

    Veterans filing disability claims may feel a sense of relief when they submit their claim but still have lingering questions about what comes next in the claims process.

  • Veterans breast cancer claims speeded through PACT Act

    Veterans with cancer conditions related to toxic exposure, including reproductive cancer of any type, including breast cancer, can now more easily access VA benefits.

  • QuickSubmit is the new evidence intake tool for VA claims

    VA launched QuickSubmit to replace Direct Upload as the online tool to share documents with VA’s Evidence Intake Center.

  • Veterans can now file an appeal online with the Board of Veterans’ Appeals

    The Board of Veterans' Appeals (BVA) is modernizing. Veterans can now file an appeal online at the BVA website. Here's how.

  • Appeals: Informal conference offers clarity, feedback in higher-level decision reviews

    Considering a higher-level review of your claim decision? An informal conference can allow you to communicate directly with a reviewer.

  • How VA served Veterans in 2021

    Many people would like to forget 2021. It was a tough year, but a lot of good happened, too, especially at VA. The department is committed to making 2022 even better, and to do that, we’re taking a quick look back at what it accomplished and how it served Veterans in 2021.

  • VA secretary talks claims backlog, homelessness, COVID-19 vaccinations during press conference

    Veteran disability claims, homelessness and COVID-19 vaccines were topics VA Secretary Denis McDonough spoke about during a press conference Oct. 20 in Washington D.C.

  • More than 2,000 new hires to assist with reducing VA claims backlog

    Starting in October, VA will hire and train new staff […]

  • VA overcomes obstacles to reach millionth-claim milestone

    Despite a global pandemic, VBA has remained resilient in breaking boundaries with the completion of the one millionth claim this week. This is the second fastest rate within a fiscal year of completion in VA history with last year’s date of May 26 being the fastest on record to reach one million claims completed.

  • VA, VSOs create expedited decision review process

    VA has launched a pilot program that allows accredited representatives to request an expeditious review and determination of disability claims decisions.

  • VA call center works with Veterans to resolve community care billing concerns

    VA staff can help Veterans resolve billing issues related to authorized community care claims. “Our number one goal is to help Veterans resolve community care billing issues as quickly as possible.”

  • Q/A from the Women Veteran Series chat events

    These are the top questions asked and answered during VA's Women Veteran Series on Veteran owned business resources, whole health resources like yoga and acupuncture, military sexual trauma, claims and appeals, and reproductive and women health services.

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