An audit by the Department of Veterans Affairs Inspector General of Veterans Benefits Administration's incarcerated veterans adjudications has found VA is failing to fulfill its duty to adjust payments in accordance with the law. The law requires VA to cut certain benefits payouts to veterans who are incarcerated for longer than 60 days. The audit found VA was not prioritizing these claims, which resulted in substantial overpayments. Once many of those veterans are released from their incarceration, they are then billed for the overpayment often resulting in hardship for the veteran. The Inspector General's audit report is available on the VA website.
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