Previously, the VA allowed veterans service organizations to double-check vets' claims.
VA Claims and Appeals
The change is an attempt to speed up the process, which used to take years.
Officials say the new system will allow for quicker decisions and clear the backlog of claims.
Total revamp of the appeal process coming soon - VA offering vets with pending appeals option to use the new system now
The VA has cleared out nearly 8 million paper files over the last 21 months, officials say.
Up to 800,000 veterans with pending emergency room claims could see payment from the VA thanks to a new rule.
The 1st step in the appeal process is to file a written appeal with the local VA office or medical center that made the...
The VA and DoD have improved disability claims processing time for troops leaving the military officials told lawmakers.