Camp Lejeune Claims Incorrectly Mishandled by VBA Lacking Experience in Processing

On August 25, 2022, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) published their audit of the Veterans Benefits Administration titled Improved Processing Needed for Veterans’ Claims of Contaminated Water Exposure at Camp Lejeune. OIG was able to conclude that approximately 21,000 claims, or 37 percent, were incorrectly processed for two primary reasons: 1) prematurely denying claims; …read more here