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The healthcare claims process

Tom Romeo, president of MAXIMUS Federal explains how the appeals process works when a healthcare claim is rejected.
September 3, 2013

Tags: technology , appeals process , Healthcare IT , Tom Romeo , MAXIMUS Federal Services , Department of Veterans Affairs , claims backlog , claims disputes , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk , business process management

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 12:16am EDT
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LTC = Long-term peace of mind

Joan Melanson of Long Term Care Partners answers calls and emails about the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program.
April 15, 2013

Tags: pay and benefits , long term care , Long Term Care Partners , Long term care insurance program , Bob Leins , Tammy Flanagan , NITP , Joan Melanson , Open Season , informal care , For Your Benefit

Monday - 04/15/2013, 09:44pm EDT
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What are the top issues facing veterans in 2013?

Host Derrick Dortch hosts a roundtable discussion of veteran's issues, with representatives from the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
January 11, 2013(Encore presentation January 25, 2013)

Tags: workforce , veterans , VFW , disabled vets , veterans issues , Veterans hiring , veterans care , Congress , Joe Davis , Ryan Gallucci , Gerald Manar , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access , veteran employment , veteran issues , veterans with disabilities , veterans retirement benefits , Veterans of Foreign Wars , Department of Veterans Affairs

Friday - 01/11/2013, 11:43pm EST
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VA tackles claims backlog with new priority approach

The agency will organize incoming claims into one of three categories based on the difficulty in solving them as part of an effort to increase efficiency. The Veterans Benefits Administration also is seeking other ways to reduce the number of backlogged cases such as new training for employees, said VA's Allison Hickey, the undersecretary for benefits.

Tags: VA , benefits , workforce , Allison Hickey , Esther Carey , management , claims backlog

Wednesday - 07/11/2012, 06:12pm EDT

IG report: VA claims-processing prone to fraud

Belinda Finn, the assistant inspector general for audits and evaluations at VA, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss a recent IG report that found the Veterans Affairs Department's claims-processing system prone to fraud.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Belinda Finn , VA ,

Thursday - 03/01/2012, 06:58pm EST
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VA tries to speed claims processing for vets

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is implementing changes it says will help simplify and speed the process for veterans seeking compensation for disabilities related to their military service. The news comes as the Department is working to cut the large claims backlog it has accumulated.

Tags: VA , Eric Shinseki , claims backlog , pay and benefits , Meg Beasley

Tuesday - 06/15/2010, 01:31pm EDT

Record claims spur demand for automation at VA

The Department of Veterans Affairs, which processed a record one million claims in 2010, is still seeing claims come in faster than it can process them and expects even more new filings in 2011. Despite that, VA hopes to eliminate its backlog of claims by 2015.

Tags: VA , technology , management , disability claims , Eric Shinseki , Veterans Benefits Administration , American Legion , female veterans , veterans , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 03/23/2011, 07:29am EDT
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SSA staying on top of claims increase

Commissioner Astrue tells House committee that despite the recession, the agency still plans on reducing its disability claims backlog. SSA using a combination of technology, new employees and improved processes to continue on the path to eliminate its hearings backlog by 2013. State agency furloughs, however, are causing additional challenges with the log jam of claims.

Tags: management , technology , Michael Astrue , Bob Filner , Linda Sanchez , Patrick O'Carroll , SSA , GAO , House Ways and Means Committee , disability benefits ,

Wednesday - 04/28/2010, 07:08am EDT
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