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Social Security and Veterans Affairs partnership means faster disability decisions for veterans

 

November 10, 2016



The Social Security Administration has announced the launch of a new Health IT initiative with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that enables all Social Security disability case-processing sites to receive medical records electronically from all VA facilities. Veterans will receive a faster decision on their Social Security disability claim, speeding them and their dependents through this new process. Both agencies will save time and money with an automatic request through the eHealth Exchange.

“President Obama has said, ‘we must maintain the sacred covenant we share with our vet...



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