Thursday, September 20, 2012

Subcommittee Looks at Texas Program to Address Disability Claims Backlog

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Friday, September 21, 2012, at 10:00 a.m., in Room 334 of the Cannon House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs will hold a hearing entitled, "Breaking Through the Backlog: Evaluating the Effectiveness of the New State Strike Force Team." The Subcommittee will evaluate the efforts of a Texas initiative that places Texas Veterans Commission employees in each Texas Regional Office to assist with claims processing to determine if the practices and policies put in place can help reverse the growing disability claims backlog on a national scale.

 

WHO:             Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

WHAT:          Breaking Through the Backlog: Evaluating the Effectiveness of the New State Strike Force Team

WHEN:          10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 21, 2012, Room 334, Cannon House Office Building

 

WITNESS LIST

Panel 1

Mr. Eliseo "Al" Cantu, Chair

Texas Veterans Commission

 

Mr. James O. Richman, Director, Claims Representation and Counseling

Texas Veterans Commission

 

Mr. Steve Hernandez, County Veterans Service Officer

McLennan County, Texas

 

Panel 2

Ms. Diana Rubens, Deputy Under Secretary for Field Operations

Veterans Benefits Administration

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

 

Accompanied by:

Mr. John Limpose, Director, Waco Regional Office

Veterans Benefits Administration

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

 

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