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Family monthly premium rates will be reduced for all age groups by an average of 8 percent.
Legion representative says work-credit system can be blamed for slow processing of financial-assistance applications.
DoD office currently developing a Defense Sexual Assault Incident Database that it expects to be fully operational in one year.
VA&R assistant director Ian de Planque interviewed about the Department of Veterans Affairs' claims backlog.
Legion representatives, other VSOs meet with Department of Veterans Affairs staffers to discuss potential solutions to the problem.
Legion attends VSO update on VA's claims business transition lab.
Agency is warning veterans to not give out their credit card numbers, other personal, financial information over the phone.
VA has shown that health information technology provides improved quality of health care and substantial cost savings, according to a study in the public health journal "Health Affairs."
In the first six months of fiscal 2010, more than 68 percent of the appeals taken before the Board of Veterans' Appeals were either allowed or sent back to the local office.
Assistant director for health policy attends VA's Advisory Committee for Women Veterans meeting.