“The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) disability claims backlog reached its lowest point ever, Nov 23 from its previous record low achieved May 2018.
Additionally, the percentage of the total inventory in backlog is less than 18%, surpassing the previous record from October 2016…”
“These milestones follow VA’s highest ever claims process output of 1.44 million claims completed at the end of fiscal year 2019, 4% more than its prior best-ever in 2015.”
“VA’s strategic target is to process disability claims within 125 days. Since Oct. 1, approximately 75% of those claims have been completed in that time frame…” Read the full press release here.
Source: VA continues record setting claims processing pace for 2019 – December 9, 2019. VA.