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Not sure if I'm making to big of a deal of of this, but I have been consistently following that status of my claim and for at least the past 2-3 months there has been an IT issues preventing the VSR from moving forward with my claim.  The IT department has been made aware of the problem, but nothing has been done.  I've been informed that the VSR has been checking the file on the suspense date. Emails have been sent to the regional office to remind them of the issues, but no results yet.  Is there anything I can do to push this issue, or am I completely  at the mercy of the VA?  Also I get a variety of answers on what the issue is, whether they are trying to close an exam, or create a new one.  No one seems to actually know what is going on.

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No one seems to actually know what is going on.

 

The VA does seem to know how to throw billions of dollars at the IT department, they just dont know how to keep from squandering it.  

Here is the way it works:

VA tells congress they need 4 billion for a new computer system.  

Congress gives them the money.  

When VA fails to deliver AGAIN, they tell congress they need more money. 

Congress gives em more money.  

The VA fails again, and again, the VA says they need more money.

Do you see the pattern here??   Corruption inside the VA allows VA to give contracts to "friends and family" without accountability...so Vets suffer and contractors for VA get richer.  Its been going on unabated for decades.  But..VA has a solution, right?  More money.  

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