VA offering retro benefits to encourage use of ‘developed’ claims

By Leo Shane III Stars and Stripes WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs is rolling out cash incentives potentially worth tens of thousands of dollars to persuade veterans to use their new Fully Developed Claims process, in an effort to fight the claims backlog. Starting next week, any veteran who submits a new disability claim through the FDC process will be eligible for a year’s worth of retroactive benefits, once their case is completed. Read Full Article Here