H.R. 7795: Veterans Benefits Fairness and Transparency Act of 2020

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Date of Report

Tue September 8th, 2020

Legislation Details

116th Congress

To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the ability of veterans to access and submit disability benefit questionnaire forms of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Sponsor: Rep. Garland Barr — R — KY

Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to publish on its website the disability benefit questionnaire forms for non-VA medical providers submitting evidence regarding a disability of a claimant for purposes of VA benefits. If the VA updates the questionnaire form, previous versions of the form filed by claimants must be accepted for up to one year after the form was updated. The VA may waive interagency approval proce...

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