29 Jun '14, 6pm

Whistleblower alleges VA benefit application purge

Eligibility Center program specialist Scott Davis told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that health benefit applications for more than 10,000 veterans may have been improperly purged from the Health Eligibility Center's national data system in DeKalb County. The center doesn't process all applications, but helps manage the national enrollment computer system and offers enrollment guidance for VA hospitals across the country. Davis, who joined the VA in April of 2011, began filing complaints in January and said managers were focused on meeting goals linked to the Affordable Care Act to meet their bonus targets. He also asked the VA's Office of the Inspector General to investigate the potential mishandling of a $5 million federal contract. "We don't discuss veterans," Davis told the newspaper. "We do not work for veterans. That is something that I learned after working there...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/whistleblower-alleges-va-benefit-a...

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