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House VA Committee to hold hearing over backlogs
Washington - The House Veterans Affairs Committee is holding a meeting Monday to examine the VA's efforts to end a long backlog of claims.
The agency's goal is to catch up with all disability claims by 2015.
Lawmakers are likely to focus on the latest VA claims data, which is due for release hours before the hearing, the Washington Post reports.
The VA Department has faced intense scrutiny recently over reports of delays in medical care for veterans.