Oversight Sources

Congressional Hearings

The Senate and House of Representatives frequently conduct hearings that review the performance of the veterans benefits system.

Government Accountability Office

The GAO regularly prepares reports about VA at the request of Congress and occasionally prepares reports sua sponte.

VA Office of Inspector General Reports

VA's Inspector General's Office (IGO) periodically issues reports relevant to the adjudication process.

Commission Reports

Congress, the President, and VA periodically sponsor commissions, task forces, or other groups to report on veterans benefits and/or the adjudication process.