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August 29, 2014 10:48 AM

CBO: Why VA claims exploded and ways to slow the trend

One factor has been liberalized laws and policies on “service connected” ailments, particularly decisions to compensate Vietnam War veterans for common medical conditions of aging and lifestyle because of an “association” with possible exposure to herbicides used in that war.

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