VA Overpayments on GI Bill (podcast)

GAO Podcast IconThe Post-9/11 GI Bill has provided valuable education benefits—including tuition, housing, and books—to millions of veterans.

But of the $10.8 billion paid out in fiscal year 2014, the Department of Veterans Affairs identified $416 million in overpayments. These overpayments create challenges for the VA, schools, and veterans, who may be hit with unexpected bills.

Listen to Melissa Emrey-Arras, a director in our Education, Workforce, and Income Security team, discuss her team’s recent review of Post-9/11 GI Bill overpayments.

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