Appeals Modernization Act Comprehensive Plan and Reporting
The Veteran Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act (AMA) of 2017 became law on August 23, 2017 (Pub L. 115-55). You can read the law in full on Congress.gov. AMA provides Veterans, their families, and their survivors with increased choice in handling disagreements with VA’s decisions.
AMA set forth specific elements that must be addressed in VA’s comprehensive plan including implementing the new appeals system, timely processing under the new appeals system, and monitoring the implementation.
As part of the process, we’re keeping Veterans and stakeholders informed though a series of periodic progress reports on our plan and regular reporting of AMA metrics and goals.
Click on a Month/Year to access the published reports below. AMA Congressionally Mandated Reports open as PDFs. The monthly AMA Metric Reports open in Excel. Free viewer software is available to view these reports.
AMA Metrics Reports
The AMA Metrics Reports are compiled by VBA's Office of Performance Analysis and Integrity. Email questions or comments to VBAs Office of Performance Analysis & Integrity.
Note: An issue was identified with the data included in Section M, which also impacted metrics in Sections O and P. Reports from October 2019 through January 2023 have been updated to correct the issue.
2023 AMA Metrics Reports
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Note: Reports are in Excel. To view these reports, you may download free viewer software . If a dialog window appears asking for a decision on linking to feeder worksheets, click "No". All required data is present on the Excel worksheets posted here.
Congressionally Mandated Reports
The AMA Congressionally Mandated Reports are posted electronically by VBA’s Office of Administrative Review. Email questions or comments to Office of Administrative Review.