The Office of Justice Programsí Implementation of the Hometown Heroes Survivors Benefits Act of 2003

Evaluation and Inspections Report I-2008-005
March 2008
Office of the Inspector General


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Figure 2: Hometown Heroes Act Claims by Fiscal Year

CLAIMS FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008
(Oct &
Nov only)
Existing Claims   51 125 216 282
New Claims Received 51 74 91 66 9
Total Claims 51 125 216 282 291
Claims Determined       -72 -40
Note: Fiscal year 2008 includes data only from the first 2 months, as of November 29, 2007.

Sources: PSOB claims determinations, PSOB Office database

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Figure 3: Total Processing Time for Completed
Hometown Heroes Act Claims

Months Number of Claims
3 Months 7
4 Months 7
5 Months 10
6 Months 17
7 Months 8
8 Months 4
9 Months 3
10 Months 6
11 Months 5
12 Months 10
13 Months 20
14 Months 15

Sources: PSOB claims determinations, PSOB Office database

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Figure 4: Number of Days OGC Spent Reviewing Claims That
Were Completed as of November 29, 2007

Months Number of Claims
1 to 15 17
16 to 30 15
31 to 45 12
46 to 60 15
61 to 75 6
76 to 90 4
91 to 105 5
106 to 120 8
121 to 135 3
136 to 150 4
151 to 165 3
166 to 180 0
Over 180 3

Sources: PSOB claims determinations, PSOB Office database

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