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Vets First Verification Program

Verification Metrics Update

An update on the current state of the Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) Vets First Verification Program.

OVERVIEW

To provide transparency on the verification program, the metrics represent data on the current CVE Vets First Verification Program. Included is information on verified firms, application inventory, and processing rate of applications. This information will be updated weekly and is intended to inform, educate, and provide relevant information on the verification program.

As of January 14, 2019:

Current Status

Verified Firms 
SDVOSB 11,255
VOSB 3,886
Total 15,141



Applications in Inventory: CVE Applications (Currently in process) 
Initial 1,646
Reverifications 627
Change Request 124
Total 2,397

Over 60 application days - 173: Application days start when the Veteran creates an application minus anytime CVE is waiting for the Veteran to submit the application or respond to CVE.



Production

Applications Created: Begins when the Veteran starts an application 
Fiscal YTD 3,522



Applications Receiving Verification Fiscal YTD 
Approval 938
Denial 25
Removed (All dormant cases over 30 days) 2,248
Applications Completed: Any application that receives an Approval, Denial, or Removal. 3,211



Applications Receiving Withdrawl 
Fiscal YTD 191



Change Requests Completed 
Fiscal YTD 303



Average Time to Determination 
Approval 62
Denial 106

 


Average Time To Determination: (The time from when an application was first created and receives an approval or a denial; time does not include the time an application was removed.) This is also for the current month.

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