On November 1, 2017, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched the Rapid Appeals Modernization Program (RAMP) with the goal to provide some veterans with the earliest possible resolution of their disagreement with the VA’s decision on their benefit claims. Currently, the VA completes an initial disability claim in 102 days on average, but takes an average of three years to complete a decision following an appeal. The Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 (Public Law 115-55), which was signed into law on August 23, 2017, authorizes the Secretary of VA to test assumptions relied on . . .