Retirement claims backlog reached 24k last month
- By FederalSoup Staff
- Apr 02, 2018
The Office of Personnel Management’s inventory of retirement claims awaiting to be processed continues to inch up over the last couple of months.
The total retirement claims backlog in February was 24,225, up from 20,467 in January and 14,515 at the end of 2017, which was the lowest it has been since June 2017 when the backlog was at 14,530.
The agency received 13,290 new retirement claims last month and processed 9,532 of those claims, compared with January when the agency received 14,590 and processed 8,368.
The new figures are from OPM’s monthly claims processing progress report available on the OPM website.