OPM reports another slight increase in retirement backlog in June
- By FederalSoup Staff
- Jul 30, 2018
The Office of Personnel Management, for the second month in a row, had a slight increase in its retirement claims backlog.
The total retirement claims backlog in June was 18,198, up from 18,024 in May, and up from its inventory in April of 17,489.
The agency received 9,397 new retirement claims in June and processed 9,223 claims, compared with May when the agency received 7,625 claims and processed 7,090.
It took OPM an average of 65 days to process claims that month, up from 58 days in May.
The new figures are from OPM’s monthly claims processing progress report available on the OPM website.