Office of Personnel Management: Retirement Systems Modernization Program Faces Numerous Challenges

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A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) manages the systems that process retirement benefits for most federal civilian employees. In fiscal year 2003, over 198,000 claims were processed and over $50 billion in benefits was paid through OPM's retirement systems. OPM is trying to modernize these systems through a program called Retirement Systems Modernization (RSM). The conference report accompanying the fiscal year 2004 OPM appropriations act directed us to review the management of and challenges facing RSM. Specifically, our objectives were to determine (1) the current status ... continued below

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United States. Government Accountability Office. February 28, 2005.

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A letter report issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) manages the systems that process retirement benefits for most federal civilian employees. In fiscal year 2003, over 198,000 claims were processed and over $50 billion in benefits was paid through OPM's retirement systems. OPM is trying to modernize these systems through a program called Retirement Systems Modernization (RSM). The conference report accompanying the fiscal year 2004 OPM appropriations act directed us to review the management of and challenges facing RSM. Specifically, our objectives were to determine (1) the current status of and plans for OPM's RSM program and (2) the challenges OPM faces in successfully managing the program."

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United States. Government Accountability Office. Office of Personnel Management: Retirement Systems Modernization Program Faces Numerous Challenges, report, February 28, 2005; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc302803/: accessed April 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.