U.S. Code of Federal Regulations
Regulations most recently checked for updates: Oct 02, 2023
(a) The FERCCA allows OPM, in its sole discretion, to compensate you for a monetary loss that is a direct and proximate result of your retirement coverage error.
(b) Monetary losses include payments of additional Social Security taxes, payment of additional retirement deductions, and other out-of-pocket expenses that you incurred because of a retirement coverage error.
(c) You must substantiate your claim for losses with any evidence that supports your request.
(d) OPM cannot pay you for:
(1) Claimed losses related to forgone contributions and earnings under the TSP, other than lost earnings on make-up contributions to the TSP as provided in subpart J of this part; and
(2) Claimed losses related to any other investment opportunities.