Departmental Appeals Board (DAB)

Important Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Departmental Appeals Board (DAB) is experiencing delays in processing documents received by mail. To avoid delay, we strongly encourage appellants and parties to file appeals, requests for review, motions, and all other case-related documents through our online e-filing system. 

You may register for and access the online filing system at the links below:

The Departmental Appeals Board (DAB) provides impartial, independent review of disputed decisions under more than 60 statutory provisions.

DAB Highlights

Filing an Appeal Online

You can file appeals to the Board or DAB Administrative Law Judges online.

Different Appeals at DAB

Find out whether to file your appeal with the Board, the DAB ALJs, or the Medicare Appeals Council.

DAB Decisions

You can research prior decisions by the Board, DAB ALJs, and the Medicare Appeals Council.

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Services

DAB offers mediation and other ADR services in certain appeals filed with the Board and in other disputes. We offer conflict resolution training too.

Stakeholder Feedback

Provide feedback on DAB's procedures or suggest precedential Medicare Appeals Council decisions.


Learn about career and internship opportunities at the DAB.

About DAB

Learn about DAB’s structure, opportunities, and contact information.
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