Medicare Appeals Council Review (Departmental Appeals Board (DAB))

If a party to an ALJ hearing is dissatisfied with the ALJ's decision, the party may request a review by the Medicare Appeals Council (Departmental Appeals Board (DAB)). There are no requirements regarding the amount of money in controversy. The request must specify the issues and findings that are being contested.

Time Limit for Filing Request Monetary Threshold to be Met Time Limit to Complete Appellant's Request Where to File
60 days from date of ALJ hearing decision receipt None 90 days from receipt date DAB or ALJ Hearing Office


View more information on the CMS Review by the Medicare Appeals Council webpage.

Last Updated Dec 09 , 2023