Scheme Nickname: 
Labor DFEC

A formal decision by the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) on a benefits claim may be reviewed by either a Hearing Representative in OWCP's Division of Federal Employees' Compensation or by the departmental Employees' Compensation Appeals Board (ECAB).

Adjudication Levels: 
LevelName of OfficeSub-Agency/Bureau/Division:Are administrative appeals permitted from final decisions at this stage?
Hearing Level
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
Yes (All Types of Cases)
Appeal Level 1
Comments/Notes on Adjudication Structure: 
Final action by the Secretary or his designee is not reviewable by any court.
Types of Adjudication: 
Type B
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified
Is this a Major Adjudication: