Scheme Nickname: 
PFCRA hearings

This scheme implements the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act, and provides a defendant the opportunity to contest an administrative complaint by OPM for civil penalties (up to $5,000) or other monetary assessment based on submission of false or fictitious claims to OPM for payment, services, or benefits. The OPM reviewing official may issue a complaint only upon review and approval by the Department of Justice. (5 CFR Part 185)

Adjudication Levels: 
LevelName of OfficeSub-Agency/Bureau/Division:Are administrative appeals permitted from final decisions at this stage?
Hearing Level
Office of the Director
Yes (All Types of Cases)
Appeal Level 1
Types of Adjudication: 
Type A
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified
Is this a Major Adjudication: