Per Chapter 6 of the Reserve Policy Manual; COMDTINST M1001.28 (series), Commandant (CG-13) is the appeal authority for Reserve Incapacitation Benefits (RIBs). RIBs include Medical Hold orders, Active Duty for Health Care (ADHC) orders, Notice of Eligibility (NOE), and Incapacitation Pay. Should a member disagree with RPM’s determination concerning their RIB request, the member should submit an appeal as outlined below.
NOTE: The appeal process for RIBs differs from the appeal process for Line of Duty (LOD) determinations. The appeal process for LOD determinations is addressed in Chapter 7 of the Administrative Investigation Manual; COMDTINST M5830.1 (series).
District(dxr), DOL-1 or PAC-13 (as appropriate):