WAC 182-526-0095 Requesting a hearing.

Effective March 16, 2017

  1. A hearing request may be made orally or in writing, unless a rule requires otherwise. If an oral request is allowed by rule, an oral request for hearing can be made to a health care authority (HCA) employee, HCA's authorized agent, or to the office of administrative hearings (OAH) employee in person, by telephone, or by voicemail.
  2. Program rules may require a specific method and location for sending a written request for hearing. A written request for hearing should be sent to the location specified in the notice.
  3. A hearing request should contain:
    1. The requestor's name;
    2. The requestor's address;
    3. The requestor's telephone number;
    4. The applicant's, recipient's, or provider's identification number;
    5. A description of each agency action being contested;
    6. A brief explanation of why the person or entity disagrees with HCA's action; and
    7. Any accommodation to help the requestor fully participate in the hearing, including a foreign or sign language interpreter or any other accommodation for an individual with a disability.

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