A FAIR HEARING
do I request a fair hearing?
can request a fair hearing by writing to the:
of Hearings and Appeals
can also request a hearing in person at the welfare office at 1220 W. Vliet
Street or FAX a hearing request to Madison at 608-264-9885.
can I request a fair hearing?
can request a fair hearing if:
has been denied or terminated.
been denied a medical service.
service you were receiving has been stopped or reduced, and you disagree
with the decision.
there a time limit for requesting a fair hearing?
have 45 days from the notice of denial or date of the termination
or reduction of your benefits to request a fair hearing. The request must
be received in Madison by the 45th day.
If you were not sent a notice of termination, reduction or denial, you
can appeal at any time.
my benefits stop if I request a fair hearing?
you request a fair hearing before the date of termination of your Medicaid,
or before a medical service is reduced or terminated, your benefits or
services cannot be stopped until a hearing decision is issued. A hearing
decision must be issued within 90 days of your hearing request.
If you receive a notice telling you that your Medicaid case will close
on May 1, and you request a fair hearing before that date, your Medicaid
must continue until a hearing decision is issued. If you do not appeal
by May 1, your Medicaid will close on May 1, but you still have 45 days
from May 1 to appeal, or you lose your right to appeal. If you win your
fair hearing, the county will be ordered to open your case back to May
that Legal Action of Wisconsin can help you request a hearing. Call 414-278-7722