When an agreement has been reached that there may have been an IPV, and the individual has been given the option to waive the hearing by signing a Waiver of Administrative Disqualification Hearing Consent Agreement (IM-161), but has chosen not to waive the ADH, the hearing must be initiated.
Initiate the ADH by:
- entering Y in the ADH field on the CARS Change Claim Information (OVCC) screen
- forwarding the Advance Notice of Your Administrative Disqualification Hearing (IM-160) and the FSD/WIU Investigation Tracking Sheet to the Hearing Unit. The IM-161 and Withdrawal of Waiver of Administrative Disqualification Hearing Consent Agreement (IM-161A) are not forwarded to the Hearing Unit because they have already been offered, and cannot be offered again.
The FSD/WIU Tracking Form must state that the IM-161 was offered and the individual chose not to sign the form.