PURPOSE: This pamphlet gives the applicant for or recipient of Financial Assistance, Medical Assistance or food stamp benefits information regarding his/her right to a hearing, how to request a hearing, and the hearing process.
Number of Copies and Distribution: Each EU/authorized representative is to be given a copy of the pamphlet at each food stamp, Financial Assistance and Medical Assistance application, and when discussing the eligibility decision.
Description: The pamphlet includes the following information:
- Explanation of hearing rights;
- a description of the hearing process;
- frequently asked questions;
- the hearing decision and appeal process; and
- civil rights law.