You have the right to ask for a Medicaid Fair Hearing. You can do this at any time by calling the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance at:
By mail: New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
Office of Administrative Hearings
Managed Care Hearing Unit
P.O. Box 22023
Albany, NY 12201-2023
By phone: (800) 342-3334
TTY/TDD: (800) 662-1220 or 711
For hearing impaired without access to relay equipment, call (877) 502-6155 and request that the operator contact the State of New York.
By fax: (518) 473-6735
By internet: http://otda.ny.gov/oah/FHReq.asp
You, your doctor, or someone else, with your written approval, may call or write to ask for a hearing. You must request this hearing in (60) days or less from the first decision.
You will receive a letter from the hearing officer. The letter will tell you the date and time of the hearing. The letter tells you how to get ready for the hearing. You may have the meeting by phone or in person. You have the chance to explain why you asked for the service. The hearing office will review the case and make a decision.
The Fair Hearing officer will give you a final decision.