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New York State Permaently Enjoined from Dismissing Medicaid Related Fair Hearing Without Sending Post-Default Inquiry Letter
08 Apr, 2017
On March 29, 2017, Judge Joseph F. Bianco permanently enjoined the New York State Department of Health (DOH) and New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) "from dismissing administrative appeals of defaulting Medicaid appellants who are not given at least ten (10) days to...
OAH Procedures Transmittal 16-08
08 Jul, 2016
On July 7, 2016, the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) issued OAH Procedures Transmittal 16-08, entitled "Rafferty v. Doar Alternative Format Documents." This important transmittal explains that "In March, 2013, a class of New York City residents who were blind...
OAH Procedures Transmittal 16-05
07 Jul, 2016
On June 14, 2016, the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) issued OAH Procedures Transmittal 16-05, entitled "Fair Hearing Decision Transmittal and Summary Page." In compliance with Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's Executive Order 26, signed October 6, 2011 [codified as...
OAH Procedures Transmittal 16-06
02 Jul, 2016
On July 1, 2016, the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) issued OAH Procedures Transmittal 16-06, entitled "Review of Disqualification Consent Agreement (DCA) and New Issue codes 170 and 443." This transmittal addresses a change in policy concerning jurisdiction to...
OAH Procedures Transmittal 16-04
06 Jun, 2016
On June 3, 2016, the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) issued OAH Procedures Transmittal 16-04, entitled Ramirez - Language Access Insert with Correspondence, to its Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) staff, including all Hearing Officers, and to local social...

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Which Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Will Conduct My Fair Hearing?
by Gene Doyle, LMSW At the top right hand corner of the Notice of Fair Hearing (OAH-457), i.e., the scheduling notice, there is a three digit code,...
27 May, 2017
OAH Procedures Transmittals
by Gene Doyle, LMSW The Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) issues periodic instructions to its staff and to local social services districts on...
06 May, 2017
Manual for Administrative Law Judges and Hearing Officers
by Gene Doyle, LMSW This 484 page manual, which is published by the New York State Department of Civil Service with assistance from the Government...
06 May, 2017
Effectively Searching OAH's Fair Hearing Decision Archive
by Gene Doyle, LMSW The Fair Hearing Decision Archive of the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) contains redacted...
06 May, 2017
Annual Statistics of Fair Hearing Decisions by Outcome Reasons on a Statewide and Local Social Services District Basis
by Gene Doyle, LMSW These annual statistics were obtained from the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) through the...
05 May, 2017


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Executive Order No. 131
by Gene Doyle, LMSW On December 4, 1989, Governor Mario M. Cuomo issued Executive Order No. 131, which requires every state agency responsible for...
26 Jan, 2016
Administrative Adjudication Plan of the New York State Department of Social Services (NYSDSS)
by Gene Doyle, LMSW In the January 30, 1991 edition of the New York State Register, the New York State Department of Social Services (NYSDSS)...
26 Jan, 2016
Biennial Reports
by Gene Doyle, LMSW Governor Mario Cuomo's Executive Order No. 131 requires state agency to file reports on their administrative adjudication plans...
10 Apr, 2017
New York State of Health (NYSOH) Appeal Decisions
by Gene Doyle, LMSW Since January 1, 2014, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) has administered the New York State of Health (NYSOH), a...
29 May, 2016
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