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WAC 388-02-0217

When do ALJs conduct the hearing and enter the hearing decision as an initial order or a final order?

(1) As provided for in WAC 388-02-0218, ALJs do not conduct hearings involving cases brought by contractors for the delivery of nursing facility services under WAC 388-96-904(5).
(2) ALJs conduct the hearing and enter the hearing decision as a final order only in cases pertaining to:
(a) Eligibility for the following programs:
(i) Food assistance;
(ii) General assistance, except for general assistance expedited medicaid (GAX);
(iii) Refugee assistance; or
(iv) Telephone assistance.
(b) Child support under chapter 388-14A WAC, except for cases relating to parent address disclosure under WAC 388-14A-2114 through 388-14A-2140 or claims of good cause for not cooperating with the division of child support under WAC 388-14A-2040 through 388-14A-2075 and WAC 388-422-0020;
(c) Juvenile parole revocation under chapter 388-740 WAC;
(d) Juvenile rehabilitation cost reimbursement under chapter 388-720 WAC;
(e) Vocational rehabilitation services under chapter 388-891 WAC; or
(f) Vendor overpayments, except for provider overpayment cases where the hearing is requested by a provider under chapter 388-502 or 388-502A WAC.
(3) ALJs conduct the hearing and enter the hearing decision as an initial order in all other cases.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 34.05.020, 34.05.220, 42 C.F.R. 431.10 (e)(3), 45 C.F.R. 205.100 (b)(3), chapter 34.05 RCW, Parts IV and V. WSR 08-21-144, ยง 388-02-0217, filed 10/21/08, effective 11/21/08.]
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