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People who are served by public or private agencies may have specific rights. These rights generally affect people applying for services during the intake or eligibility determination process, and the termination of services by the agency. The rights of people applying for or receiving services should be explained verbally, as well as in written form or in the method of communication used by the applicant or recipient.
For information regarding disability rights and the appeals process see. “Disability Rights and Appeals Process Guide"
Asking that a decision be reviewed or that a higher authority review a lower decision
Know the Appeals Process, each program is different in terms of:
Nearly Every Program or Service has an Appeal Process
Every Program which receives state or federal monies has a formal due process or appeal - The first step may be a paper review. The first step may be a hearing officer.
Learn the Appeal’s process
How do you let the agency know of the appeal request?
Define what you want
What is the Issue?
Needs Are Not Necessarily Rights, They are expressions feelings or emotions, one’s desires. Desires and opinions is not the same thing.
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