MDCP Medicaid Fair Hearing Checklist

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MDCP Medicaid Fair Hearing Checklist

Please use our MDCP Medicaid Fair Hearing Guide with this checklist.

If you’re a parent or an advocate of a child who is enrolled in the Medically Dependent Children Program (MDCP), you can use this checklist to prepare for a Medicaid Fair Hearing.

Before You Get Started

Before you get started with the items below, does the child meet the criteria for a nursing facility at the time of the assessment? If so, then your child meets the criteria for MDCP and this checklist applies to you.

Preparing Documentation for the Hearing

Preparing a Fair Hearing Packet

The Hearing

Presenting Your Child’s Case

Closing the Hearing


Last updated: October 12, 2017
Publication Code: HC17

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