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340:50-15-5. Right to appeal

Revised 9-15-16

When the household disagrees with the overpayment decision, the household may request a fair hearing within 90-calendar days of the date on the Notification of Food Benefit Overpayment notice per Section 273.15(g) of Title 7 of the Code of Federal Regulations.Upon notification from the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) Legal Services Appeals Unit or local county staff that the household requested a timely fair hearing, Adult and Family Services Benefit Integrity and Recovery staff ceases all collection efforts, including allotment reduction, pending the hearing decision.Per Oklahoma Administrative Code 340:2-5-63, an item mailed by DHS, is presumed to be received on the second day mail is delivered, following the date on the notice.

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