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(10.35) What happens after the fair hearing?

(10.35) What happens after the fair hearing?

After your hearing, the ALJ has 10 days to write a decision. You must get the decision no more than 80 days after you appealed.[1]§ 4712.5(a). The ALJ’s decision must:

  • Be written in simple, everyday language
  • Include a summary of the facts
  • Name the evidence the ALJ used to make the decision[2]§ 4712.5(b).
  • Include a decision on every issue or question in the hearing request and presented during the hearing
  • State the laws, regulations, and policies that support the ALJ’s decision.

References
1 § 4712.5(a).
2 § 4712.5(b).