Can I Appeal a Medicaid Denial?

Denied. Is there a more unsettling word than that when you’re planning for your future or for the well-being of a loved one? This is a troubling reality: some Medicaid applications are denied. If that happens, you have the right to file an appeal. A Medicaid appeal is held before a hearings officer. The hearings officer is not a judge, but rather is an official who works for the appeals unit