42 CFR § 405.1050 - Removal of a hearing request from OMHA to the Council.
If a request for hearing is pending before OMHA, the Council may assume responsibility for holding a hearing by requesting that OMHA send the hearing request to it. If the Council holds a hearing, it conducts the hearing according to the rules for hearings before an ALJ. Notice is mailed to all parties at their last known address informing them that the Council has assumed responsibility for the case.
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