Subject: Request for Hearing — Filing Requirements
This transmittal updates the instructions contained in HALLEX I-2-0-40 to reflect the elimination of signature requirement when filing a request for hearing.
I-2-0-40(B)(1) has been modified to indicate that appeals may also be filed on the internet, due to the release of iAppeals.
I-2-0-40(C) introduction and sections 2-3 have been modified by the deletion of all references to the signature requirement. The language in section 3(2) has been modified to indicate that a signature is no longer required by either the claimant or the representative.
I-2-0-40(C)(1) has been deleted as signature proxy no longer applies.
Date: June 1, 2009