Merced County California
What should I expect after filing an appeal?
Merced County Department of Mental Health staff will investigate your appeal and respond to you in writing. You will receive two letters. The first letter will be a notice that we have received your appeal. The State Department of Mental Health requires that this letter be sent to you within one working day of receipt. The second letter will be sent to you with the results of the investigation. The investigation of your appeal must be responded to within 45 days of receipt.

Mental Health Problem Resolution - Appeals

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1. What should I expect after filing an appeal?
2. What is the difference between a standard appeal and an expedited appeal?
3. What if I do not agree with the results of the investigation?
4. What are my rights regarding access to my appeals file?

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