A party who appeals a decision made by the PA Department of Human Services (DHS) or PA Department of Aging (PDA) regarding services, benefits, or agency actions. The Appellant is the applicant or recipient appealing a determination of benefits. The Appellant role may include the following alternate actors:

  • Appellant Representative (Individual/Participant)
  • Provider
  • Family members
  • Community Partners
  • Authorized Representative (e.g. Attorney, Power of Attorney, etc.)