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This measure reports the state portion of the total number of days it took to review and approve states’ managed care base capitation rates and capitation rate amendments. CMS conducts actuarial reviews of these rates and amendments as part of an approval process. CMS often sends questions to states and requests additional information as part of the reviews. The total time of the review has two parts: (1) the time it takes CMS to conduct the review and (2) the time it takes states to answer questions and provide additional information.

This measure shows the number of days that states took to answer questions or provide requested additional information to CMS to allow the review to continue.

The orange dash-dotted line represents the mean, or average of all values. The purple dashed line represents the median, or middle of all values.