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Managed Care Capitation Rate Review: Days Under CMS Review

This measure reports the CMS 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 CMS spent completing activities, such as reviewing data, assumptions, and methods.

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