CMS released data Sept. 1 showing how quickly states processed new applications for Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program in the first three months of 2022.
According to the report, in January through March 2022, more than half of Medicaid applications were processed within 24 hours, and about two-thirds were processed within seven days.
In 20 states and Washington, D.C.,,more than 60 percent of applications were processed within seven days.
See the full list of how the states stacked up below.
Processed 80-100% of applications within 7 days
District of Columbia
Processed 60-80% of applications within 7 days
Processed 40-60% of applications within 7 days
Processed 20-40% of applications within 7 days
Processed less than 20% of applications within 7 days
State did not report data