Table 4.15b
Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2003
Percent
Facility operation and primary focus Number
of
facilities
  Percent1
Any listed
agency/
organization
Organization
State
substance
abuse
agency
State mental
health dept.
State public
health dept./
board of health
Hospital
licensing
authority
JCAHO2 CARF2 NCQA2 COA2 Other state/
local agency/
organization
Total  13,623  95.3  81.2  33.8  31.5   9.9  24.4  12.9   2.6   4.5  13.7
Facility operation    
Private non-profit  8,258  96.2  83.4  35.0  35.3  10.5  25.1  14.0   2.6   5.2  13.1
Private for-profit  3,403  93.2  83.4  29.7  26.2   7.4  17.4   9.4   2.1   2.4  15.8
Local, county, or community govt    979  97.2  84.3  47.3  27.8   9.9  21.1  13.3   2.5   7.8   9.9
State government    475  96.8  78.1  42.3  35.8  10.9  31.6  16.8   5.1   5.3  12.6
Federal government    339  95.0  15.6   4.4   5.3  20.9  86.1  14.7   3.2   0.3  14.5
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    196  99.0  11.2   4.1   4.6  21.9  96.9  24.5   3.1   0.5   7.1
Dept. of Defense    102  96.1  15.7   3.9   3.9  25.5  90.2      - -   2.9      - -  23.5
Indian Health Service     34  73.5  35.3   5.9   5.9   5.9  26.5   2.9   5.9      - -  29.4
Other      7  71.4  42.9  14.3  42.9      - -  14.3  14.3      - -      - -  14.3
Tribal government    169  77.5  53.8  13.6  11.8   2.4   7.7  10.7   0.6   0.6  29.6
Primary focus of facility    
Substance abuse treatment services  8,351  96.6  87.4  18.5  31.6   6.5  19.4  12.8   1.8   2.8  14.3
Mental health services  1,157  92.4  59.5  71.0  30.9  16.4  36.1  16.4   3.5   6.5   9.8
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,600  94.4  77.7  58.7  31.1  13.8  30.4  12.2   3.9   8.0  13.7
General health care    249  92.4  42.6  27.3  41.4  41.4  66.3  13.7   6.8   1.2  10.4
Other/unknown    266  83.1  66.9  19.9  24.4   5.3  10.5   8.3   1.1   6.0  17.3
1 Percents sum to more than 100 percent because a facility could accept more than one licensing, certification, or accreditation organization.
2 JCAHO - Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations; CARF -  Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission; NCQA - National Committee for Quality Assurance; COA - Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services.
- -  Quantity is zero.
SOURCE:  Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2003.