Table 4.13b
Facility payment options, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2004
Percent
Facility operation and primary focus No. of facilities Percent1    
Type of payment accepted Sliding fee scale Treatment at no charge for clients who cannot pay
Cash or
self-payment
Private health insurance Medicare Medicaid State-financed health insurance Federal military insurance No payment accepted Other
Total  13,454  90.1  66.6  33.2  51.8  34.9  33.6   4.2  10.2  64.3  54.1
Ownership      
Private non-profit  8,053  89.8  66.1  35.0  58.6  37.1  32.1   4.9  12.3  70.1  62.1
Private for-profit  3,488  98.0  67.1  24.7  32.9  26.1  29.3   0.5   6.9  51.1  25.0
Local, county, or community govt.    956  91.8  72.0  46.3  70.0  49.6  44.1   3.5   7.1  81.6  71.3
State government    458  86.9  70.5  49.6  66.2  48.3  48.3   6.6   7.9  72.3  75.8
Federal government    327  37.3  58.4  17.1  15.0  12.2  67.9  11.0   3.7  16.8  73.1
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    185  58.4  80.0  21.6  15.7  12.4  75.1   2.7   3.2  24.9  87.6
Dept. of Defense    102   2.0  25.5   3.9   2.9   4.9  71.6  19.6   2.0      - -  42.2
Indian Health Service     34  29.4  41.2  26.5  41.2  29.4  23.5  23.5  11.8  20.6  85.3
Other      6  33.3  50.0  50.0  50.0  33.3  33.3  50.0      - -  33.3  83.3
Tribal government    172  41.9  52.9  39.5  47.7  37.8  26.2  27.9  20.3  29.7  82.6
Primary focus of facility      
Substance abuse treatment services  8,340  89.4  58.2  19.9  44.0  28.1  22.9   5.1  11.6  63.3  55.6
Mental health services  1,104  92.6  86.1  67.4  74.5  52.2  60.2   0.7   6.0  62.0  47.0
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,558  92.2  80.7  53.3  63.7  46.2  49.9   2.6   8.1  69.5  52.1
General health care    219  82.6  79.5  59.4  57.5  37.0  55.3   3.2   7.3  39.7  59.8
Other/unknown    233  75.5  45.5  17.6  34.3  25.3  20.6  12.9  17.6  52.8  60.5
1 Percents sum to more than 100 percent because a facility could accept more than one payment option.
- -  Quantity is zero.
SOURCE:  Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2004.