Table 4.12a
Facility payment options, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2005
Number
Facility operation and primary focus Total Number of facilities1    
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  13,371 12,127 8,871 4,504 7,065 4,845 4,511 539   397 8,474 7,186
Facility operation      
Private non-profit  7,912  7,144 5,204 2,823 4,755 3,059 2,634 386   251 5,505 4,944
Private for-profit  3,571  3,522 2,409   876 1,201   993 1,001  14    83 1,770   879
Local, county, or community govt.    947    865   648   437   659   457   399  35    20   766   656
State government    453    385   323   236   314   227   206  27    11   334   341
Federal government    318    131   197    64    49    47   223  32    17    42   230
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    186    115   154    45    26    28   141   6     6    35   158
Dept. of Defense     93      2    23     4     3     1    67  15     9     - -    39
Indian Health Service     35     11    19    14    19    17    14  10     2     6    30
Other      4      3     1     1     1     1     1   1     - -     1     3
Tribal government    170     80    90    68    87    62    48  45    15    57   136
Primary focus of facility      
Substance abuse treatment services  8,307  7,480 4,800 1,696 3,790 2,399 1,879 411   245 5,157 4,553
Mental health services  1,063    988   912   710   790   560   626   9    16   661   498
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,568  3,323 2,888 1,918 2,286 1,758 1,825  77   117 2,464 1,856
General health care    249    204   203   154   141    94   154  10     9   109   159
Other/unknown    184    132    68    26    58    34    27  32    10    83   120
1 Number of facilities sums to more than the Total column 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), 2005.

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