Table 4.12b
Facility payment options, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2005
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  13,371  90.7  66.3  33.7  52.8  36.2  33.7   4.0   3.0  63.4  53.7
Ownership      
Private non-profit  7,912  90.3  65.8  35.7  60.1  38.7  33.3   4.9   3.2  69.6  62.5
Private for-profit  3,571  98.6  67.5  24.5  33.6  27.8  28.0   0.4   2.3  49.6  24.6
Local, county, or community govt.    947  91.3  68.4  46.1  69.6  48.3  42.1   3.7   2.1  80.9  69.3
State government    453  85.0  71.3  52.1  69.3  50.1  45.5   6.0   2.4  73.7  75.3
Federal government    318  41.2  61.9  20.1  15.4  14.8  70.1  10.1   5.3  13.2  72.3
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    186  61.8  82.8  24.2  14.0  15.1  75.8   3.2   3.2  18.8  84.9
Dept. of Defense     93   2.2  24.7   4.3   3.2   1.1  72.0  16.1   9.7      - -  41.9
Indian Health Service     35  31.4  54.3  40.0  54.3  48.6  40.0  28.6   5.7  17.1  85.7
Other      4  75.0  25.0  25.0  25.0  25.0  25.0  25.0      - -  25.0  75.0
Tribal government    170  47.1  52.9  40.0  51.2  36.5  28.2  26.5   8.8  33.5  80.0
Primary focus of facility      
Substance abuse treatment services  8,307  90.0  57.8  20.4  45.6  28.9  22.6   4.9   2.9  62.1  54.8
Mental health services  1,063  92.9  85.8  66.8  74.3  52.7  58.9   0.8   1.5  62.2  46.8
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,568  93.1  80.9  53.8  64.1  49.3  51.1   2.2   3.3  69.1  52.0
General health care    249  81.9  81.5  61.8  56.6  37.8  61.8   4.0   3.6  43.8  63.9
Other/unknown    184  71.7  37.0  14.1  31.5  18.5  14.7  17.4   5.4  45.1  65.2
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), 2005.

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