Table 4.13a
Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2005
Number
Facility operation and primary focus Total   Number of facilities1
Any listed
agency/
organization
Licensing, certification, or accreditation 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  13,371 12,741 10,769 4,108 5,223 1,121 3,105 2,183 354 602 1,454
Facility operation    
Private non-profit  7,912  7,625  6,566 2,554 3,333   706 1,945 1,324 234 424   807
Private for-profit  3,571  3,343  2,921   938 1,344   204   561   526  71  94   458
Local, county, or community govt.    947    918    793   407   285    85   174   157  16  64    68
State government    453    441    354   169   198    54   142   109  11  17    60
Federal government    318    297     53    17    30    69   271    53  20   1    31
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    186    180     21     5    16    45   177    44  13   1     5
Dept. of Defense     93     90     15     7     5    21    85     3   4   - -    18
Indian Health Service     35     25     16     4     8     3     7     5   2   - -     8
Other      4      2      1     1     1     - -     2     1   1   - -     - -
Tribal government    170    117     82    23    33     3    12    14   2   2    30
Primary focus of facility    
Substance abuse treatment services  8,307  8,022  7,176 1,438 3,286   458 1,519 1,488 167 252   929
Mental health services  1,063    979    601   671   385   174   400   160  28  62    77
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,568  3,351  2,749 1,891 1,379   401   998   485 129 277   389
General health care    249    240    121    73   107    82   168    37  25   3    23
Other/unknown    184    149    122    35    66     6    20    13   5   8    36
1 Number of facilities sums to more than the Total column because a facility could report 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), 2005.

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