Table 4.13b
Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2005
Percent
Facility operation and primary focus Number
of
facilities
  Percent1
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  95.3  80.5  30.7  39.1   8.4  23.2  16.3   2.6   4.5  10.9
Facility operation    
Private non-profit  7,912  96.4  83.0  32.3  42.1   8.9  24.6  16.7   3.0   5.4  10.2
Private for-profit  3,571  93.6  81.8  26.3  37.6   5.7  15.7  14.7   2.0   2.6  12.8
Local, county, or community govt.    947  96.9  83.7  43.0  30.1   9.0  18.4  16.6   1.7   6.8   7.2
State government    453  97.4  78.1  37.3  43.7  11.9  31.3  24.1   2.4   3.8  13.2
Federal government    318  93.4  16.7   5.3   9.4  21.7  85.2  16.7   6.3   0.3   9.7
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    186  96.8  11.3   2.7   8.6  24.2  95.2  23.7   7.0   0.5   2.7
Dept. of Defense     93  96.8  16.1   7.5   5.4  22.6  91.4   3.2   4.3      - -  19.4
Indian Health Service     35  71.4  45.7  11.4  22.9   8.6  20.0  14.3   5.7      - -  22.9
Other      4  50.0  25.0  25.0  25.0      - -  50.0  25.0  25.0      - -      - -
Tribal government    170  68.8  48.2  13.5  19.4   1.8   7.1   8.2   1.2   1.2  17.6
Primary focus of facility    
Substance abuse treatment services  8,307  96.6  86.4  17.3  39.6   5.5  18.3  17.9   2.0   3.0  11.2
Mental health services  1,063  92.1  56.5  63.1  36.2  16.4  37.6  15.1   2.6   5.8   7.2
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,568  93.9  77.0  53.0  38.6  11.2  28.0  13.6   3.6   7.8  10.9
General health care    249  96.4  48.6  29.3  43.0  32.9  67.5  14.9  10.0   1.2   9.2
Other/unknown    184  81.0  66.3  19.0  35.9   3.3  10.9   7.1   2.7   4.3  19.6
1 Percents sum to more than 100 percent 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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