Table 4.14a
Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by type of care offered: March 31, 2005
Number
Type of care offered Total2   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
JCAHO3 CARF3 NCQA3 COA3 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
Outpatient 10,807 10,334  8,772 3,547 4,015   893 2,599 1,802 284 525 1,134
Regular  9,690  9,237  7,926 3,216 3,451   700 2,132 1,511 241 479 1,020
Intensive   5,698  5,535  4,715 1,787 2,262   633 1,630   805 200 251   556
Detoxification  1,455  1,405  1,136   439   697   191   499   514  83  65   200
Day treatment/partial hospitalization  1,859  1,819  1,415   634   869   373   796   282 107  67   198
Methadone maintenance   1,225  1,213  1,028   299   665   117   428   610  35  59   183
Non-hospital residential   3,678  3,478  2,985   854 1,649   190   676   637  88 122   466
Detoxification    905    879    778   257   440    66   242   201  26  21   101
Short-term treatment (30 days or less)  1,579  1,530  1,284   405   732   142   457   344  42  39   187
Long-term treatment (more than 30 days)  3,034  2,841  2,467   670 1,327   101   423   515  68 108   419
Hospital inpatient    986    962    535   405   625   541   797   113  84  16    84
Detoxification    834    819    432   352   537   495   725    89  77  15    63
Treatment    653    635    375   288   444   361   512    68  50  12    62
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 Number of facilities sums to more than the total because a facility could offer more than one type of care.
3 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.
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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