Table 4.12a
Facility payment options, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2006
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
Access to
Recovery
(ATR)
vouchers2
Other
Total  13,771 12,423 8,826 4,590 7,201 4,409 4,374 561 1,399   296 8,700 7,367
Facility operation      
Private non-profit  8,111  7,284 5,144 2,871 4,820 2,814 2,492 404   990   177 5,678 5,122
Private for-profit  3,807  3,733 2,490   917 1,258   901 1,030  15   301    71 1,851   928
Local, county, or community govt.    896    810   597   417   645   408   367  34    38    18   737   617
State government    441    379   301   233   306   189   202  25    37     9   323   326
Federal government    331    142   203    85    74    40   246  34    10    14    57   224
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    186    124   155    62    45    22   150   7     4     7    44   151
Dept. of Defense    101      3    27     7     5     3    84  12     1     5     2    35
Indian Health Service     42     14    20    15    23    15    12  14     5     2    10    36
Other      2      1     1     1     1     - -     - -   1     - -     - -     1     2
Tribal government    185     75    91    67    98    57    37  49    23     7    54   150
Primary focus of facility      
Substance abuse treatment services  8,577  7,682 4,819 1,749 3,805 2,201 1,813 433   945   186 5,298 4,635
Mental health services  1,050    973   871   736   775   507   588  11    65    12   671   512
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,715  3,430 2,878 1,927 2,422 1,615 1,801  84   364    86 2,532 1,938
General health care    223    180   184   147   135    57   143   6    13     3    90   151
Other/unknown    206    158    74    31    64    29    29  27    12     9   109   131
1 Number of facilities sums to more than the Total column because a facility could accept more than one payment option.
2 Available only in CA, CT, FL, ID, IL, LA, MO, NJ, NM, TN, TX, WA, WI, and WY.
- -  Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2006.

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