Table 4.12b
Facility payment options, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2006
Percent distribution
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
Access to
Recovery
(ATR)
vouchers2
Other
Total  13,771  90.2  64.1  33.3  52.3  32.0  31.8   4.1  10.2   2.1  63.2  53.5
Facility operation      
Private non-profit  8,111  89.8  63.4  35.4  59.4  34.7  30.7   5.0  12.2   2.2  70.0  63.1
Private for-profit  3,807  98.1  65.4  24.1  33.0  23.7  27.1   0.4   7.9   1.9  48.6  24.4
Local, county, or community govt.    896  90.4  66.6  46.5  72.0  45.5  41.0   3.8   4.2   2.0  82.3  68.9
State government    441  85.9  68.3  52.8  69.4  42.9  45.8   5.7   8.4   2.0  73.2  73.9
Federal government    331  42.9  61.3  25.7  22.4  12.1  74.3  10.3   3.0   4.2  17.2  67.7
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    186  66.7  83.3  33.3  24.2  11.8  80.6   3.8   2.2   3.8  23.7  81.2
Dept. of Defense    101   3.0  26.7   6.9   5.0   3.0  83.2  11.9   1.0   5.0   2.0  34.7
Indian Health Service     42  33.3  47.6  35.7  54.8  35.7  28.6  33.3  11.9   4.8  23.8  85.7
Other      2  50.0  50.0  50.0  50.0      - -      - -  50.0      - -      - -  50.0 100.0
Tribal government    185  40.5  49.2  36.2  53.0  30.8  20.0  26.5  12.4   3.8  29.2  81.1
Primary focus of facility      
Substance abuse treatment services  8,577  89.6  56.2  20.4  44.4  25.7  21.1   5.0  11.0   2.2  61.8  54.0
Mental health services  1,050  92.7  83.0  70.1  73.8  48.3  56.0   1.0   6.2   1.1  63.9  48.8
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,715  92.3  77.5  51.9  65.2  43.5  48.5   2.3   9.8   2.3  68.2  52.2
General health care    223  80.7  82.5  65.9  60.5  25.6  64.1   2.7   5.8   1.3  40.4  67.7
Other/unknown    206  76.7  35.9  15.0  31.1  14.1  14.1  13.1   5.8   4.4  52.9  63.6
1 Percents sum to more than 100 percent 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. See table 6.14 for percent of facilities accepting ATRs by State.
- -  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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