Table 4.13a
Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2006
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  13,771 13,135 11,184 4,665 5,476 1,155 3,017 2,445 304 578 1,647
Facility operation    
Private non-profit  8,111  7,822  6,779 2,921 3,489   726 1,880 1,515 186 419   859
Private for-profit  3,807  3,554  3,111 1,097 1,429   240   570   595  68  93   576
Local, county, or community govt.    896    873    767   413   282    76   154   154  19  49    72
State government    441    432    362   181   205    52   123   111  10  11    53
Federal government    331    305     54    19    29    58   279    55  20   3    34
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    186    181     26     9    19    35   180    48  14   - -     7
Dept. of Defense    101     92     11     3     5    19    86     - -   4   3    18
Indian Health Service     42     30     17     7     5     4    11     7   2   - -     9
Other      2      2       - -     - -     - -     - -     2     - -   - -   - -     - -
Tribal government    185    149    111    34    42     3    11    15   1   3    53
Primary focus of facility    
Substance abuse treatment services  8,577  8,276  7,392 1,605 3,472   451 1,467 1,614 119 211 1,060
Mental health services  1,050    967    621   751   405   168   381   164  46  69    84
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,715  3,505  2,918 2,207 1,437   459   998   618 113 282   441
General health care    223    211    111    67    98    73   158    33  21   4    24
Other/unknown    206    176    142    35    64     4    13    16   5  12    38
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 -  Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities; NCQA - National Committee for Quality Assurance; COA - Council on Accreditation.
- -  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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