Table 4.13b
Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2006
Percent distribution
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  13,771  95.4  81.2  33.9  39.8   8.4  21.9  17.8   2.2   4.2  12.0
Facility operation    
Private non-profit  8,111  96.4  83.6  36.0  43.0   9.0  23.2  18.7   2.3   5.2  10.6
Private for-profit  3,807  93.4  81.7  28.8  37.5   6.3  15.0  15.6   1.8   2.4  15.1
Local, county, or community govt.    896  97.4  85.6  46.1  31.5   8.5  17.2  17.2   2.1   5.5   8.0
State government    441  98.0  82.1  41.0  46.5  11.8  27.9  25.2   2.3   2.5  12.0
Federal government    331  92.1  16.3   5.7   8.8  17.5  84.3  16.6   6.0   0.9  10.3
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    186  97.3  14.0   4.8  10.2  18.8  96.8  25.8   7.5      - -   3.8
Dept. of Defense    101  91.1  10.9   3.0   5.0  18.8  85.1      - -   4.0   3.0  17.8
Indian Health Service     42  71.4  40.5  16.7  11.9   9.5  26.2  16.7   4.8      - -  21.4
Other      2 100.0      - -      - -      - -      - - 100.0      - -      - -      - -      - -
Tribal government    185  80.5  60.0  18.4  22.7   1.6   5.9   8.1   0.5   1.6  28.6
Primary focus of facility    
Substance abuse treatment services  8,577  96.5  86.2  18.7  40.5   5.3  17.1  18.8   1.4   2.5  12.4
Mental health services  1,050  92.1  59.1  71.5  38.6  16.0  36.3  15.6   4.4   6.6   8.0
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,715  94.3  78.5  59.4  38.7  12.4  26.9  16.6   3.0   7.6  11.9
General health care    223  94.6  49.8  30.0  43.9  32.7  70.9  14.8   9.4   1.8  10.8
Other/unknown    206  85.4  68.9  17.0  31.1   1.9   6.3   7.8   2.4   5.8  18.4
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 -  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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