Table 4.14a
Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by type of care offered: March 31, 2006
Number
Type of care offered Total   Number of facilities1
Any listed
agency/
organization
Facility 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
Total2 13,771 13,135 11,184 4,665 5,476 1,155 3,017 2,445 304 578 1,647
Outpatient 11,152 10,664  9,119 4,042 4,248   926 2,521 2,014 259 507 1,303
Regular 10,177  9,712  8,380 3,742 3,698   743 2,118 1,724 241 480 1,150
Intensive   6,199  6,006  5,161 2,207 2,519   689 1,629   974 180 243   663
Detoxification  1,664  1,586  1,273   508   768   202   548   538  79  73   301
Day treatment/partial hospitalization  2,071  2,014  1,612   791   999   397   820   359 104  83   234
Methadone maintenance   1,396  1,366  1,161   341   749   134   474   684  41  54   264
Non-hospital residential   3,834  3,639  3,103   943 1,724   222   696   720  59 124   528
Detoxification    991    959    819   290   473   103   272   231  20  24   131
Short-term treatment (30 days or fewer)  1,720  1,659  1,400   455   806   161   465   376  34  53   222
Long-term treatment (more than 30 days)  3,214  3,026  2,617   760 1,424   137   458   590  46 113   471
Hospital inpatient    925    903    500   413   619   537   777   116  89  23    73
Detoxification    817    796    425   366   543   481   700    96  79  18    61
Treatment    620    606    352   297   452   383   519    76  59  19    55
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 -  Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities; NCQA - National Committee for Quality Assurance; COA - Council on Accreditation.
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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