Table 4.14b
Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by type of care offered: March 31, 2006
Percent distribution
Type of care offered Number
of
facilities2
  Percent1
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
Total  13,771  95.4  81.2  33.9  39.8   8.4  21.9  17.8   2.2   4.2  12.0
Outpatient 11,152  95.6  81.8  36.2  38.1   8.3  22.6  18.1   2.3   4.5  11.7
Regular 10,177  95.4  82.3  36.8  36.3   7.3  20.8  16.9   2.4   4.7  11.3
Intensive   6,199  96.9  83.3  35.6  40.6  11.1  26.3  15.7   2.9   3.9  10.7
Detoxification  1,664  95.3  76.5  30.5  46.2  12.1  32.9  32.3   4.7   4.4  18.1
Day treatment/partial hospitalization  2,071  97.2  77.8  38.2  48.2  19.2  39.6  17.3   5.0   4.0  11.3
Methadone maintenance   1,396  97.9  83.2  24.4  53.7   9.6  34.0  49.0   2.9   3.9  18.9
Non-hospital residential   3,834  94.9  80.9  24.6  45.0   5.8  18.2  18.8   1.5   3.2  13.8
Detoxification    991  96.8  82.6  29.3  47.7  10.4  27.4  23.3   2.0   2.4  13.2
Short-term treatment (30 days or fewer)  1,720  96.5  81.4  26.5  46.9   9.4  27.0  21.9   2.0   3.1  12.9
Long-term treatment (more than 30 days)  3,214  94.2  81.4  23.6  44.3   4.3  14.3  18.4   1.4   3.5  14.7
Hospital inpatient    925  97.6  54.1  44.6  66.9  58.1  84.0  12.5   9.6   2.5   7.9
Detoxification    817  97.4  52.0  44.8  66.5  58.9  85.7  11.8   9.7   2.2   7.5
Treatment    620  97.7  56.8  47.9  72.9  61.8  83.7  12.3   9.5   3.1   8.9
1 Percents sum to more than 100 percent 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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