Table 4.19a
Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation of facilities with Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs), by type of care offered: March 31, 2006
Number
Type of care offered Total2   Number of facilities with OTPs1
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
JCAHO4 CARF4 NCQA4 COA4 Other state/
local agency/
organization
Total3  1,203  1,197  1,022   263   718   121   439   678  19  52   245
Outpatient  1,110  1,105    944   239   649    90   377   654  17  50   237
Regular    772    767    660   193   425    70   266   456  16  41   141
Intensive     337    333    272   106   193    59   168   155  12  17    56
Detoxification    680    679    585   142   386    39   195   434  10  35   172
Day treatment/partial hospitalization    143    141    112    52    84    42    96    46   9   7    15
Methadone maintenance   1,018  1,015    875   212   591    60   313   638  14  48   226
Non-hospital residential     139    139    111    38    80    34    80    57   5   4    13
Detoxification     86     86     69    21    49    20    53    34   3   3    11
Short-term treatment (30 days or fewer)     90     90     69    28    49    26    58    32   2   3     9
Long-term treatment (more than 30 days)     75     75     62    24    42    15    38    33   4   3     7
Hospital inpatient    134    131     90    48    92    76   119    18   4   5    16
Detoxification    124    121     81    45    83    71   111    17   3   3    16
Treatment     92     91     64    40    69    57    81    12   4   5    12
1 Facilities certified as Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
2 Number of facilities sums to more than the Total column because a facility could report more than one licensing, certification, or accreditation organization.
3 Number of facilities sums to more than the total because a facility could offer more than one type of care.
4 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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