Table 4.17b
Facilities employing specific practices as part of their standard operating procedures,
by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 30, 2007
Percent
Facility operation and primary focus Number of facilities Percent1
Required continuing education for staff Scheduled case review with supervisor Periodic client satisfaction surveys Periodic drug testing for clients Periodic utilization reviews Case review by quality review committee Outcome follow-up after discharge
Total  13,648  95.0  92.6  89.5  83.0  81.1  66.9  64.2
Facility operation  
Private non-profit  7,907  95.7  94.9  92.3  83.7  84.6  71.3  66.6
Private for-profit  3,906  93.7  88.5  83.6  82.1  74.0  57.9  61.3
Local, county, or community govt.    887  94.8  91.9  92.1  80.6  83.3  67.2  53.7
State government    431  94.9  92.6  92.1  84.7  85.6  72.6  65.0
Federal government    328  97.3  88.4  88.1  87.5  77.4  62.5  67.4
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    183  97.3  83.1  88.5  92.9  81.4  60.7  65.6
Dept. of Defense     94  97.9  96.8  92.6  81.9  74.5  70.2  67.0
Indian Health Service     42  95.2  90.5  81.0  73.8  66.7  52.4  76.2
Other      9 100.0 100.0  66.7 100.0  77.8  66.7  66.7
Tribal government    189  95.2  94.7  76.2  73.5  68.3  60.3  66.7
Primary focus of facility  
Substance abuse treatment services  8,360  95.5  94.3  90.1  89.2  80.8  67.2  68.9
Mental health services    949  91.0  84.1  88.5  50.9  83.2  63.9  43.3
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,957  95.3  92.4  88.9  78.4  82.3  68.3  59.9
General health care    189  93.7  74.6  88.4  72.5  81.0  55.0  56.1
Other/unknown    193  91.2  86.5  81.9  76.2  58.0  53.9  63.7
1 Percentages sum to more than 100 percent because a facility could employ more than one of the practices specified.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2007.

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