Table 4.16b
Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by type of care offered: 2008
Percent
Type of care offered     Percent1
Number
of
facilities2
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
Joint
Commis-
sion3
CARF3 NCQA3 COA3 Other State/
local agency/
organization
Total  13,688  95.5  81.5  34.3  41.0   7.3  20.7  20.5   2.8   4.9  12.3
Outpatient 10,977  95.5  82.0  36.3  38.8   6.9  20.3  20.9   2.7   5.0  12.2
Regular 10,106  95.2  82.3  36.8  37.3   6.0  18.5  19.7   2.7   5.0  11.6
Intensive   5,966  97.3  83.8  36.7  43.1   9.4  24.3  18.8   3.4   4.4  10.2
Detoxification  1,286  96.4  80.1  30.2  46.0  14.2  31.9  36.5   6.5   6.8  22.7
Day treatment/partial hospitalization  1,783  97.9  77.8  40.0  51.8  18.1  38.7  19.6   5.2   4.3  12.2
Methadone/buprenorphine maintenance  1,527  97.7  85.5  28.0  52.0  10.7  30.5  49.0   4.3   6.0  21.4
Residential (non-hospital)  3,644  95.6  82.2  25.5  47.0   4.2  18.1  20.9   1.8   3.9  13.5
Detoxification    920  98.2  84.1  35.3  52.0   5.7  29.1  23.7   2.3   2.2  12.7
Short-term treatment (30 days or fewer)  1,680  98.0  83.7  29.5  49.8   6.5  24.5  24.6   2.5   3.2  13.0
Long-term treatment (more than 30 days)  2,993  94.9  82.8  25.0  46.0   3.1  15.3  19.5   1.8   4.3  14.5
Hospital inpatient    843  98.7  56.5  46.4  71.2  56.6  83.3  13.6  11.6   5.8  10.3
Detoxification    748  98.5  54.4  46.9  71.4  58.2  84.5  13.8  11.8   5.7  10.7
Treatment    569  98.9  57.1  47.1  74.0  59.1  84.4  12.0  12.7   6.2  10.9
1 Percentages 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), 2008.

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