Table 4.17b
Facilities employing specific practices as part of their standard operating procedures,
by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2008
Percent
Facility operation and primary focus Number of
facilities
Percent1
Required
continuing
education
for staff
Regularly
scheduled
case review
with supervisor
Periodic client
satisfaction
surveys
conducted by
facility
Periodic drug
testing of
clients
Periodic
utilization
reviews
Case review by
appointed
quality
review
committee
Outcome follow-
up after
discharge
Total  13,688  96.2  93.7  91.1  84.5  83.7  68.7  65.9
Facility operation  
Private non-profit  7,932  96.2  95.4  93.7  85.1  87.3  73.0  68.0
Private for-profit  4,015  95.6  90.4  85.9  83.5  76.9  59.9  63.6
Local, county, or community govt.    820  96.6  92.9  93.4  82.8  86.2  69.3  56.6
State government    427  98.1  95.3  92.7  89.5  87.6  78.5  59.7
Federal government    314  98.7  89.2  90.1  86.3  75.8  65.0  72.0
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    174  98.9  83.3  91.4  96.0  75.3  63.8  71.3
Dept. of Defense     93 100.0  98.9  90.3  80.6  78.5  72.0  69.9
Indian Health Service     44  97.7  93.2  88.6  59.1  70.5  54.5  79.5
Other      3  66.7  66.7  33.3 100.0 100.0  66.7  66.7
Tribal government    180  98.9  95.6  79.4  71.1  71.1  57.2  67.2
Primary focus of facility  
Substance abuse treatment services  8,378  96.4  95.5  91.8  90.5  83.7  69.7  70.9
Mental health services    923  92.6  83.2  89.2  52.2  82.8  61.3  43.3
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 4,052  97.0  93.0  90.2  80.1  84.7  69.1  61.2
General health care    181  93.4  79.0  92.8  75.1  81.8  61.3  53.0
Other/unknown    154  92.2  89.0  85.1  76.6  63.6  52.6  61.7
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), 2008.

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