Table 4.18a
Facility payment options, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2008
Number
Facility operation and primary focus   Number of facilities1    
Total Type of payment accepted Sliding
fee
scale
Treatment
at no
charge for
clients who
cannot pay
Cash or
self-
payment
Private
health
insurance
Medicare Medicaid State-
financed
health
insurance
Federal
military
insurance
No
payment
accepted
Access to
Recovery
(ATR)
vouchers2
Other
Total  13,688 12,148 8,520 4,666 7,277 5,165 4,359 539 1,184   355 8,483 7,130
Facility operation      
Private non-profit  7,932  6,966 4,900 2,935 4,822 3,329 2,489 398   823   227 5,440 4,888
Private for-profit  4,015  3,900 2,548   972 1,409 1,105 1,116  14   262    91 1,969   943
Local, county, or community govt.    820    729   520   389   580   391   304  34    34    15   672   583
State government    427    356   270   209   285   212   179  36    36     9   295   327
Federal government    314    121   187    78    70    52   215  25    10     7    48   240
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    174    108   141    55    43    30   133   1     2     3    37   159
Dept. of Defense     93      1    21     6     4     5    74  12     1     1     - -    41
Indian Health Service     44     10    24    16    22    16     7  11     7     3     9    38
Other      3      2     1     1     1     1     1   1     - -     - -     2     2
Tribal government    180     76    95    83   111    76    56  32    19     6    59   149
Primary focus of facility      
Substance abuse treatment services  8,378  7,372 4,467 1,769 3,722 2,626 1,679 414   768   237 4,992 4,418
Mental health services    923    847   782   655   722   463   549   7    47    15   566   396
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 4,052  3,675 3,077 2,096 2,677 1,970 1,995  94   353    94 2,776 2,097
General health care    181    139   144   118   112    73   114   6     7     2    74   121
Other/unknown    154    115    50    28    44    33    22  18     9     7    75    98
1 Number of facilities sums to more than the Total column because a facility could accept more than one payment option.
2 Available only in AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC,  FL, HI,  ID, IL, IN,  IA, LA, MI, MO, MT, NJ, NM, OH, OK, RI, TN, TX, WA, WI, and WY. See table 6.20a for number of facilities accepting ATRs by State.
- -  Quantity is zero.
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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