Table 4.15b
Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2009
Percent
Facility operation and primary focus     Percent1
Number
of
facilities
Any listed
agency/
organization
Licensing, certification, or accreditation organization
State
substance
abuse
agency
State mental
health dept.
State
department
of health
Hospital
licensing
authority
Joint
Commis-
sion2
CARF2 NCQA2 COA2 Other State/
local agency/
organization
Total  13,513  95.0  82.0  34.4  40.6   6.9  19.7  21.7   2.6   4.9   8.6
Facility operation    
Private non-profit  7,826  96.3  84.7  37.8  43.3   7.2  21.0  23.5   2.8   6.2   7.8
Private for-profit  3,959  92.5  82.4  28.4  39.7   4.9  13.0  19.1   2.1   3.1  10.3
Local, county, or community govt.    795  97.1  88.4  42.6  32.6   8.1  15.2  18.7   2.3   2.6   4.5
State government    401  97.3  79.1  40.6  47.6  12.5  23.9  25.9   3.0   5.7   9.5
Federal government    341  94.1  14.7   6.7   8.5  18.2  81.8  18.2   5.6   3.5   9.7
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    210  96.7  10.5   5.2   7.6  19.0  94.8  25.7   5.7   2.9   2.9
Dept. of Defense     91  93.4   9.9   3.3   4.4  22.0  79.1   2.2   7.7   6.6  17.6
Indian Health Service     38  81.6  47.4  21.1  21.1   5.3  15.8  15.8      - -      - -  28.9
Other      2 100.0  50.0  50.0  50.0      - - 100.0      - -      - -      - -      - -
Tribal government    191  82.7  64.9  19.9  27.7   2.1   5.8  11.5   1.0   0.5  18.8
Primary focus of facility    
Substance abuse treatment services  8,257  96.2  87.3  20.0  40.8   4.6  15.7  22.5   1.8   3.7   8.7
Mental health services    878  91.3  57.7  70.0  36.4  15.5  33.5  20.8   3.9   6.5   6.4
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 4,091  93.8  78.8  56.5  41.8   9.2  23.5  21.0   3.9   7.0   8.8
General health care    169  91.1  44.4  19.5  36.1  24.9  61.5   9.5   6.5   5.3   7.7
Other/unknown    118  81.4  63.6  24.6  27.1   3.4   5.9   9.3   0.8   3.4   9.3
1 Percentages sum to more than 100 percent because a facility could report more than one licensing, certification, or accreditation organization.
2 Joint Commission - formerly JCAHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations); CARF -  formerly Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities; NCQA - National Committee for Quality Assurance; COA - Council on Accreditation.
- -  Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2009.

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