Table 4.16a
Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by type of care offered: 2009
Number
Type of care offered     Number of facilities1
Total2 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-
sion3
CARF3 NCQA3 COA3 Other State/
local agency/
organization
Total2 13,513 12,838 11,085 4,644 5,490   935 2,665 2,932 357 660 1,159
Outpatient 10,905 10,358  8,971 3,987 4,194   711 2,143 2,403 289 539   942
Regular 10,050  9,520  8,300 3,714 3,743   570 1,803 2,098 267 500   874
Intensive   5,991  5,800  5,051 2,170 2,523   523 1,374 1,171 195 273   456
Detoxification  1,296  1,220  1,008   375   567   162   403   514  70  85   151
Day treatment/partial hospitalization  1,726  1,677  1,329   679   856   312   659   378  86  75   163
Methadone/buprenorphine maintenance  1,620  1,578  1,379   457   810   145   494   782  49  81   180
Residential (non-hospital)  3,520  3,350  2,884   894 1,627   158   604   794  65 141   330
Detoxification    879    855    740   293   433    59   227   239  27  26    68
Short-term treatment (30 days or fewer)  1,671  1,622  1,373   478   811   114   416   447  44  53   161
Long-term treatment (more than 30 days)  2,861  2,703  2,348   715 1,283    97   394   605  54 127   298
Hospital inpatient    797    777    462   366   576   458   643   124  92  49    54
Detoxification    713    694    399   331   512   419   575   112  85  41    50
Treatment    555    540    329   255   424   330   457    78  67  37    38
1 Number of facilities sums to more than the Total column 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 -  formerly 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), 2009.

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