Table 4.16b
Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by type of care offered: 2009
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
department
of health
Hospital
licensing
authority
Joint
Commis-
sion3
CARF3 NCQA3 COA3 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
Outpatient 10,905  95.0  82.3  36.6  38.5   6.5  19.7  22.0   2.7   4.9   8.6
Regular 10,050  94.7  82.6  37.0  37.2   5.7  17.9  20.9   2.7   5.0   8.7
Intensive   5,991  96.8  84.3  36.2  42.1   8.7  22.9  19.5   3.3   4.6   7.6
Detoxification  1,296  94.1  77.8  28.9  43.8  12.5  31.1  39.7   5.4   6.6  11.7
Day treatment/partial hospitalization  1,726  97.2  77.0  39.3  49.6  18.1  38.2  21.9   5.0   4.3   9.4
Methadone/buprenorphine maintenance  1,620  97.4  85.1  28.2  50.0   9.0  30.5  48.3   3.0   5.0  11.1
Residential (non-hospital)  3,520  95.2  81.9  25.4  46.2   4.5  17.2  22.6   1.8   4.0   9.4
Detoxification    879  97.3  84.2  33.3  49.3   6.7  25.8  27.2   3.1   3.0   7.7
Short-term treatment (30 days or fewer)  1,671  97.1  82.2  28.6  48.5   6.8  24.9  26.8   2.6   3.2   9.6
Long-term treatment (more than 30 days)  2,861  94.5  82.1  25.0  44.8   3.4  13.8  21.1   1.9   4.4  10.4
Hospital inpatient    797  97.5  58.0  45.9  72.3  57.5  80.7  15.6  11.5   6.1   6.8
Detoxification    713  97.3  56.0  46.4  71.8  58.8  80.6  15.7  11.9   5.8   7.0
Treatment    555  97.3  59.3  45.9  76.4  59.5  82.3  14.1  12.1   6.7   6.8
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 -  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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