Table 4.17b
Facilities employing specific practices as part of their standard operating procedures,
by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2009
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  13,513  96.9  94.1  91.5  85.3  84.4  69.7  66.8
Facility operation  
Private non-profit  7,826  97.3  96.2  94.0  86.3  87.9  74.7  69.4
Private for-profit  3,959  95.7  89.9  86.3  84.2  77.3  60.1  63.3
Local, county, or community govt.    795  97.7  95.0  92.5  82.6  88.3  70.7  56.7
State government    401  97.0  94.3  95.5  89.5  89.3  79.1  62.3
Federal government    341  97.9  89.4  90.0  88.0  78.3  64.8  73.9
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    210  98.1  83.8  89.0  93.3  78.1  61.0  76.7
Dept. of Defense     91  97.8 100.0  92.3  80.2  80.2  75.8  65.9
Indian Health Service     38  97.4  94.7  92.1  76.3  73.7  60.5  78.9
Other      2 100.0 100.0  50.0 100.0 100.0  50.0  50.0
Tribal government    191  99.5  96.3  85.3  69.1  73.3  50.3  67.5
Primary focus of facility  
Substance abuse treatment services  8,257  97.1  95.6  91.9  91.3  84.3  70.4  71.2
Mental health services    878  95.6  85.4  89.6  53.4  85.0  63.7  44.6
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 4,091  96.9  93.4  91.2  80.7  85.4  70.3  62.7
General health care    169  95.3  84.0  87.6  79.9  75.7  63.3  62.7
Other/unknown    118  93.2  89.0  84.7  74.6  72.9  57.6  65.3
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), 2009.

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