Table 4.18a
Facility payment options, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2009
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  13,513 12,140 8,447 4,405 7,266 5,111 4,367 515 1,081   275 8,388 6,974
Facility operation      
Private non-profit  7,826  6,957 4,884 2,804 4,849 3,309 2,512 395   799   179 5,429 4,797
Private for-profit  3,959  3,894 2,486   891 1,380 1,093 1,064   7   195    72 1,901   913
Local, county, or community govt.    795    729   503   348   561   372   304  32    24    12   658   538
State government    401    342   259   182   270   201   180  28    30     4   278   310
Federal government    341    133   211    90    81    56   250  30    11     5    54   258
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    210    123   168    65    51    34   165   9     1     2    49   186
Dept. of Defense     91      1    20     5     5     4    72  10     - -     - -     - -    36
Indian Health Service     38      8    22    19    24    17    12  10    10     3     4    35
Other      2      1     1     1     1     1     1   1     - -     - -     1     1
Tribal government    191     85   104    90   125    80    57  23    22     3    68   158
Primary focus of facility      
Substance abuse treatment services  8,257  7,356 4,395 1,609 3,750 2,558 1,692 394   693   171 4,918 4,296
Mental health services    878    800   725   602   694   450   509   5    41     9   542   376
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 4,091  3,780 3,168 2,084 2,697 2,027 2,054  83   333    94 2,794 2,098
General health care    169    120   128    92    92    56    95  10     9     - -    78   123
Other/unknown    118     84    31    18    33    20    17  23     5     1    56    81
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, IA, ID, IL, IN, LA, MI, MO, MT, NJ, NM, OH, OK, RI, TN, TX, WA, WI, and WY. See table 6.19a 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), 2009.

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