Table 4.18b
Facility payment options, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2009
Percent
Facility operation and primary focus No. of
facilities
Percent1    
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  89.8  62.5  32.6  53.8  37.8  32.3   3.8   8.0   2.0  62.1  51.6
Facility operation      
Private non-profit  7,826  88.9  62.4  35.8  62.0  42.3  32.1   5.0  10.2   2.3  69.4  61.3
Private for-profit  3,959  98.4  62.8  22.5  34.9  27.6  26.9   0.2   4.9   1.8  48.0  23.1
Local, county, or community govt.    795  91.7  63.3  43.8  70.6  46.8  38.2   4.0   3.0   1.5  82.8  67.7
State government    401  85.3  64.6  45.4  67.3  50.1  44.9   7.0   7.5   1.0  69.3  77.3
Federal government    341  39.0  61.9  26.4  23.8  16.4  73.3   8.8   3.2   1.5  15.8  75.7
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    210  58.6  80.0  31.0  24.3  16.2  78.6   4.3   0.5   1.0  23.3  88.6
Dept. of Defense     91   1.1  22.0   5.5   5.5   4.4  79.1  11.0      - -      - -      - -  39.6
Indian Health Service     38  21.1  57.9  50.0  63.2  44.7  31.6  26.3  26.3   7.9  10.5  92.1
Other      2  50.0  50.0  50.0  50.0  50.0  50.0  50.0      - -      - -  50.0  50.0
Tribal government    191  44.5  54.5  47.1  65.4  41.9  29.8  12.0  11.5   1.6  35.6  82.7
Primary focus of facility      
Substance abuse treatment services  8,257  89.1  53.2  19.5  45.4  31.0  20.5   4.8   8.4   2.1  59.6  52.0
Mental health services    878  91.1  82.6  68.6  79.0  51.3  58.0   0.6   4.7   1.0  61.7  42.8
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 4,091  92.4  77.4  50.9  65.9  49.5  50.2   2.0   8.1   2.3  68.3  51.3
General health care    169  71.0  75.7  54.4  54.4  33.1  56.2   5.9   5.3      - -  46.2  72.8
Other/unknown    118  71.2  26.3  15.3  28.0  16.9  14.4  19.5   4.2   0.8  47.5  68.6
1 Percentages sum to more than 100 percent 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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