Table 4.15a
Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2010
Number
Facility operation and primary focus     Number of facilities1
Total 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-
sion2
CARF2 NCQA2 COA2 Other State/
local agency/
organization
Total  13,339 12,612 10,924 4,712 5,519   949 2,556 2,909 371 664 1,075
Facility operation  
Private non-profit  7,683  7,361  6,509 2,972 3,374   578 1,541 1,830 236 498   559
Private for-profit  3,985  3,683  3,273 1,204 1,651   191   535   747  81 109   374
Local, county, or community govt.    751    733    668   314   234    58   110   136  16  20    35
State government    380    363    307   164   182    43    73   101  12  18    30
Federal government    348    318     49    17    28    72   285    69  24  17    35
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    218    206     26    11    13    48   201    60  15  12    10
Dept. of Defense     91     84      8     3     5    22    77     4   7   4    16
Indian Health Service     36     25     14     3    10     2     6     4   2   1     8
Other      3      3      1     - -     - -     - -     1     1   - -   - -     1
Tribal government    192    154    118    41    50     7    12    26   2   2    42
Primary focus of facility  
Substance abuse treatment services  8,100  7,758  7,001 1,710 3,424   382 1,259 1,824 159 290   677
Mental health services    853    763    487   564   269   119   257   170  29  62    45
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 4,113  3,856  3,285 2,375 1,739   402   933   885 174 303   332
General health care    168    156     82    41    62    45   105    20   9   6     8
Other/unknown    105     79     69    22    25     1     2    10   - -   3    13
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 Joint Commission - formerly 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.
- -  Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2010.

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