Table 4.18a
Facility payment options, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2010
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  13,339 12,017 8,462 4,302 7,295 5,146 4,276 471 1,031   191 8,247 6,638
Facility operation    
Private non-profit  7,683  6,835 4,837 2,742 4,838 3,326 2,431 343   736   123 5,350 4,624
Private for-profit  3,985  3,930 2,587   868 1,448 1,134 1,084  11   205    54 1,903   855
Local, county, or community govt.    751    696   478   344   549   363   298  25    31     6   610   472
State government    380    327   243   164   247   180   150  33    26     2   272   283
Federal government    348    146   206    88    85    55   259  30     9     1    55   251
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    218    135   170    71    61    37   179   5     3     - -    48   181
Dept. of Defense     91      1    17     3     3     2    69  13     1     1     - -    35
Indian Health Service     36      9    19    14    21    16    11  10     4     - -     6    32
Other      3      1     - -     - -     - -     - -     - -   2     1     - -     1     3
Tribal government    192     83   111    96   128    88    54  29    24     5    57   153
Primary focus of facility    
Substance abuse treatment services  8,100  7,259 4,413 1,592 3,799 2,617 1,606 365   620   111 4,819 4,067
Mental health services    853    791   697   556   661   423   497   6    34    17   516   343
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 4,113  3,761 3,192 2,041 2,701 2,020 2,060  74   360    58 2,777 2,046
General health care    168    129   130    96    96    68    95  12    12     - -    83   121
Other/unknown    105     77    30    17    38    18    18  14     5     5    52    61
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: 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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