Table 4.16a. Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by type of care offered: 2011
Number
Type of care offered     Number of facilities1
Total2 Any listed
agency/
organization
Licensing, certification, or accreditation organization
State
substance
abuse
agency
State mental
health
department
State
department
of health
Hospital
licensing
authority
Joint
Commis-
sion3
CARF3 NCQA3 COA3 Other State/
local agency/
organization
Total 13,720 13,042 11,357 5,040 5,814 999 2,550 3,120 390 713 808
Outpatient 11,101 10,586 9,232 4,309 4,499 765 2,047 2,555 306 586 663
Regular 10,295 9,789 8,586 4,035 4,070 632 1,720 2,248 275 547 614
Intensive  6,089 5,911 5,178 2,357 2,683 550 1,329 1,285 211 283 339
Detoxification 1,294 1,227 1,014 414 592 159 385 555 76 85 106
Day treatment/partial hospitalization 1,702 1,663 1,352 714 856 315 609 389 87 86 114
Methadone maintenance 1,223 1,207 1,071 352 694 98 329 783 48 80 124
Residential (non-hospital) 3,524 3,339 2,919 1,034 1,693 164 608 868 86 160 205
Detoxification 890 868 747 322 453 59 221 265 26 26 50
Short-term treatment (30 days or fewer) 1,779 1,726 1,476 580 909 123 447 512 46 65 109
Long-term treatment (more than 30 days) 2,881 2,711 2,400 826 1,362 110 407 664 71 143 181
Hospital inpatient 740 719 427 324 500 430 587 116 77 52 50
Detoxification 658 639 364 288 443 396 530 102 67 43 39
Treatment 548 535 324 242 389 348 441 76 65 41 42
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 Number of facilities sums to more than the total because a facility could offer more than one type of care.
3 Joint Commission was formerly JACHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations); CARF was formerly Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities; NCQA = National Committee for Quality Assurance; COA = Council on Accreditation.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2011.

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