Table 4.17b. Facilities employing specific practices as part of their standard operating procedures, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2011
Percent
Facility operation and primary focus Number of facilities Percent1
Required
continuing
education
for staff
Regularly scheduled case review with supervisor Periodic client
satisfaction
surveys
conducted
by facility
Periodic drug
testing of
clients
Periodic
utilization
review
Case review
by appointed
quality review
committee
Outcome
follow-up
after discharge
Total  13,720 97.8 95.4 92.1 85.9 85.8 72.2 68.5
Facility operation  
Private non-profit 7,869 97.8 97.3 94.1 86.0 89.2 76.8 70.7
Private for-profit 4,194 97.5 91.9 87.9 85.7 79.9 63.8 66.3
Local, county, or community govt. 742 98.4 96.1 94.9 85.3 89.4 71.7 57.0
State government 351 97.7 97.2 93.7 88.6 90.3 79.8 64.4
Federal government 348 98.6 89.9 92.2 91.4 79.3 71.3 73.0
Dept. of Veterans Affairs 225 98.2 84.9 93.8 96.0 79.1 71.6 76.0
Dept. of Defense 89 100.0 100.0 93.3 87.6 80.9 76.4 66.3
Indian Health Service 30 100.0 96.7 80.0 66.7 76.7 60.0 70.0
Other 4 75.0 100.0 75.0 100.0 75.0 25.0 75.0
Tribal government 216 97.7 95.4 88.0 73.6 65.3 56.0 70.4
Primary focus of facility  
Substance abuse treatment services 8,094 97.8 96.8 92.1 92.0 85.2 72.4 72.3
Mental health services 877 97.5 87.6 92.1 56.9 87.7 68.3 45.8
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
4,385 97.9 94.7 92.3 80.8 87.2 73.5 66.4
General health care 190 98.4 88.4 90.5 77.9 81.1 63.7 63.7
Other/unknown 174 94.8 91.4 83.9 83.9 71.8 60.9 67.8
1 Percentages sum to more than 100 percent because a facility could employ more than one of the practices specified.
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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