Table 4.18a. Types of client payments accepted by facility, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2011
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
IHS/638
contract
care
funds
Other
Total  13,720 12,407 8,791 4,482 7,777 5,355 4,528 443 1,682 454 140 8,519 6,798
Facility operation    
Private non-profit 7,869 7,047 5,042 2,877 5,190 3,414 2,592 333 1,142 185 77 5,503 4,728
Private for-profit 4,194 4,134 2,699 917 1,560 1,219 1,177 8 393 90 52 2,034 880
Local, county, or community govt. 742 681 478 337 559 381 286 32 46 13 3 610 490
State government 351 296 230 146 235 179 148 27 36 10 3 246 262
Federal government 348 150 216 92 85 61 263 26 9 19 2 57 261
Dept. of Veterans Affairs 225 139 182 78 66 48 187 6 4 3 1 54 196
Dept. of Defense 89 4 16 2 2 1 67 14 1 - - - - 1 32
Indian Health Service 30 6 18 12 17 12 9 3 3 16 1 1 29
Other 4 1 - - - - - - - - - - 3 1 - - - - 1 4
Tribal government 216 99 126 113 148 101 62 17 56 137 3 69 177
Primary focus of facility    
Substance abuse treatment services 8,094 7,295 4,451 1,585 3,980 2,657 1,685 332 965 237 88 4,805 4,013
Mental health services 877 810 714 570 674 416 504 8 56 16 6 532 380
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
4,385 4,029 3,414 2,192 2,950 2,162 2,199 72 624 171 38 2,994 2,172
General health care 190 145 149 105 113 80 111 7 18 20 1 101 130
Other/unknown 174 128 63 30 60 40 29 24 19 10 7 87 103
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), 2011.

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