Table 4.18b. Types of client payments accepted by facility, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2011
Percent
Facility operation and primary focus No. of facilities Percent1    
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 90.4 64.1 32.7 56.7 39.0 33.0 3.2 12.3 3.3 1.0 62.1 49.5
Facility operation    
Private non-profit 7,869 89.6 64.1 36.6 66.0 43.4 32.9 4.2 14.5 2.4 1.0 69.9 60.1
Private for-profit 4,194 98.6 64.4 21.9 37.2 29.1 28.1 0.2 9.4 2.1 1.2 48.5 21.0
Local, county, or community govt. 742 91.8 64.4 45.4 75.3 51.3 38.5 4.3 6.2 1.8 0.4 82.2 66.0
State government 351 84.3 65.5 41.6 67.0 51.0 42.2 7.7 10.3 2.8 0.9 70.1 74.6
Federal government 348 43.1 62.1 26.4 24.4 17.5 75.6 7.5 2.6 5.5 0.6 16.4 75.0
Dept. of Veterans Affairs 225 61.8 80.9 34.7 29.3 21.3 83.1 2.7 1.8 1.3 0.4 24.0 87.1
Dept. of Defense 89 4.5 18.0 2.2 2.2 1.1 75.3 15.7 1.1 - - - - 1.1 36.0
Indian Health Service 30 20.0 60.0 40.0 56.7 40.0 30.0 10.0 10.0 53.3 3.3 3.3 96.7
Other 4 25.0 - - - - - - - - - - 75.0 25.0 - - - - 25.0 100.0
Tribal government 216 45.8 58.3 52.3 68.5 46.8 28.7 7.9 25.9 63.4 1.4 31.9 81.9
Primary focus of facility    
Substance abuse treatment services 8,094 90.1 55.0 19.6 49.2 32.8 20.8 4.1 11.9 2.9 1.1 59.4 49.6
Mental health services 877 92.4 81.4 65.0 76.9 47.4 57.5 0.9 6.4 1.8 0.7 60.7 43.3
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
4,385 91.9 77.9 50.0 67.3 49.3 50.1 1.6 14.2 3.9 0.9 68.3 49.5
General health care 190 76.3 78.4 55.3 59.5 42.1 58.4 3.7 9.5 10.5 0.5 53.2 68.4
Other/unknown 174 73.6 36.2 17.2 34.5 23.0 16.7 13.8 10.9 5.7 4.0 50.0 59.2
1 Percentages sum to more than 100 percent 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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