Table 3.11
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to type of health insurance and actual/expected primary source of payment: TEDS 2004
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions - Supplemental Data Set.1]
Type of health insurance and actual/expected primary source of payment All admis-
sions
Primary substance at admission
Alcohol Opiates Cocaine Mari-
juana/
hashish
Stimulants Tran-
quil-
izers
Seda-
tives
Hallu-
cino-
gens
PCP Inhal-
ants
Other/
none
speci-
fied

Alcohol
only

With
secondary
drug
Heroin Other
opiates
Smoked
cocaine
Other
route
Metham-
phetamine/
amphet-
amine
Other
stimu-
lants
Total 1,875,026 416,510 336,954 265,895 63,243 184,949 71,438 298,317 150,402 1,007 8,558 4,487 2,408 3,272 1,209 66,377
Type of health insurance                
None 61.1 63.9 61.1 57.0 47.8 67.8 63.7 57.9 75.2 58.5 43.9 60.4 59.6 72.0 51.8 42.1
Medicaid 17.5 9.5 16.0 26.8 20.4 17.1 15.6 19.9 11.7 22.8 22.9 15.4 20.8 15.0 26.5 39.1
Private insurance 6.7 10.0 7.1 2.7 8.5 2.9 5.9 8.2 3.9 8.0 7.7 8.0 6.1 2.3 6.2 4.9
HMO 3.3 4.6 3.5 3.8 6.1 2.4 3.1 2.9 0.4 2.4 4.8 4.2 3.4 2.6 2.2 0.6
Blue Cross/Blue Shield 2.3 3.3 2.5 1.5 3.8 1.0 2.5 2.4 1.0 1.0 4.2 2.6 1.9 1.5 3.1 0.6
Medicare 1.7 1.9 1.8 1.8 2.3 1.7 1.4 0.9 0.6 1.8 3.4 2.8 0.9 1.5 1.6 3.1
Other 7.5 6.7 8.1 6.4 11.2 7.1 7.9 7.7 7.1 5.4 13.0 6.5 7.3 5.2 8.7 9.4
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 861,757 218,877 135,459 120,222 29,435 80,678 27,014 139,302 63,978 499 3,960 2,054 941 1,284 682 37,372
Actual/expected primary source of payment 2              
Self-pay 23.5 36.6 21.4 14.4 21.8 17.1 20.6 16.6 21.9 25.4 20.5 18.1 15.1 12.0 16.7 28.5
Medicaid 15.5 8.2 14.5 18.5 15.7 18.6 14.0 23.8 13.0 25.7 17.7 13.7 13.5 15.0 32.6 19.8
Medicare 1.0 1.1 1.0 0.9 1.2 1.1 0.8 0.6 0.4 1.4 2.8 1.5 - - 0.7 1.3 4.1
Other govt. payments 32.5 24.1 35.7 40.0 31.6 34.1 37.9 32.5 45.3 22.1 29.1 33.5 39.7 40.6 27.1 23.2
No charge 11.0 7.3 13.4 9.5 13.0 15.9 12.8 11.6 9.1 9.5 13.0 20.1 20.6 15.8 9.8 14.3
Blue Cross/Blue Shield 1.9 2.5 2.1 1.0 2.4 0.9 1.6 2.1 1.3 1.1 2.4 1.8 1.7 0.6 2.9 0.7
Other health insurance 5.6 6.9 5.5 4.6 8.1 4.0 5.9 6.4 2.6 5.6 7.3 4.7 4.3 2.2 4.6 3.0
Worker's compensation * * * * * * * * * - - * 0.1 - - - - - - *
Other 8.9 13.2 6.4 11.1 6.2 8.3 6.2 6.5 6.3 9.2 7.2 6.5 5.1 13.2 5.0 6.4
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 600,450 159,320 92,895 65,319 23,160 65,021 21,717 107,786 41,546 358 3,212 1,485 602 907 521 16,601
1 Supplemental Data Set items are not reported by all States. See Table 4.4 for details.
2 This information is collected at admission and may not correspond to the actual source of payment.
* Less than 0.05 percent.
- - Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 2.1.06.

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