Table 3.11
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to type of health insurance and actual/expected primary source of payment: TEDS 2006
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 1,800,717 393,810 320,222 245,984 74,750 178,475 71,660 289,988 155,643 843 8,011 3,866 1,510 2,777 1,034 52,144
Type of health insurance                
None 59.0 61.4 58.8 55.8 48.7 65.7 62.1 54.6 71.9 64.8 40.9 62.9 58.2 71.9 43.5 41.8
Medicaid 17.9 9.6 16.0 28.3 21.5 17.9 16.3 22.4 13.0 18.0 26.7 16.4 18.2 13.5 31.3 33.4
Private insurance 6.8 10.1 7.3 2.6 8.0 2.8 5.5 7.6 4.6 7.2 8.1 6.9 8.8 2.4 7.7 7.2
HMO 3.2 4.4 3.5 3.3 4.2 2.4 2.9 2.7 0.4 3.0 5.0 1.7 3.0 4.1 1.2 0.6
Blue Cross/Blue Shield 3.1 4.4 3.6 1.9 4.3 1.2 3.5 3.2 0.9 1.7 4.2 2.8 4.2 0.9 3.3 1.9
Medicare 1.8 2.0 2.0 1.9 2.3 1.9 1.4 0.9 0.8 1.5 3.4 2.2 1.0 0.8 1.7 3.4
Other 8.3 8.1 8.8 6.2 11.0 8.2 8.3 8.6 8.3 3.7 11.8 7.1 6.5 6.5 11.2 11.7
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 811,508 210,469 127,316 109,588 38,272 73,403 29,375 127,126 60,292 460 4,477 2,076 692 1,057 572 26,333
Actual/expected primary source
of payment2
               
Self-pay 19.0 30.4 19.1 10.7 17.8 11.4 14.6 13.4 16.5 21.1 16.7 12.3 14.9 3.4 14.0 24.1
Medicaid 16.1 8.1 14.8 20.3 16.9 19.2 15.8 23.9 11.6 21.4 20.7 13.5 16.2 13.5 34.5 27.3
Medicare 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.8 1.0 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.3 1.1 1.8 1.0 0.4 0.1 0.8 3.3
Other govt. payments 36.9 28.5 36.9 45.7 38.1 37.7 44.7 37.6 51.8 17.1 32.8 50.8 40.4 51.4 32.3 21.7
No charge 11.7 7.9 13.9 11.8 12.5 17.6 12.5 11.7 10.2 6.8 13.6 12.2 15.1 17.7 4.9 13.9
Blue Cross/Blue Shield 1.5 2.3 1.9 0.6 1.7 0.6 1.2 1.7 0.8 1.4 1.6 1.8 2.2 0.3 2.8 1.1
Other health insurance 4.3 5.7 5.0 3.2 6.1 3.1 4.2 4.1 1.5 4.6 5.8 3.0 4.2 2.1 4.5 2.5
Workers' Compensation * * * * * * * * * - - - - - - - - - - - - *
Other 9.6 16.1 7.6 6.9 5.8 9.5 6.4 7.2 7.4 26.5 7.0 5.4 6.6 11.4 6.1 6.1
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 610,491 155,891 94,224 60,057 27,912 62,154 26,077 112,881 45,560 351 3,323 1,784 456 761 507 18,553
1 Supplemental Data Set items are not reported by all States and jurisdictions. 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 10.9.07.

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