Table 2.13
Admissions aged 12 and older by type of health insurance and actual/expected primary source of payment, according to primary substance of abuse: TEDS 2008
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
Metham-
phetamine/
amphet-
amine
Tran-
quil-
izers
Seda-
tives
Hallu-
cino-
gens
PCP Inhal-
ants
Other/
none
speci-
fied
Alcohol
only
Secon-
dary
drug
Heroin Other
opiates
Smoked
cocaine
Other
route
Total  1,893,640 437,204 347,058 267,335 111,251 152,819 61,152 321,648 121,485 11,234 4,416 1,709 3,853 1,224 51,252
Type of health insurance            
None  60.1  61.7  62.6  55.5  53.6  65.8  64.7  56.5  71.5  51.4  63.9  61.1  64.7  50.5  44.3
Medicaid  17.5   9.7  15.2  27.8  20.8  19.5  17.4  20.9  12.2  24.7  14.0  18.2  21.6  28.1  32.5
Private insurance   6.2   9.2   6.4   2.1   6.4   2.1   4.5   7.1   5.4   6.1   7.1   7.5   1.2   5.0   6.4
Blue Cross/Blue Shield   3.5   4.8   3.9   1.9   4.4   1.2   3.0   3.8   1.0   4.8   2.7   3.5   1.4   5.6   2.5
HMO   2.7   4.3   2.6   2.4   2.9   1.4   1.9   2.2   0.4   2.4   1.5   1.6   1.4   1.3   1.1
Medicare   1.5   1.7   1.6   1.5   1.8   1.9   1.4   0.8   0.7   2.2   2.2   1.2   0.7   1.0   1.8
Other   8.6   8.4   7.8   8.7  10.1   8.2   7.1   8.8   8.7   8.4   8.7   7.0   8.9   8.6  11.4
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
No. of admissions    866,842 235,273 142,708 121,834  55,307  61,968 26,120 141,820  48,815  5,394 2,465   773 1,739   606 22,020
Actual/expected primary source of payment2            
Self-pay  20.0  30.7  19.8  10.4  19.0  11.3  15.4  15.0  18.2  19.2  13.8  16.7   4.0  15.3  22.3
Medicaid  15.0   7.8  13.6  21.3  17.0  19.5  13.1  21.4   8.9  18.9  11.7  16.4  15.5  30.2  23.9
Medicare   0.7   0.8   0.7   0.7   0.9   0.9   0.7   0.4   0.3   1.5   1.2   0.7   0.1   0.6   1.1
Other govt. payments  35.9  28.0  36.8  42.3  38.0  38.4  47.6  37.4  50.0  32.6  52.0  36.4  60.0  26.6  19.7
No charge  11.7   8.2  14.0  13.4  10.5  17.6  11.2  11.6  11.3  11.0   9.8  14.2  13.8   7.8  14.1
Blue Cross/Blue Shield   1.8   2.5   2.0   0.7   2.0   0.6   1.1   2.0   0.8   1.8   1.8   2.4   0.2   3.0   1.4
Other health insurance   4.4   5.3   4.4   3.9   6.7   2.5   3.4   4.0   1.4   6.6   3.5   4.9   1.2   6.9   4.6
Workers' Compensation      *      *      *      *      *      *      *      *      *      *      - -      - -      - -      - -      *
Other  10.6  16.7   8.6   7.2   5.8   9.1   7.3   8.2   9.2   8.4   6.2   8.4   5.2   9.7  12.9
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
No. of admissions    656,629 179,273 111,128  69,459  42,687  50,345 21,372 120,477  33,789  4,061 2,022   550 1,211   537 19,718
1 Supplemental Data Set items are not reported by all States and jurisdictions.
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 8.31.09.

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