Table 4.15a
Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 30, 2007
Number
Facility operation and primary focus Total   Number of facilities1
Any listed
agency/
organization
Licensing, certification, or accreditation organization
State
substance abuse
agency
State mental health dept. State public health dept./ board of health Hospital licensing authority JCAHO2 CARF2 NCQA2 COA2 Other state/ local agency/ organization
Total  13,648 12,979 11,100 4,642 5,588 1,009 2,869 2,685 410 666 1,565
Facility operation    
Private non-profit  7,907  7,612  6,633 2,889 3,458   612 1,752 1,640 245 457   770
Private for-profit  3,906  3,633  3,196 1,114 1,546   214   568   689  91 128   591
Local, county, or community govt.    887    865    767   409   303    73   152   168  28  41    77
State government    431    420    340   177   196    46   116   107  14  20    58
Federal government    328    298     44    16    38    58   263    60  26  13    42
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    183    176     23    11    24    41   174    56  20   7    11
Dept. of Defense     94     86      7     - -     - -    13    77     - -   3   4    18
Indian Health Service     42     32     12     4    13     3     9     4   3   2    12
Other      9      4      2     1     1     1     3     - -   - -   - -     1
Tribal government    189    151    120    37    47     6    18    21   6   7    27
Primary focus of facility    
Substance abuse treatment services  8,360  8,054  7,217 1,572 3,505   426 1,378 1,726 173 287   957
Mental health services    949    886    580   660   359   157   345   171  35  63    69
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,957  3,702  3,084 2,318 1,576   365 1,005   749 166 293   484
General health care    189    175     89    49    85    52   126    19  27  14    20
Other/unknown    193    162    130    43    63     9    15    20   9   9    35
1 Number of facilities sums to more than the Total column because a facility could report more than one licensing, certification, or accreditation organization.
2 JCAHO - Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations; CARF -  Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities; NCQA - National Committee for Quality Assurance; COA - Council on Accreditation.
- -  Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2007.

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