Table 4.15b
Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 30, 2007
Percent
Facility operation and primary focus Number
of
facilities
  Percent1
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  95.1  81.3  34.0  40.9   7.4  21.0  19.7   3.0   4.9  11.5
Facility operation    
Private non-profit  7,907  96.3  83.9  36.5  43.7   7.7  22.2  20.7   3.1   5.8   9.7
Private for-profit  3,906  93.0  81.8  28.5  39.6   5.5  14.5  17.6   2.3   3.3  15.1
Local, county, or community govt.    887  97.5  86.5  46.1  34.2   8.2  17.1  18.9   3.2   4.6   8.7
State government    431  97.4  78.9  41.1  45.5  10.7  26.9  24.8   3.2   4.6  13.5
Federal government    328  90.9  13.4   4.9  11.6  17.7  80.2  18.3   7.9   4.0  12.8
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    183  96.2  12.6   6.0  13.1  22.4  95.1  30.6  10.9   3.8   6.0
Dept. of Defense     94  91.5   7.4      - -      - -  13.8  81.9      - -   3.2   4.3  19.1
Indian Health Service     42  76.2  28.6   9.5  31.0   7.1  21.4   9.5   7.1   4.8  28.6
Other      9  44.4  22.2  11.1  11.1  11.1  33.3      - -      - -      - -  11.1
Tribal government    189  79.9  63.5  19.6  24.9   3.2   9.5  11.1   3.2   3.7  14.3
Primary focus of facility    
Substance abuse treatment services  8,360  96.3  86.3  18.8  41.9   5.1  16.5  20.6   2.1   3.4  11.4
Mental health services    949  93.4  61.1  69.5  37.8  16.5  36.4  18.0   3.7   6.6   7.3
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,957  93.6  77.9  58.6  39.8   9.2  25.4  18.9   4.2   7.4  12.2
General health care    189  92.6  47.1  25.9  45.0  27.5  66.7  10.1  14.3   7.4  10.6
Other/unknown    193  83.9  67.4  22.3  32.6   4.7   7.8  10.4   4.7   4.7  18.1
1 Percentages sum to more than 100 percent 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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