Table 4.18a
Facility payment options, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 30, 2007
Number
Facility operation and primary focus Total Number of facilities1    
Type of payment accepted Sliding fee scale Treatment at no charge for clients who cannot pay
Cash or self-payment Private health insurance Medicare Medicaid State-financed health insurance Federal military insurance No payment accepted Access to Recovery (ATR) vouchers2 Other
Total  13,648  8,136 7,069 7,354 6,375 5,536 4,380 391 1,345   361 8,440 7,163
Facility operation      
Private non-profit  7,907  4,877 4,167 4,273 4,213 3,623 2,624 286   927   238 5,421 4,922
Private for-profit  3,906  2,304 1,896 2,079 1,170 1,062   984   7   307    88 1,874   946
Local, county, or community govt.    887    529   498   555   563   491   378  26    43    17   729   596
State government    431    258   236   276   264   221   175  14    38     9   317   325
Federal government    328     99   195    90    71    58   160  28     9     3    40   221
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    183     71   147    75    50    37    96   5     2     3    34   152
Dept. of Defense     94      9    35     4     5     4    54  14     - -     - -     - -    29
Indian Health Service     42     13    11    10    14    16    10   7     6     - -     4    33
Other      9      6     2     1     2     1     - -   2     1     - -     2     7
Tribal government    189     69    77    81    94    81    59  30    21     6    59   153
Primary focus of facility      
Substance abuse treatment services  8,360  4,934 3,568 3,804 3,128 2,786 1,872 290   892   218 5,001 4,416
Mental health services    949    595   713   732   688   552   535   5    58    10   590   456
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,957  2,383 2,584 2,636 2,388 2,083 1,846  70   366   117 2,683 2,057
General health care    189    101   142   125   113    74    92   7    16     4    75   115
Other/unknown    193    123    62    57    58    41    35  19    13    12    91   119
1 Number of facilities sums to more than the Total column because a facility could accept more than one payment option.
2 Available only in CA, CT, FL, ID, IL, LA, MO, NJ, NM, TN, TX, WA, WI, and WY. See table 6.20a for number of facilities accepting ATRs by State.
- -  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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