Table 4.18b
Facility payment options, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 30, 2007
Percent
Facility operation and primary focus No. of facilities Percent1    
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  59.6  51.8  53.9  46.7  40.6  32.1   2.9   9.9   2.6  61.8  52.5
Facility operation      
Private non-profit  7,907  61.7  52.7  54.0  53.3  45.8  33.2   3.6  11.7   3.0  68.6  62.2
Private for-profit  3,906  59.0  48.5  53.2  30.0  27.2  25.2   0.2   7.9   2.3  48.0  24.2
Local, county, or community govt.    887  59.6  56.1  62.6  63.5  55.4  42.6   2.9   4.8   1.9  82.2  67.2
State government    431  59.9  54.8  64.0  61.3  51.3  40.6   3.2   8.8   2.1  73.5  75.4
Federal government    328  30.2  59.5  27.4  21.6  17.7  48.8   8.5   2.7   0.9  12.2  67.4
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    183  38.8  80.3  41.0  27.3  20.2  52.5   2.7   1.1   1.6  18.6  83.1
Dept. of Defense     94   9.6  37.2   4.3   5.3   4.3  57.4  14.9      - -      - -      - -  30.9
Indian Health Service     42  31.0  26.2  23.8  33.3  38.1  23.8  16.7  14.3      - -   9.5  78.6
Other      9  66.7  22.2  11.1  22.2  11.1      - -  22.2  11.1      - -  22.2  77.8
Tribal government    189  36.5  40.7  42.9  49.7  42.9  31.2  15.9  11.1   3.2  31.2  81.0
Primary focus of facility      
Substance abuse treatment services  8,360  59.0  42.7  45.5  37.4  33.3  22.4   3.5  10.7   2.6  59.8  52.8
Mental health services    949  62.7  75.1  77.1  72.5  58.2  56.4   0.5   6.1   1.1  62.2  48.1
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,957  60.2  65.3  66.6  60.3  52.6  46.7   1.8   9.2   3.0  67.8  52.0
General health care    189  53.4  75.1  66.1  59.8  39.2  48.7   3.7   8.5   2.1  39.7  60.8
Other/unknown    193  63.7  32.1  29.5  30.1  21.2  18.1   9.8   6.7   6.2  47.2  61.7
1 Percents sum to more than 100 percent 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 6.20b for percent 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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