Facilities offering acupuncture services most commonly accepted cash or self-payments (85 percent), private health insurance (63 percent), or Medicaid payments (56 percent). Overall, most facilities that offered acupuncture also offered other ancillary services to support the needs of clients, such as substance abuse education, discharge planning, case management, and aftercare. Facilities that offered acupuncture were twice as likely as all substance abuse treatment facilities to offer special programs or groups for adolescents (64 vs. 31 percent) and persons with HIV/AIDS (20 vs. 10 percent).
Date Added: 8/15/09
Inventory #: NSSATS09-0730