Regulatory Approval and Compliance
Compliance with state, local, and federal regulations is critical to the successful operation and therefore has a priority in operating procedures. Treatment facilities are required to have several types of licensing which includes various types of business licenses in addition to licensure, registration, or approval from the following:

·       Council on Accreditation (COA)

·       California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)

·       Drug Enforcement Administration/DEA

·       Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration/SAMHSA

·       Center for Substance Abuse Treatment/CSAT