psychiatric residential treatment facility
A Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) is defined by the US Department of Health and Human Services as "any non-hospital facility with a provider agreement with a State Medicaid Agency to provide the inpatient services benefit to Medicaid-eligible individuals under the age of 21 (psych under 21 benefit)."
- US HHS:
- North Carolina:
- North Carolina Medicaid Special Bulletin IV, December 2001 (PDF): PRTFs are defined on p.27 of the file (p.23 of the contents)