psychiatric residential treatment facility
A psychiatric residential treatment facility (PRTF) is a residential facility (category) for the treatment of psychiatric disorders. In other words, it is a residential treatment facility specializing in psychiatric care.
The US Department of Health and Human Services defines it 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)