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Partial Hospitalization

The goal of the partial hospitalization program is to resolve or stabilize an acute episode of mental illness. Partial hospitalization is a time- limited, structured program of multiple and intensive psychotherapy and other therapeutic services provided by a multidisciplinary team, as defined by Medicare, and provided in an outpatient hospital setting outpatient department facility or a Medicare-certified community mental health center (CMHC) that meets Medicare requirements to provide partial hospitalization programs services. Partial hospitalization provides person- and family-centered treatment by a multi-disciplinary team, under the direction of a physician.

What services are covered?

PHP Covered Services

Who is eligible to provide the service?

MHCP Enrolled Providers who are:

  • Medicare Certified
    • Outpatient hospital facility
    • Community Mental Health Centers

*Satellite locations must also be enrolled and licensed as Outpatient Hospital Facilities or Community Mental Health Centers

Who is eligible to receive this service?

MHCP Eligible Recipient

Process for new and existing providers


MHCP Codes & Rates

For questions on Partial Hospitalization

Partial Hospitalization Policy Team

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