Standard Hospital Admission Criteria (SHAC)
is a guide on the admission criteria from the emergency department of its own kind. It is not intended to substitute for a fundamental understanding of medical principles, nor is it meant to supersede the clinical judgment of the individual practitioner.
This latest update is based on the 5th
edition with additional features, enhanced functionality and ongoing updates!
- It is the only guide of this kind
- Meant to guide physicians, practitioners, nurses, case managers, and other health care providers through the entanglement of documentation nuance required to not only ensure proper payment to providers and hospitals by insurers, but to prevent deleterious financial impact to the patient as a result of inadequate documentation by the provider in support of hospital admission