For inpatient
admission or
assistance, call:

(415) 379-2224
8 AM – 5 PM

(415) 379-2215
5 PM – 8 AM


Fees for Care

There is no charge for the first hour of an assessment visit.

Regular follow-up visits, up to 2 hours, are billed at the rate of $60/hr.

After the 1st hour of a visit, care is billed in 15-minute increments. For example:
75 minutes = $75
90 minutes = $90
2 hours = $120
As a general rule, the VCSN cannot stay more than 2 hours.

Fees for Travel Time

Travel time is billed at a rate of $30 per hour. Travel time is determined by the distance from Arden Wood to the destination and back.

Fees for Nursing Supplies

Nursing supplies are billed as needed.

Billing Procedures

Arden Wood’s Visiting Christian Science Nursing Service sends bills once a month.

Financial Assistance

Limited financial assistance is available from Arden Wood as well as other funding resources. Some insurance policies include home nursing care, which our Business Office can help you determine. Medicare does not pay for the cost of Christian Science nursing in the home.

For scheduled visits and general questions, please call (415) 740-0460 between 8 AM and 5 PM, 7 days a week. For sudden care needs, please call (415) 740-0460, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.