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
Night Rate (7am-7pm) = $85
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.
Arden Wood’s Visiting Christian Science Nursing Service sends bills once a month.
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.
The National Fund for Christian Science Nursing (a.k.a. the National Fund) invites anyone receiving Christian Science practitioner and/or Christian Science nursing care to apply for financial assistance. This fund will support patients receiving any level of care at home or in a Christian Science care facility. The application is short, and funding decisions are made quickly. For details, please click here.