Financial / Rates

White brick fireplace in the waiting area of Argentine Care Center

Financial Payment

Patients must have a Medicare card that reads “Hospital Insurance.” They must also be admitted to the facility with a physician order within 30 days of a three consecutive night hospital stay. Generally, during the first 20 days of care, Medicare will pay 100%. For days 21-100, a $152.00 daily co-insurance rate is required. Medicare does not cover Part A skilled nursing fees over 100 days.

Participating Insurance Companies

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Care Network
Health Plus of Michigan
United Healthcare
Private Pay
Other insurances

Daily Rate for Skilled Nursing Care

$180            Private room
$175            Semi-Private (2 bedrooms)
$170            Semi-Private (3 bedrooms)

Private telephone available at the resident’s expense
Monthly cable fee $23.18/month plus installation charge

Daily rates include room and board:

  • Three meals per day served in main dining or rehabilitative dining areas
  • Tray service, plus snacks
  • Special diets upon physician order
  • Daily assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs), i.e., dressing, bathing, ambulation, personal hygiene and needs
  • Incontinent care products
  • Basic personal care items, i.e. toothpaste, toothbrush, lotion, denture cup, etc.
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Bed and bathroom linens
  • Personal laundry
  • Administration of medications as prescribed by either attending/alternate physician
  • 24-hour supervision by licensed nursing personnel (R.N. or L.P.N.) and Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Assistance with feeding
  • Planned activities
  • Recreational and occupational programs
  • Drug regimen review
  • Social services consultation
  • Discharge planning and referral service
  • Furnished rooms furnished in accordance with State and Federal regulatory agencies
  • Transportation to and from appointments

PLEASE NOTE: The daily room rate does NOT include the following: Physician visit charges, dentist visit charges, medication and sundry items (other than basic personal care items), resident care medical supplies and materials, incontinent care supplies/linens, special physician ordered therapies such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, diagnostic tests, and other specialized care procedures, etc.