Does insurance cover stair lift purchases?

Answer Some private medical insurance companies cover some or all stair lift purchases for individuals. However, Medicare does not cover this type of medical equipment because it is not considered to be "... Read More »

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Does Medicare cover stair lift rental?

Medicare does not provide coverage or reimbursement for stair lift rental or purchase. Stair lifts are considered permanent equipment, and a convenience, and Medicare does not cover either one of t... Read More »

How much does a stair lift cost?

Stair lifts come in as many variations as they do prices. However, they all commonly range in price from approximately $500 used to over $5,000 when brand new. Some stair lifts will even require in... Read More »

How much space does a stair lift use?

Stair lifts fit inside a standard stairwell, which measures around 36 inches in width. Most stairlifts are 24 to 26 inches across, with both the seat and the footrest in use, and 14 inches across w... Read More »

How Do I Operate a Stair Lift?

Stair lifts are designed to help people go to other levels in their home. A stair lift usually consists of a swivel seat attached to an electronic device which is attached to the stairwell wall. It... Read More »