|Walk-in tubs can be pricey and Medicare does not consider them Durable Medical Equipment (DME) or cover any part of the costs. A few states may offer some assistance under their Medicaid programs but most do not. The base price of a walk-in tub can range from just under $1,000 to well over $5,000. Installation costs can vary widely, however, with costs after installation running up to $10,000 for the tub and installation, depending on the complexity of the construction needed for installation.|
Barrier Free Living walk in showers are designed to provide a safe, independent and convenient alternative to a traditional bath tub. The danger of stepping into a bathtub is eliminated, and a low threshold handicap accessible shower can be used by people of all abilities.