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Things to Consider When Buying a Walk in Tub
What Is the Cheapest Walk in Tub?
Walk in tubs come in different price ranges; depending on what you’re looking for, this product can cost from $1500 to over $9000. We always include a best on a budget option in our reviews, and our top on a budget is Empava EMPV-WIT373 52.5″ Acrylic Freestanding Walk-in Bathtub.
This product doesn’t have some advanced options such as massage systems with air and water jets. Still, it will definitely satisfy all your basic bathing needs, especially if you struggle to get in and out of the tub comfortably.
Are Walk in Tubs Covered by Medicare?
Unfortunately for most people, walk in tubs are not covered by original Medicare, because they are not considered to be a durable piece of medical equipment like a Transfer bench, Bath chair. Medicare doesn’t pay for the cost of a walk in bath, and they won’t contribute to the cost of installation either.
Are Walk in Tubs Worth It?
Extra Large Living believes that walk in tubs are definitely worth the price. Unlike regular tubs, walk in baths come with a variety of features, starting from super-fast drains, grab handles, heated seats, and slip-resistant floor to therapeutic massage systems with air and water jets. Yes, a walk-in bath is well worth its price, and must have for any independent home.