How can we help you? Will my insurance cover the cost of a stair lift? 1 out of 2 found this helpful Unfortunately, Medicare and most private insurances do not cover the costs of a stair lift at this time. Was this helpful? Yes (1) No (0) Category: General Related Questions What if something is in the way or on the track of the stair lift? How does the stair lift attach to the stairs? How is the stair lift powered? Is a stair lift difficult to operate?