Unfortunately, Medicare does not cover wheelchair accessible van purchases. Medicare does not deem them medically necessary, so Medicare Parts A (hospital), B (medical), and D (prescription drug) will not pay for a wheelchair access van.Click to see full answer. Accordingly, does Medicaid pay for handicapped vans?The short answer is: wheelchair vans and and conversions are not commonly covered under Medicare or Medicaid (which generally follows Medicare rules). But as with most government funded programs, rules may vary from state to state, so the surest way to know is to check with your health insurance program administration. how much do Handicap vans cost? Wheelchair Van Costs Wheelchair van conversion prices range from $10,000 to over $20,000 on average, depending on the type of wheelchair access you need, the technology you want and the type of van you bought. Herein, how do you get funding for a handicap van? If you need assistance purchasing a handicap van, consider the grants and other disability assistance programs offered by many government and non-profit organizations. Financing. Grant Assistance. Veterans Assistance. Automotive Mobility Programs. Extended Service Contract. Leasing. Does Medicare cover vehicle modifications?Medicare may pay for vehicle modifications. In some cases, the program will cover the cost of adaptive equipment after an evaluation by a qualified practitioner has been performed. This may include necessary vehicle modifications.