Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Do you take my Insurance?

Currently Mel’s PT can accept Medicare, Tricare, and Private Pay (cash).

What are your self pay prices?

Mel’s home clinic: 

$100 for 1 hour visit

$450 for 5 (1 hour) visits ($90 each)

Mobile PT service:

$120 for 1 hour visit

(currently not taking any additional mobile clients)

Do I need a referral from my doctor for Physical Therapy?

If you are not using a third-party payer (i.e. insurance) to pay for services, you do not need a referral from your doctor for Physical Therapy services under California’s Direct Access law.  Please click to see Direct access laws for Physical Therapy per state.

If you intend to use Medicare or another insurance to pay for Physical Therapy services, then patients must follow the policies regarding referrals according to that insurance.

Do you have a cancellation fee?

Yes, there is a $20 cancellation/no show fee if not cancelled within 24 hrs. Please cancel within 24 hrs of your scheduled appointment time by calling 619-677-1838.

Information for PT referrals to Mel’s Physical Therapy?

Mel’s Physical Therapy Inc.

NPI: 1285126599

Clinic address: 5621 Dwight St. San Diego, CA 92105.

Fax #: 619-677-1838 or 619-821-8918

Tel: 619-677-1838

Melanie Cheng, PT. DPT. OCS

Email: [email protected]