SOURCE: First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

August 17, 2015 10:10 ET

First Choice Healthcare Solutions Announces 105% Revenue Growth in Second Quarter 2015

All Business Segments Post Profitable Operating Results; Key Expansion Materially Strengthens Balance Sheet and Delivers Positive Shareholder Equity

MELBOURNE, FL--(Marketwired - Aug 17, 2015) - First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: FCHS) ("FCHS," "First Choice" or the "Company"), a diversified holding company focused on delivering clinically superior, patient-centric, multi-specialty care through state-of-the-art medical centers of excellence, today announced its record second quarter financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2015. 

Financial Highlights for the Three Months Ended June 30, 2015 Compared to Three Months Ended June 30, 2014:

  • Total revenues climbed 105% to $4,324,314, up from $2,107,164

    • The B.A.C.K. Center, which entered an Operations and Control Agreement with First Choice on May 1, 2015, contributed $1,930,820 in patient service revenue and $256,132 in rental revenue in the second quarter 2015; and produced net income of $26,882. 

    • Patient service revenue generated by First Choice Medical Group rose to $1,873,219 from $1,848,441 on a comparable quarter-over-quarter basis; and grew net income 349% to $68,295 when compared to a net loss of $27,460 in the prior year's second quarter.

    • Rental revenue produced by the Company's real estate subsidiary, Marina Towers, LLC, increased to $375,512 from $367,460; and net income rose 89% to $66,329 from net income of $35,695 when comparing the three month reporting periods in 2015 and 2014, respectively.

  • As a result of expansion initiatives implemented in the second quarter, the Company's net loss increased 11% to $496,729, or $0.03 loss per basic and diluted share, compared to $448,571, or $0.03 loss per basic and diluted share.

Financial Highlights for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2015 Compared to Six Months Ended June 30, 2014:

  • Total revenues were $6,829,482, representing a 57% increase when compared to $4,341,917.

    • First Choice Medical Group's patient service revenues totaled $4,113,283, rising 8% from $3,821,271; and net income soared 253% to $597,193, up from $169,352.

    • Marina Towers' rental revenues increased modestly to $750,833 from $736,971; and net income totaled $119,375, rising 45% from $82,155.

  • Net loss for the first six months of 2015 decreased 4% to $466,040, or $0.03 loss per basic and diluted share, compared to a net loss of $483,670, or $0.03 loss per basic and diluted share, posted for the first six months of 2014.

  • Net cash provided by the Company's operating activities for the first six months of 2015 materially increased to $69,994, which compared to net cash used by its operating activities of $549,037 in the same six month period in the prior year.

  • Shareholder equity increased by $4,189,901 to post positively at $1,026,718 for the first six months of 2015. 

As of June 30, 2015, the Company had cash and restricted cash totaling $1,427,387; accounts receivable of $4,489,477 and total stockholders' equity of $1,026,718. This compared to $597,346 in cash and restricted cash; accounts receivable of $1,804,636 and total stockholders' deficit of $3,163,183 as of December 31, 2014.

Subsequent to the end of the second quarter 2015, First Choice announced that the Company had extinguished the remaining outstanding principal balance and accrued interest of the 8% Original Issue Discount Secured Convertible Debenture issued to Hillair Capital Investments, L.P., which was due on November 1, 2015. As a result of extinguishing the Debenture three months prior to its maturity date, the Company expects to record a final non-cash gain in the third quarter of 2015, representing a $1,161,641 increase to total shareholder equity as of September 30, 2015.

Christian Romandetti, Chairman, President and CEO of First Choice, stated, "Fueled by the addition of The B.A.C.K. Center to our growing network of Centers of Excellence in early May, First Choice's impressive financial performance in the second quarter is a direct reflection of our teams' exceptional execution of the many exciting growth initiatives we have undertaken since the first of the year. As we continue to invest in accelerating growth of our medical operations, while generating strong operating cash flow, First Choice will remain well positioned to capitalize on opportunities to further distinguish our Company as a leading, well-respected provider of superior, patient-centric healthcare in the markets we serve -- and a valued stockholding that our shareholders will be proud to hold in their investment portfolios."

   
FIRST CHOICE HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS, INC.  
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS  
   
    June 30,     December 31,  
    2015     2014  
    (unaudited)        
ASSETS            
Current assets                
Cash   $ 1,054,565     $ 279,087  
Cash-restricted     372,822       318,259  
Accounts receivable, net     4,489,477       1,804,636  
Employee loans     577,286       -  
Prepaid and other current assets     228,443       153,296  
Capitalized financing costs, current portion     70,182       68,370  
  Total current assets     6,792,775       2,623,648  
                 
Property, plant and equipment, net of accumulated depreciation of $4,014,681 and $2,472,111     8,103,672       8,294,298  
                 
Other assets                
Deferred costs, net of amortization of $53,774     3,172,653       -  
Capitalized financing costs, long term portion     -       37,775  
Patient list, net of accumulated amortization of $65,000 and $55,000     235,000       245,000  
Patents, net of amortization of $28,650 and $19,100     257,850       267,400  
Investments     23,026       -  
Deposits     2,571       2,571  
  Total other assets     3,691,100       552,746  
                 
Total assets   $ 18,587,547     $ 11,470,692  
                 
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY (DEFICIT)                
Current liabilities                
Accounts payable and accrued expenses   $ 2,502,168     $ 1,457,275  
Stock based payable     147,500       537,750  
Advances     353,000       224,000  
Line of credit, short term     2,474,982       1,237,000  
Convertible note payable, short term portion     1,415,920       2,148,835  
Notes payable, current portion     702,950       732,791  
Unearned revenue     60,876       38,763  
Deferred rent, short term portion     118,810       -  
  Total current liabilities     7,776,206       6,376,414  
                 
Long term debt:                
Deposits held     67,432       72,901  
Notes payable, long term portion     8,227,555       8,184,560  
Deferred rent, long term portion     1,489,636       -  
  Total long term debt     9,784,623       8,257,461  
                 
Total liabilities     17,560,829       14,633,875  
                 
Stockholders' equity (deficit)                
Preferred stock, $0.01 par value; 1,000,000 shares authorized, Nil issued and outstanding     -       -  
Common stock, $0.001 par value; 100,000,000 shares authorized, 19,468,255 and 17,951,055 shares issued and outstanding as of June 30, 2015 and December 31, 2014, respectively     19,468       17,951  
Additional paid in capital     17,465,052       12,671,942  
Accumulated deficit     (16,319,116 )     (15,853,076 )
Total stockholders' equity (deficit) attributable to First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc.     1,165,404       (3,163,183 )
Non-controlling interest (Note 10)     (138,686 )     -  
  Total equity (deficit)     1,026,718       (3,163,183 )
Total liabilities and equity   $ 18,733,531     $ 11,470,692  
                 
   
   
FIRST CHOICE HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS, INC.  
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS  
(unaudited)  
                           
   Three months ended June 30,     Six months ended June 30, 
    2015     2014       2015     2014  
Revenues:                                  
Patient service revenue   $ 3,810,299     $ 1,885,569       $ 6,095,587     $ 3,896,543  
Provision for bad debts     (6,260 )     (37,128 )       (51,484 )     (75,272 )
Net patient service revenue less provision for bad debts     3,804,039       1,848,441         6,044,103       3,821,271  
Rental revenue     520,276       258,723         785,379       520,646  
  Total revenue     4,324,314       2,107,164         6,829,482       4,341,917  
                                   
Operating expenses:                                  
Salaries and benefits     2,125,481       1,090,806         3,071,601       2,156,327  
Other operating expenses     563,422       427,056         1,014,907       856,347  
General and administrative     1,649,870       669,208         2,203,154       1,075,120  
Depreciation and amortization     144,417       126,772         284,926       261,491  
  Total operating expenses     4,483,190       2,313,842         6,574,588       4,349,285  
                                   
Net income (loss) from operations     (158,875 )     (206,678 )       254,894       (7,368 )
                                   
Other income (expense):                                  
Miscellaneous income     40,369       750         41,119       1,500  
Amortization financing costs     (19,229 )     (25,466 )       (39,915 )     (41,372 )
Interest expense, net     (358,994 )     (217,177 )       (722,138 )     (436,430 )
  Total other expense     (337,854 )     (241,893 )       (720,934 )     (476,302 )
                                   
                                   
Net loss before provision for income taxes     (496,729 )     (448,571 )       (466,040 )     (483,670 )
                                   
Income taxes (benefit)     -       -         -       -  
                                   
Net loss     (496,729 )     (448,571 )       (466,040 )     (483,670 )
                                   
Non-controlling interest (Note 10)     -       -         -       -  
                                   
Net Loss Attributable to First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc.   $ (496,729 )   $ (448,571 )     $ (466,040 )   $ (483,670 )
                                   
Net loss per common share, basic and diluted   $ (0.03 )   $ (0.03 )     $ (0.03 )   $ (0.03 )
                                   
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding, basic and diluted     18,999,475       16,988,149         18,533,559       16,873,038  
                                   
                                   
   
FIRST CHOICE HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS, INC.  
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS  
(unaudited)  
             
    Six months ended June 30,  
    2015     2014  
CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES:                
Net Income (loss)   $ (466,040 )   $ (483,670 )
Adjustments to reconcile net loss to cash provided by operating activities:                
Depreciation and amortization     338,700       261,491  
Amortization of financing costs     39,915       41,371  
Bad debt expense     51,484       75,272  
Common stock issued in connection with loan extension     227,000       -  
Stock based compensation     139,750       96,000  
Changes in operating assets and liabilities:                
Accounts receivable     (556,635 )     (858,362 )
Prepaid expenses and other     237,431       (85,044 )
Restricted funds     (54,563 )     (25,207 )
Employee loans     (103,654 )     -  
Accounts payable and accrued expenses     160,359       453,192  
Deposits     (5,469 )     -  
Deferred rent     39,603       -  
Unearned income     22,113       (24,080 )
  Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities     69,994       (549,037 )
                 
CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES:                
Cash from variable interest entity     679,673       -  
Purchase of equipment     (40,065 )     (87,982 )
  Net cash used in investing activities     639,608       (87,982 )
                 
CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES:                
Proceeds from advances     129,000       -  
Proceeds from lines of credit     355,656       350,000  
Net payments on notes payable     (40,065 )     (381,327 )
  Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities     65,876       (31,327 )
                 
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents     775,478       (668,346 )
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period     279,087       739,158  
                 
Cash and cash equivalents, end of period   $ 1,054,565     $ 70,812  
                 
SUPPLEMENTAL DISCLOSURES OF CASH FLOW INFORMATION:          
Cash paid during the period for interest   $ 594,211     $ 436,528  
Cash paid during the period for taxes   $ -     $ -  
                 
Supplemental disclosure on non-cash investing and financing activities:                
Common stock issued in settlement of accrued expenses   $ 15,000     $ 166,340  
Common stock issued in settlement of line of credit   $ -     $ 150,000  
Common stock issued in settlement of convertible note and interest   $ 811,200     $ 208,700  
Fair value of options issued to acquire management control of variable interest entity   $ 3,226,427     $ -  
                 

About First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, First Choice Healthcare Solutions (FCHS) is actively engaged in developing a network of multi-specialty medical centers of excellence throughout the southeastern U.S., which are distinguished as premier destinations for clinically superior, patient-centric care. Serving Florida's Space Coast, FCHS' Centers of Excellence include First Choice Medical Group of Brevard (FCMG), which specializes in the delivery of neurological and musculoskeletal medicine and rehabilitative care; and Brevard Orthopaedic Spine & Pain Center, Inc., dba The B.A.C.K. Center, which focuses on orthopaedic spine and pain medicine. FCHS' commercial real estate interests are managed by its wholly owned subsidiary, FCID Holdings, Inc. For more information, please visit www.myfchs.com, www.myfcmg.com and www.thebackcenter.net.

Safe Harbor Statement
Certain information set forth in this news announcement may contain forward-looking statements that involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the control of First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc. Such forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the Company's industry, management beliefs and certain assumptions made by its management. Readers are cautioned that the assumptions used in the preparation of such information, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be imprecise and, as such, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements. Information concerning factors that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those contained in these forward-looking statements can be found in the Company's periodic reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q, and in its Current Reports on Form 8-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Unless required by law, the Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise to reflect future events or circumstances or reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

Contact Information

  • For additional information, please contact:
    First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
    Julie Hardesty
    800-914-0090, Extension 288