SOURCE: First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

November 17, 2015 08:30 ET

First Choice Healthcare Solutions Announces Record Revenues and Net Profitability for 2015 Third Quarter

Revenues More Than Triple, Rising 233% to $6.29 Million From $1.89 Million, and Net Income Climbs to $631,281, Up From Net Loss of $375,620, for Comparable Three Month Reporting Periods; Company to Host Conference Call and Webcast on Wednesday, November 18 to Discuss Financial Results and Recent Corporate Developments Expected to Fuel Future Growth

MELBOURNE, FL--(Marketwired - Nov 17, 2015) - First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: FCHS) ("FCHS," "First Choice" or the "Company"), one of the nation's only non-physician-owned, publicly traded healthcare services companies focused on the delivery of Orthopaedic care and treatment, today announced its financial results for the three and nine month reporting periods, ended September 30, 2015.

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

  • Total revenues increased 233% to $6,292,122 from $1,891,045.

    • The B.A.C.K. Center, which joined First Choice on May 1, 2015, contributed $4,006,038 in patient service revenue and $248,155 in rental revenue in the second quarter 2015.

    • Patient service revenue generated by First Choice Medical Group rose to $1,769,948 from $1,627,157 on a comparable quarter-over-quarter basis.

    • Rental revenue produced by the Company's real estate subsidiary, Marina Towers, LLC, remained consistent and very predictable at $379,924, compared to $373,200.

  • Notwithstanding non-cash expenses for stock-based compensation, depreciation and amortization, income from operations soared to $1,878,984 from $361,345. After factoring non-cash expenses, income from operations increased to $873,180 compared to a loss from operations of $140,866.

  • Net income climbed to $631,281, or $0.03 earnings per basic and diluted share, compared to a net loss of $375,620, or $0.02 loss per basic and diluted share.

Financial Highlights for the Nine Months Ended September 30, 2015 Compared to Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014:

  • Total revenues were $13,121,604, representing a 111% increase when compared to $6,232,962.

    • For the five months between May 1, 2015 and September 30, 2015, The B.A.C.K. Center contributed patient service revenue of $5,936,858 and rental revenue of $504,287.

    • First Choice Medical Group's patient service revenues totaled $5,883.231, up 8% from $5,448,428.

    • Marina Towers' rental revenues rose to $1,130,757 from $1,110,171.

  • Income from operations totaled $2,930,727, before factoring non-cash expenses for stock-based compensation, depreciation and amortization, which represents a 254% improvement over income from operations of $828,091, notwithstanding non-cash expenses for stock-based compensation, depreciation and amortization. Including non-cash expenses, income from operations rose to $1,128,074 from a loss from operations of $148,254.

  • Net income increased to $165,241, or $0.01 earnings per basic and diluted share, up from a net loss of $859,290, or $0.05 loss per basic and diluted share.

  • Net cash provided by the Company's operating activities for the first nine months of 2015 materially improved to $579,539, when compared to net cash used by its operating activities of $489,267 in the same nine month period in the prior year, resulting in a positive swing of $1,068,806.

As of September 30, 2015, the Company had cash and restricted cash totaling $1,147,196; accounts receivable of $5,611,386 and total stockholders' equity of $4,892,889. 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 third quarter period, First Choice announced that Crane Creek Surgery Center ("Crane Creek") has joined the Company's growing network of medical centers of excellence in the state of Florida. As a result, First Choice will include the financial results of Crane Creek in its consolidated financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles as if it were a wholly-owned subsidiary effective October 1, 2015.

Commenting on the results, Christian Romandetti, Chairman, President and CEO of First Choice, stated, "The positive trends that we have experienced for the past several quarters continues as we have generated record increases in our revenues and operating cash flows during the third quarter. Several factors are driving our strong performance, with the single most significant being the investments we are making in expanding our regional network of medical centers of excellence in Melbourne, Florida. With the addition of The B.A.C.K. Center this past May, coupled with Crane Creek joining our network as of October 1, 2015, we are effectively demonstrating that our business-building platform is gaining meaningful momentum and winning First Choice recognition as a proven business partner that gets results."

For detailed information relating to the Company's 2015 third quarter financial results, please refer to the Form 10-Q filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, found at www.sec.gov. For detailed information in connection with The B.A.C.K. Center, please refer to the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K, dated May 5, 2015; and in connection with Crane Creek Surgery Center, please refer to the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K dated October 27, 2015.

Conference Call and Webcast Details:

First Choice will host a conference call and live audio webcast on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 beginning at 11:00 AM Eastern Time to discuss the second quarter 2015 results and review recent corporate developments. Participants can register for the conference by navigating to http://dpregister.com/10071285. Please note that registered participants will receive the dial-in number upon registration. The conference call will also be webcasted, which can be accessed through First Choice's investor relations website by navigating to http://ir.myfchs.com/ir-calendar and clicking on the 2015 Third Quarter Results Conference Call. Webcast participants will be required to register to access the call.

For those who cannot listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be available shortly after the call on the investor relations page of First Choice's website, found at http://ir.myfchs.com/.

   
   
FIRST CHOICE HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS, INC.  
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS  
   
    September 30,     December 31,  
    2015     2014  
    (unaudited)        
ASSETS            
Current assets                
Cash   $ 751,559     $ 279,087  
Cash-restricted     395,637       318,259  
Accounts receivable, net     5,611,386       1,804,636  
Employee loans     493,360       -  
Prepaid and other current assets     548,211       153,296  
Capitalized financing costs, current portion     54,858       68,370  
  Total current assets     7,855,011       2,623,648  
                 
Property, plant and equipment, net of accumulated depreciation of $4,152,225 and $2,472,111     8,027,163       8,294,298  
                 
Other assets                
Deferred costs, net of amortization of $134,435     3,091,992       -  
Capitalized financing costs, long term portion     -       37,775  
Patient list, net of accumulated amortization of $70,000 and $55,000     230,000       245,000  
Patents, net of accumulated amortization of $33,425 and $19,100     253,075       267,400  
Investments     22,200       -  
Notes receivable, acquisition deposit     141,352       -  
Deposits     2,571       2,571  
  Total other assets     3,741,190       552,746  
                 
Total assets   $ 19,623,364     $ 11,470,692  
                 
                 
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY (DEFICIT)                
Current liabilities                
Accounts payable and accrued expenses   $ 2,476,718     $ 1,457,275  
Stock based payable     -       537,750  
Advances     -       224,000  
Line of credit, short term     1,788,164       1,237,000  
Convertible note payable, short term portion     -       2,148,835  
Notes payable, current portion     7,852,176       732,791  
Unearned revenue     42,704       38,763  
Deferred rent, short term portion     118,810       -  
  Total current liabilities     12,278,572       6,376,414  
                 
Long term debt:                
Deposits held     67,432       72,901  
Notes payable, long term portion     894,835       8,184,560  
Deferred rent, long term portion     1,489,636       -  
  Total long term debt     2,451,903       8,257,461  
                 
Total liabilities     14,730,475       14,633,875  
                 
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, 22,432,626 and 17,951,055 shares issued and outstanding as of September 30, 2015 and December 31, 2014, respectively     22,433       17,951  
Additional paid in capital     20,696,977       12,671,942  
Accumulated deficit     (15,687,835 )     (15,853,076 )
Total stockholders' equity (deficit) attributable to First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc.     5,031,575       (3,163,183 )
Non-controlling interest (note 10)     (138,686 )     -  
  Total equity (deficit)     4,892,889       (3,163,183 )
                 
Total liabilities and equity (deficit)   $ 19,623,364     $ 11,470,692  
                 
                 
FIRST CHOICE HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS, INC  
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS  
(unaudited)  
                         
    Three months ended September 30,     Nine months ended September 30,  
    2015     2014     2015     2014  
Revenues:                                
Patient Service Revenue   $ 5,775,987     $ 1,917,597     $ 11,871,574     $ 5,814,140  
Provision for bad debts     (1 )     (290,440 )     (51,485 )     (365,712 )
Net patient service revenue less provision for bad debts     5,775,986       1,627,157       11,820,089       5,448,428  
Rental Revenue     516,136       263,888       1,301,515       784,534  
  Total Revenue     6,292,122       1,891,045       13,121,604       6,232,962  
                                 
Operating expenses:                                
Salaries and benefits     2,240,109       925,513       5,311,710       3,081,840  
Other operating expenses     670,923       407,699       1,685,830       1,264,046  
General and administrative     2,234,647       548,635       4,437,801       1,623,755  
Depreciation and amortization     273,263       150,084       558,189       411,575  
  Total operating expenses     5,418,942       2,031,931       11,993,530       6,381,216  
                                 
Net income (loss) from operations     873,180       (140,886 )     1,128,074       (148,254 )
                                 
Other income (expense):                                
Miscellaneous income (expense)     (18,400 )     750       22,719       2,250  
Amortization financing costs     (20,592 )     (20,686 )     (60,507 )     (62,058 )
Interest expense, net     (202,907 )     (214,798 )     (925,045 )     (651,228 )
  Total other expense     (241,899 )     (234,734 )     (962,833 )     (711,036 )
                                 
                                 
Net income (loss) before provision for income taxes     631,281       (375,620 )     165,241       (859,290 )
                                 
Income taxes (benefit)     -       -       -       -  
                                 
Net income (loss)     631,281       (375,620 )     165,241       (859,290 )
                                 
Non-controlling interest (note 10)     -       -       -       -  
                                 
NET INCOME (LOSS) ATTRIBUTABLE TO FIRST CHOICE HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS, INC.   $ 631,281     $ (375,620 )   $ 165,241     $ (859,290 )
                                 
Net income (loss) per common share, basic   $ 0.03     $ (0.02 )   $ 0.01     $ (0.05 )
                                 
Net income (loss) per common share, diluted   $ 0.03     $ (0.02 )   $ 0.01     $ (0.05 )
                                 
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding, basic     20,658,877       17,523,044       19,249,783       17,092,088  
                                 
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding, diluted     22,992,211       17,523,044       21,583,117       17,092,088  
                                 
                                 
FIRST CHOICE HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS, INC  
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS  
(unaudited)  
             
    Nine months September 30,  
    2015     2014  
CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES:                
Net Income (loss)   $ 165,241     $ (859,290 )
Adjustments to reconcile net loss to cash provided by operating activities:                
Depreciation and amortization     558,189       411,575  
Amortization of financing costs     60,507       62,057  
Bad debt expense     51,485       365,712  
Common stock issued in connection with loan extension     227,000       -  
Note payable issued in settlement of litigation     50,749       -  
Stock based compensation     859,991       137,001  
Changes in operating assets and liabilities:                
Accounts receivable     (1,678,545 )     (1,208,082 )
Prepaid expenses and other     203,699       (38,110 )
Restricted funds     (77,378 )     (84,426 )
Employee loans     (19,728 )     -  
Accounts payable and accrued expenses     140,254       757,131  
Deposits     (5,469 )     -  
Deferred rent     39,603       -  
Unearned income     3,941       (32,835 )
  Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities     579,539       (489,267 )
                 
CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES:                
Cash from variable interest entity     679,673       -  
Payment of acquisition deposit     (141,352 )     -  
Purchase of equipment     (92,609 )     (145,645 )
  Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities     445,712       (145,645 )
                 
CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES:                
Proceeds from advances     431,406       50,000  
(Payments on) proceeds from lines of credit     (331,162 )     552,000  
Net payments on notes payable     (653,023 )     (569,228 )
  Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities     (552,779 )     32,772  
                 
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents     472,472       (602,140 )
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period     279,087       739,158  
                 
Cash and cash equivalents, end of period   $ 751,559     $ 137,018  
                 
SUPPLEMENTAL DISCLOSURES OF CASH FLOW INFORMATION:          
Cash paid during the period for interest   $ 925,045     $ 651,228  
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 for future services   $ 1,153,777     $ 98,000  
Common stock issued in settlement of related party advances   $ 655,407     $ -  
Common stock issued in settlement of line of credit   $ -     $ 150,000  
Common stock issued in settlement of convertible note and related interest   $ 2,236,907     $ 336,557  
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 implementing a defined growth strategy aimed at building a national collective of world class medical centers of excellence in key expansion markets throughout the U.S. with concentration in neurology, orthopaedics, spine surgery and interventional pain medicine, as well as related ancillary care services. Serving Florida's Space Coast, the Company's flagship regional network currently administers over 100,000 patient visits each year and is comprised of First Choice Medical Group, The B.A.C.K. Center and Crane Creek Surgery Center.

For more information, please visit www.myfchs.com, www.myfcmg.com, www.thebackcenter.net and www.cranecreeksurgerycenter.com.

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.

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