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) -- 08/17/15 -- 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.

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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.

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

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