First Choice Healthcare Solutions Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results

MELBOURNE, Fla., Aug. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: FCHS) ("First Choice" or the "Company"), a fully integrated, non-physician-owned, publicly traded healthcare delivery platform providing a full life cycle of Orthopaedic and spine care for patients through diagnosis, treatment and recovery, today reported its financial results for the three and six month periods  ended June 30, 2018.

Second Quarter 2018 Highlights

  • Total revenue was $9.4 million, representing a 14.7% increase over prior year and 7.2% sequential increase over the prior quarter.
  • Income from operations was approximately $460,000 compared to a loss of approximately $221,000 for the comparable prior year period.  Sequentially, income from operations increased 71.5%.
  • Adjusted EBITDA increased over 131% to approximately $820,000 and Adjusted EBITDA margin improved by 440 basis points to 8.7% from the comparable prior year period.  Sequentially, Adjusted EBITDA grew 11.3%
  • Days Sales Outstanding decreased 19 days over same period prior year and decreased by one day sequentially.
  • Cash balance of $8.4 million or $0.26 per share
  • Surgeries increased to 954, a 11.2% growth over the prior year and 3.6% sequential growth.

Chris Romandetti, President and CEO of First Choice, stated, “For the second quarter we are pleased to report net patient service revenue of approximately $8.8 million, a 15.7% increase over the prior year and 7.6% increase sequentially, representing over 131% Adjusted EBITDA growth over the prior year.  I am proud to say we have also achieved positive net income attributable to FCHS shareholders of approximately $432,000 compared to a loss of $132,000 when compared to same period last year, totaling a positive change of $564,000.”

Romandetti added “During the second quarter we successfully renegotiated our reimbursement rates with multiple payors granting increases of between 5 and 18 percent with additional escalators in future years.  Our surgeries performed continue to grow, and our average patient value is trending upward.  These positive developments allowed us to experience stronger Adjusted EBITDA and net income margins which we expect to continue to trend in a positive direction.”

Financial Results for Second Quarter of 2018 and First Half of 2018
Total revenue was $9.4 million for the second quarter of 2018, an increase of 14.7% compared to $8.2 million for the same period in 2017.  For the six months ended June 30, 2018 total revenue was $18.2 million an increase of 14.3% compared to $15.9 million for the comparable period last year.

Net income attributable to First Choice was $431,549 for the second quarter of 2018, compared to net loss of $131,575 for the same period in 2017.  For the six months ended June 30, 2018, net income attributable to First Choice was $710,887 compared to net income of $70,944 for the comparable period last year.

Non-GAAP adjusted EBITDA increased by 131% to $819,605 for the second quarter of 2018 compared to $353,653 for the same period in 2017.  For the six months ended June 30, 2018 Non-GAAP adjusted EBITDA was $1,555,682, an increase of 85% compared to $841,058 for the comparable period last year.

Conference Call and Webcast Information
The Company will host a conference call with the investment community on Wednesday, August 15th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time featuring remarks by Chris Romandetti, President and CEO of First Choice, and Phillip Keller, CFO of First Choice.

To access the call, please use the following information: 
Date: Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. ET, 8:00 a.m. PT
Toll-free dial-in number: (866) 682-6100
International dial-in number: (862) 298-0702
   

Please call the conference telephone number 5-10 minutes prior to the start time. An operator will register your name and organization. If you have any difficulty connecting with the conference call, please contact Gillian Lee at 321-725-0090 extension 160.

The conference call will be broadcast live and available for replay at https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/1527/26710 and via the investor relations section of the Company's website at http://ir.myfchs.com/.

(*) Use of Non-GAAP Financial Information
To supplement our consolidated financial statements, which are prepared and presented in accordance with GAAP, we use non-GAAP EBITDA. The presentation of this financial information is not intended to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for, or superior to, the financial information prepared and presented in accordance with GAAP. We use non-GAAP financial measures for financial and operational decision-making and as a means to evaluate period-to-period comparisons. Our management believes that this non-GAAP financial measure provides meaningful supplemental information regarding our performance and liquidity by excluding certain items that may not be indicative of our recurring core business operating results. We believe that both management and investors benefit from referring to this non-GAAP financial measure in assessing our performance and when planning, forecasting, and analyzing future periods. This non-GAAP financial measure also facilitates management's internal comparisons to our historical performance and liquidity. We believe this non-GAAP financial measure is useful to investors both because they allow for greater transparency with respect to a key metric used by management in its financial and operational decision-making. For more information on this non-GAAP financial measure, please see the table captioned "Reconciliation of non-GAAP Adjusted EBITDA Performance".

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 because of new information, future events, or otherwise to reflect future events or circumstances or reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

About First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, First Choice Healthcare Solutions (FCHS) is implementing a defined growth strategy aimed at expanding its network of non-physician-owned medical centers of excellence, which concentrate on treating patients in the following specialties: Orthopaedics, Spine Surgery, Interventional Pain Management, Physical Therapy and other ancillary and diagnostic services in key expansion markets throughout the U.S.  Serving Florida's Space Coast, the Company's flagship integrated platform 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.comwww.myfcmg.comwww.thebackcenter.net and www.cranecreeksurgerycenter.com.

Contact Information:
First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
Gillian Lee
Phone: 321-725-0090 ext. 160
Email: IR@myfchs.com

   
 FIRST CHOICE HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS, INC  
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS  
  June 30, December 31,  
    2018     2017    
ASSETS      
Current assets      
Cash $   8,411,528   $   2,015,534    
Accounts receivable, net     10,451,686       8,699,714    
Employee loans     1,640,827       1,316,684    
Prepaid and other current assets     670,263       515,356    
  Total current assets     21,174,304       12,547,288    
               
Property, plant and equipment, net     2,457,021       2,295,163    
               
Other assets     3,789,672       3,908,781    
       
Total assets $   27,420,997   $   18,751,232    
               
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY       
Current liabilities      
Accounts payable and accrued expenses $   2,759,754   $   2,379,404    
Accounts payable, related party     251,588       251,588    
AMT tax payable     254,791       223,899    
Line of credit, short term     440,024       440,024    
Notes payable, current portion      42,670       29,552    
Unearned revenue     27,612       44,607    
Deferred rent, short term portion     40,857       105,171    
  Total current liabilities     3,817,296       3,474,245    
       
Long term liabilities:      
Deposits held     41,930       41,930    
Line of Credit     1,100,000       1,100,000    
Notes payable, long term portion     140,615       60,146    
Deferred rent, long term portion     2,696,302       2,589,568    
  Total long term      3,978,847       3,791,644    
       
Total liabilities     7,796,143       7,265,889    
               
Redeemable common stock     7,500,000       -     
       
Equity       
Preferred stock     -        -     
Common stock     32,481       27,357    
Additional paid in capital     25,074,577       25,185,487    
Treasury stock     -        (249,265 )  
Accumulated deficit     (13,278,131 )     (13,989,018 )  
Total stockholders' equity attributable to FCHS     11,828,927       10,974,561    
Non-controlling interest (note 12)     295,927       510,782    
  Total equity      12,124,854       11,485,343    
       
Total liabilities and equity $   27,420,997   $   18,751,232    
               

 

FIRST CHOICE HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS, INC  
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS  
             
  For the three months ended June 30,   For the six months ended June 30,  
    2018       2017       2018       2017    
Revenues:            
Patient Service Revenue $   9,108,898     $   7,870,271     $   17,590,570     $   15,277,257    
Allowance for bad debts     (283,443 )       (239,354 )       (562,005 )       (504,350 )  
Net patient service revenue less provision for bad debts     8,825,455         7,630,917         17,028,565         14,772,907    
Rental Revenue     596,897         583,774         1,179,684         1,162,137    
  Total Revenue     9,422,352         8,214,691         18,208,249         15,935,044    
             
Operating expenses:            
Salaries and benefits     4,735,940         4,004,159         9,065,225         7,720,534    
Other operating expenses     2,702,864         2,631,823         5,335,650         5,161,006    
General and administrative     1,324,950         1,606,111         2,678,786         2,779,945    
Depreciation and amortization     198,908         193,424         400,820         382,912    
  Total operating expenses     8,962,662         8,435,517         17,480,481         16,044,397    
             
Net (loss) income from operations     459,690         (220,826 )       727,768         (109,353 )  
             
Other income (expense):            
Gain on sale of equipment     17,400         -          17,400      
Miscellaneous income (expense)     41,884         53,696         82,206         103,798    
Interest expense, net     (37,219 )       (30,107 )       (60,731 )       (62,181 )  
  Total other income     22,065         23,589         38,875         41,617    
             
Net (loss) income before provision for income taxes     481,755         (197,237 )       766,643         (67,736 )  
             
Income taxes (benefit)     -          -          -          -     
             
Net (loss) income     481,755         (197,237 )       766,643         (67,736 )  
             
Non-controlling interest (note 10)     (50,206 )       65,662         (55,756 )       138,680    
             
NET (LOSS)  INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO FIRST
CHOICE HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS, INC.
$   431,549     $   (131,575 )   $   710,887     $   70,944    
             
Net (loss) income per common share, basic $   0.01     $   (0.00 )   $   0.02     $   0.00    
             
Net (loss) income per common share, diluted $   0.01     $   (0.00 )   $   0.02     $   0.00    
             
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding, basic     32,378,940         26,843,848         30,505,275         26,549,810    
             
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding, diluted     33,178,940         26,843,848         31,305,275         27,349,810    
                                 

 

FIRST CHOICE HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS, INC
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
     
  For the six months ended June 30,
    2018     2017  
CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES:    
Net Income  $   766,643   $   (67,736 )
Adjustments to reconcile net income to cash used in operating activities:    
Depreciation and amortization     400,820       382,912  
Bad debt expense     562,005       504,350  
Stock based compensation     272,868       325,021  
Gain on sale of equipment     (17,400 )     -   
Changes in operating assets and liabilities:    
Accounts receivable      (2,313,977 )     (1,823,255 )
Prepaid expenses and other current assets     (154,907 )     (98,287 )
Employee loans     (324,143 )     (345,591 )
Other assets     (55,625 )     -   
Accounts payable and accrued expenses     380,350       138,085  
Income taxes     24,754       -   
Deferred rent     42,420       103,743  
Unearned income     (16,995 )     17,101  
  Net cash used in operating activities     (433,187 )     (863,657 )
     
CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES:    
Proceeds from sale of equipment     17,400       -   
Purchase of 25% interest in Crane Creek     (400,000 )     -   
Purchase of equipment     (381,806 )     (197,588 )
  Net cash (used in) provided by investing activities     (764,406 )     (197,588 )
     
CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES:    
Proceeds from sale of common stock     7,500,000       -   
Proceeds from notes payable     120,754       22,113  
Purchase of treasury stock     -        (49,954 )
Payments on notes payable     (27,167 )     (262,546 )
  Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities     7,593,587       (290,387 )
     
Net increase in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash     6,395,994       (1,351,632 )
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period     2,015,534       4,593,638  
     
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash, end of period $   8,411,528   $   3,242,006  
             

 

FIRST CHOICE HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS, INC  
NON GAAP EBITDA  
             
  For the three months  ended June 30,   For the six months  ended June 30,  
    2018     2017       2018     2017    
NET (LOSS)  INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO
FIRST CHOICE HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS
$   431,549   $   (131,575 )   $   710,887   $   70,944    
Interest     37,219       30,107         60,731       62,181    
Taxes     -        -          -        -     
Depreciation and Amortization     198,908       193,424         400,820       382,912    
Stock Based Compensation     151,929       261,697         383,244       325,021    
Adjusted EBITDA     819,605       353,653         1,555,682       841,058    
    8.7 %   4.3 %     8.5 %   5.3 %  
             

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