Health Revenue Assurance Holdings, Inc. Reports Financial Results For The First Quarter 2013; Company To Host Earnings Conference Call May 16, 2013

Plantation, FL, May 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Health Revenue Assurance Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: HRAA), a provider of technology and revenue integrity solutions for healthcare organizations, announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013.

First Quarter Highlights:
  • Total quarterly revenue of $2,156,597 increased 256% as compared to $605,830 for the prior year's first quarter;
  • Gross profit margins increased 8% this quarter to 54% from 46% last quarter
  • Cash balance of $1,062,910 at the end of the first quarter of 2013 as compared to a cash balance of $82,410 in the same period of 2012;

"Our performance in the seasonally slow first quarter exceeded our expectations as we added four new hospitals from the SUMMA Healthcare System, with two licenses being purchased for our revolutionary new software solution, ICD Visualizer TM ," stated Andrea Clark, HRAA's Chairman, CEO and Founder. "We continued to expand our coding footprint having now grown from 12 hospital customers in the first quarter of 2012 to a total of 36 in the first quarter of 2013. In the last twelve months, we have grown our organization from 32 to 116 employees to keep up with the growing demands of the marketplace for experienced coders and to prepare for the rollout of ICD Visualizer TM   later this quarter. This growth has given us greater organizational efficiencies and economies of scale which have allowed us to enhance our gross profit margins to 54% up from 46% last quarter. We closed the first quarter with the strongest balance sheet in our history and have a solid working capital position that will allow us to execute on our growth plans and accelerate our path to profitability."  

Mrs. Clark continued, "As we gear up for the anticipated future growth of HRAA, we made two key managerial additions this quarter which have enabled us to further streamline our business as we progress closer towards the ICD-10 transition.  Our new Chief Medical Information Officer, Mike Gallagher MD, has added immediate value with his 15 years of experience in healthcare informatics.  In addition, Joe Brophy has been selected to lead our operating solutions as our Senior VP of Operations. He brings with him 25 years of healthcare operations, technology, consulting, business and sales expertise. As the ICD-10 deadline approaches, we will continue to add experienced individuals to our senior leadership team and further expand our pipeline through the execution of our growth strategy."

First Quarter 2013 Financial Results

For the first quarter of 2013, total revenues were $2,156,597, an increase of $1,550,767 or 256%, from revenues of $605,830 for the first quarter of 2012. 

Operating expenses were $1,469,803 for the first quarter of 2013, compared to $651,355 for the prior year's first quarter. The increase in operating expenses is due to increased SG&A expenses as the company increased its staff from 32 employees to 116. The Company had an operating loss in the first quarter of 2013 of ($298,527), compared to an operating loss of ($476,645) for the prior year's first quarter.  

The Company recorded a net loss of ($434,828), or ($0.01) per basic and diluted share, for the first quarter of 2013, as compared to a net loss of ($482,567), or ($0.01) per basic and diluted share, for the first quarter of 2012.

Conference Call

The Company will be holding a conference call on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at 8:30am ET (5:30am Pacific Time) to review the first quarter 2013 results. Robert Rubinowitz, President and Chief Operating Officer and Evan McKeown, Chief Financial Officer of Health Revenue Assurance Holdings, Inc., will be on-line to discuss these results.

To listen in, please call one of the following teleconferencing numbers at least 5 minutes before the conference call commences.

Toll-Free:          888-523-1208

Toll:                  719-457-2704

Passcode:        150029

A telephone replay of the call will be available by contacting HRAA's office at 1-954-472-2340.

About HRAA

HRAA (OTCBB: HRAA) is a leading provider of revenue integrity technology and services for healthcare organizations across the US, interpreting data to ensure that healthcare is efficient and effective for everyone.  Founded in 2001 and based out of Plantation, FL, HRAA combines years of industry expertise with best-in-breed technology to create market leading business intelligence products and consulting services to improve the healthcare delivery experience for doctors, nurses and patients. HRAA offers a suite of solutions needed to keep up with the ever-changing healthcare industry, which include: data analytics software, business intelligence technology, medical coding, auditing, education, revenue cycle consulting, and ICD-10 transition solutions. For more information please visit:

Caution Regarding Forward Looking Statements

Certain statements in this news release and such conference call are forward-looking, including (without limitation) expectations or guidance respecting customer contract expansion, growing revenues and profits through organic growth and acquisitions, attracting new business that will increase HRAA's revenues, continuing to maintain costs and consummating any transactions. Undue reliance should not be placed on such forward-looking statements because the matters they describe are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other unpredictable factors, many of which are beyond the Company's control. The Company's actual results, performance and trends could differ materially from those indicated or implied by such statements as a result of various factors, including (without limitation) the continued strengthening of HRAA's selling and marketing functions, continued customer satisfaction and contract renewal, new product development, continued availability of capable dedicated personnel, continued cost management, the success and availability of acquisitions, availability of financing and other factors, as well as by factors applicable to most companies such as general economic, competitive and other business and civil conditions. Information regarding certain of those and other risk factors and cautionary statements that could affect future results, performance or trends are discussed in HRAA's most recent annual report on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and other filings made with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time. All of the Company's forward-looking statements are expressly qualified by all such risk factors and other cautionary statements.

-Tables Follow-

    March 31,     December 31,  
    2013     2012  
Cash   $ 1,062,910     $ 893,458  
Accounts receivable     1,293,431       1,246,814  
Prepaid expenses     --       3,600  
Other current assets     45,757       688  
   Total Current Assets     2,402,098       2,144,560  
Property and Equipment, net     425,250       365,017  
Software     590,264       258,933  
Other assets     8,865       8,871  
Finance costs, net     2,395       2,477  
   Total Other Assets     601,524       270,281  
   Total Assets   $ 3,428,872     $ 2,779,858  
Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity  
Accounts payable   $ 283,802     $ 207,741  
Due to officer     75,000       75,000  
Accrued expenses     97,280       64,077  
Accrued payroll     527,698       412,186  
Loan payable to factor     439,474       827,075  
Accrued interest     8,743       4,524  
Lines of credit, current portion     72,115       25,000  
Capital Leases, current portion     28,706       16,923  
Notes payable, current portion, net of discount     431,649       202,557  
Long term debt, current portion     36,134       37,513  
Settlement Payable     69,167       115,278  
   Total Current Liabilities     2,069,768       1,987,874  
Capital Leases (net of current portion)     40,978       23,974  
Lines of credit (net of current portion)     118,750       125,000  
Notes payable (net of current portion), net of discount     548,031       273,751  
Long term debt (net of current portion)     173,034       181,457  
   Total Liabilities     2,950,561       2,592,056  
Commitments and Contingencies                
Stockholders' Equity:                
Common stock ($0.001 par value, 75,000,000 shares authorized,     44,727       39,055  
    44,726,562 shares and 39,054,867 issued and outstanding at          
    March 31, 2013 and December 31, 2012, respectively)                
Additional paid-in capital     3,453,210       2,738,545  
Subscription receivable     --       (5,000 )
Accumulated deficit     (3,019,626 )     (2,584,798 )
   Total Stockholders' Equity     478,311       187,802  
   Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity   $ 3,428,872     $ 2,779,858  
    For the three months ended  
    March 31,     March 31,  
    2013     2012  
Revenues   $ 2,156,597     $ 605,830  
Cost of Revenues     985,321       431,120  
Gross Profit     1,171,276       174,710  
Operating Expenses                
Selling and administrative expenses (includes stock compensation of $27,984 and $0 in 2013 and 2012, respectively)     1,444,085       609,270  
Research and development     289       32,213  
Depreciation and amortization     25,429       9,872  
Total Operating Expenses     1,469,803       651,355  
Operating Loss     (298,527 )     (476,645 )
Other Expense                
Other expense     (283 )     --  
Interest expense     (136,018 )     (5,922 )
Total Other Expense, net     (136,301 )     (5,922 )
Loss before provision for income taxes     (434,828 )     (482,567 )
Provision for income taxes     --       --  
Net Loss   $ (434,828 )   $ (482,567 )
Net Loss Per Share                
basic and diluted   $ (0.01 )   $ (0.01 )
Weighted Average Number of Shares Outstanding                
basic and diluted     43,792,483       32,231,559  
CONTACT: Investor Contacts:         KCSA Strategic Communications         Philip Carlson / Alex Woodbury         +1 212.896.1233 / +1 212.896.1267 /


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