What type of franchise is available?
First Care Medical is offering single unit and area development agreement options, for the operation of single or multiple First Care Medicals within an exclusive territory.
How much does the franchise cost?
First Care Medical engages in the operation of walk-in primary care, urgent care, and pediatrics. The Initial Franchise Fee is $39,900 with protected rights to operate in a specific area as defined by First Care Medical Franchise LLC. The total investment necessary to begin the operation of a First Care Medical franchise ranges from $567,600 to $769,400. This includes the Initial Franchise Fee of $39,900 that must be paid to the Franchisor or affiliate.
Is there a royalty or an on-going fee?
Yes, the continuing services or “royalty” fee is 6% of the monthly gross revenues derived from the franchised business. This fee entitles you to continued use of the First Care Medical name, trademarks, and access to our unmatched franchisee support/benefit system which includes: initial and on-going trainings, proven operating system, marketing assistance, low product costs, and other benefits that come with being a part of the First Care Medical community of franchises.
What are the First Care Medical franchise advantages?
As a First Care Medical franchisee, you can benefit from our owners’ extensive years of experience which will also accompany, name and following, training and support programs as well as proprietary systems in place to allow you to succeed in the medical industry.
How can owning a First Care Medical Franchise provide me with the maximum benefit?
You will benefit from an established business model, proven methods and products with on-going training, support and custom software to help run your business. You will have association and synergy with other franchisees and also benefit from our branding and marketing material and methods derived from years of experience and proven success.
What about advertising?
We realize that furthering the recognition of First Care Medical and reputation is essential in the success of our franchisees. A collective advertising budget allows us to advertise in media outlets that benefit us all. While we have not activated it at this time, we may require a contribution of up to 2% of your monthly gross sales in the future for a national marketing fund. You are also required to spend at least 2% of your monthly gross sales on First Care Medical advertising and 2% for cooperative advertising programs.
How much training is provided?
First Care Medical provides you with a comprehensive and multi-faceted training course which consists of 41 hours of classroom training and 52 hours of on the job training.
What form of continuing support will I receive?
As a First Care Medical franchisee, you are in constant contact with your franchise representative that will provide you continued guidance with customer service, operations, accounting, marketing, proprietary systems and practices, and any other questions that may arise.
Will I have an exclusive territory?
Yes, each First Care Medical franchisee will be given their own “designated zone” in which no other First Care Medical will be allowed to operate. The exclusive territory will be a radius of 5 miles around your store or a population density of 50,000 people, whichever is lesser of the two.
What is the term of the First Care Medical franchise agreement?
The initial term of the First Care Medical franchise agreement is 10 years which is to be followed by consecutive renewable terms of 5 years. Provided the franchisee remain in good standing.
What’s my next step?
Complete the franchise application form on our website. If approved, your franchise representative will reach out to you in a timely manner to discuss the next steps in the franchising procedure. At this time, if you have any further questions, please feel free to call us at 305-592-9229.