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Prime Source GPO Membership Application Agreement

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As evidenced by, and effective upon, by reading and agreeing this Prime Source GPO Membership Application, the member identified on this application (the “Member”) hereby agrees to abide by the terms of this GPO Membership Application with Prime Source National Corporation d/b/a Prime Source GPO (“PSG”) and the PSG GPO terms and conditions (“GPO Terms and Conditions”) on behalf of itself and its subsidiaries and affiliates, if any, identified in this membership application (“Participating Facilities”). Collectively, the Prime Source GPO Membership Application and Prime Source GPO Terms and Conditions are referred to as this “Agreement.”

  • Participation in GPO Program. PSG is a group purchasing organization (“GPO”) that provides group purchasing programs through which Member and Participating Facilities may purchase certain products and services (“Covered Products and Services”) from participating vendors (“Vendors”) with whom PSG contracts (“Vendor Contracts”). Member hereby engages PSG to act as its Primary GPO (as such term is defined in the GPO Terms and Conditions) and is hereby granted access to Vendor Contracts, pursuant to which Member and/or Participating Facilities may purchase Covered Products and Services available thereunder for use by Member and Participating Facilities. Member represents and warrants that all Covered Products and Services purchased, licensed, or leased by Member and/or Participating Facilities under Vendor Contracts will be for their own use in the provision of services by Member and/or Participating Facilities, and not for resale or distribution to third parties other than in the course of furnishing facility-related services.
  • Vendor Contracts. Member hereby authorizes PSG, as its GPO agent, to: (i) negotiate the terms of, enter into,cancel, or modify any Vendor Contracts as it deems necessary, advisable, or appropriate; (ii) receive from Vendors data relating to purchases of Covered Products and Services under Vendor Contracts by Member and Participating Facilities; and (iii) collect certain rebates and utilize good faith efforts to collect rebates payable on Member’s and Participating Facilities’ purchases through Vendor Contracts. Member acknowledges that Vendors shall have final right of approval over Member’s and each Participating Facility’s participation under Vendor Contracts. Member hereby agrees to be bound to any and all letters of commitment, letters of participation, or any other similar document executed by Member and intended to evidence Member’s and Participating Facilities’ intended participation in a Vendor Contract. Member agrees that PSG is acting as a negotiator and will neither take title to, nor be obligated to pay for, any products and/or services whatsoever by virtue of this Agreement or any order placed or purchases made by Member or any Participating Facilities. Member (and not PSG) shall be solely responsible for compliance with Vendor Contract terms and conditions and Member shall be solely liable for all purchases and orders made pursuant to any Vendor Contracts. The provisions of this Section shall survive termination or expiration of this Agreement.
  • Compliance with Laws. Member and Participating Facilities shall comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations (“Applicable Laws”).
  • GPO Fees. PSG hereby informs Member and Member acknowledges that, for administrative and other services provided by PSG, PSG will receive payment of fees from Vendors from which Member and Participating Facilities purchase Covered Goods and Services (“GPO Fees”) of three percent (3%) or less of the purchase prices of the Covered Goods and Services provided by those Vendors to Member and Participating Facilities. In the event that a Vendor Contract involves GPO Fees payable to PSG that exceed three percent (3%) of the purchase price of Covered Goods or Services purchased by Member and Participating Facilities, PSG will, on the PSG “Fees Disclosure” document located on its website at www.primesourcegpo.com and incorporated herein by reference, specify the amount (or, if not known, the maximum amount) that PSG will be paid by such Vendor for such purchases. PSG shall disclose in writing to Member at least annually, and to the Secretary of Health and Human Services upon request, the amount of GPO Fees received from each Vendor with respect to purchases made by or on behalf of Member and Participating Facilities in accordance with the federal Anti-Kickback Statute regulations applicable to GPOs (42 C.F.R. § 1001.952(j)).
  • Term and Termination. This Agreement will remain in effect commencing on the date signed by the Member until terminated pursuant to the terms of this Agreement. In the event of a breach of any provision of this Agreement by Member or any Participating Facility, PSG shall notify Member in writing of the specific nature of the breach and if Member or the breaching Participating Facility does not cure the breach within thirty (30) days of receiving such notice, PSG may immediately terminate this Agreement. Either party may terminate this Agreement without cause or penalty upon written notice to the other party. Upon termination of this Agreement for any reason whatsoever, PSG shall have no further obligations under this Agreement to Member or Participating Facilities (except as noted herein), and this Agreement shall be null and void and without any force or effect. Termination shall not preclude PSG from pursuing any and all remedies available to it at law or equity.
  • General. This Agreement may only be amended by a written agreement bearing handwritten signatures of authorized agents of each of the parties and expressing an intent to be bound by the terms of such an amendment, except that the GPO Terms and Conditions may be modified in accordance with its terms. A facsimile or scanned copy of a handwritten signature shall be sufficient for purposes of this Agreement. This Agreement, including all exhibits referenced herein, constitutes the entire understanding and agreement between the parties concerning the subject matter hereof, and supersedes all prior negotiations, agreements and understandings between the parties, whether oral or in writing, concerning the subject matter hereof. The terms on any exhibits, attachments, quotations, proposals, or pre-printed form documents between PSG and Member shall have no effect and the terms of this Agreement shall control. In the event of a conflict between the terms of this GPO Participation Agreement and the GPO Terms and Conditions, the GPO Terms and Conditions shall control and govern. Any waiver of a breach of any provision(s) of this Agreement shall not be deemed effective unless in writing and signed by the party against whom enforcement of the waiver is sought. Member shall not assign, subcontract, delegate or otherwise transfer this Agreement or any of its rights or obligations hereunder, without PSG’s prior written consent. This Agreement shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective successors and permitted assigns. If any part of this Agreement shall be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable by any valid act of Congress or act of any state legislature or by any regulation duly promulgated by the United States or a state acting in accordance with the law, or declared null and void by any court of competent jurisdiction, then such part shall be reformed, if possible, to conform to the law and, in any event, the remaining parts of this Agreement shall be fully effective and operative insofar as reasonably possible
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Apr 11, 2018

Take Your Facility to the Next Level!


How would you residents describe a stay in your long or short-term care facility? Like an all-expenses paid vacation at the Ritz-Carlton?
Or an unfortunate summer camp-esque  experience forced upon them by an impatient mom who needs a break from her kids?

In this business, reputation is everything. You’ve already worked hard to secure a team of excellent doctors, nurses, therapists, and
management staff, but providing these services will only get you so far. The modern facility offers exceptional healthcare
in addition to beautiful, fresh,
pleasant accommodations.  Looking to build a name for your facility as “The Best of the Best?” It’s time to revamp your image!

It’s makeover time!


Sure, a fresh coat of paint and new carpets can work wonders for the property, but we doubt that’s making it into the budget. Never fear,
there are easier ways to give the building a “facelift” than calling in HGTV.

Here’s 5 simple ways to freshen up your facility from fixer-upper to five stars!

#1: Fix the lighting. Never underestimate the power of great lighting. Harsh, stark overhead brights only contribute to that icky
hospital-like feel. Sure, residents may be receiving treatment here, but no one wants to be reminded of their situation everytime the lights go on.
Speak to your Prime Source GPO representative to gain exclusive discounts on electrical supplies!

#2: Fire your DJ. Wait, you don’t have a DJ on staff spinning hot tracks like “Billie Jean?” No wonder your vibe is a bummer!
Ok, we’re kidding about the DJ, but it’s definitely important to have pleasant, calming, and mood-boosting music playing in strategic zones,
like your lobby and activity rooms.

#3: Take care of obvious issues. If you have a pest problem, hold off on the Extreme Home Makeover Healthcare Edition and take care of it.
If the water is only hot between 2 and 4am: you’re going to have some cranky residents on your hands. Speak to someone on our team to get in
touch with service providers that won’t empty your bank account.

Mice need homes too. But somewhere else.

#4: Make your bed and lie in it. Never underestimate the power of an amazing bed. From quality mattresses to adequate pillows to fresh,
clean, happy linens, prepping a “dreamy” bed for your residents instantly makes them feel at home. A great night’s sleep = happy campers.
Ask your Prime Source GPO representative about our partnership with Harbor Linens!

#5: Listen to the people. Ask your residents what they would love to see upgraded in their accommodations. You’d be surprised by their
answers – who knew switching up the shampoo would make all the difference to Mr. Martinez?! All Rosie wants for Christmas is new window
shades that keep out the sun? Prepare for a revelation-filled research project.

Taking your facility from fixer-upper to the next level doesn’t have to be a billion dollar project. Especially not when you’re working hand-in-hand
with Prime Source GPO to score great deals on quality products and impeccable services! Give us a call to learn more.

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