1.2 Exclusivity. This Agreement is an exclusive agreement, which means that during the term of this Agreement, the Contractor, including the affiliates of any contractor approved in writing by the Hospital, whose consent cannot be unreasonably withheld or delayed, is the sole source of the services to be provided in the Facilities, regardless of the department, in accordance with this Agreement. The Hospital agrees that, during the term of this Agreement, it will not enter into a contract with physicians who are not affiliated with the Contractor for the provision of the Services. In addition, the Hospital agrees that under this Agreement, only physicians employed by the Contractor will be entitled to the grant of clinical privileges necessary for the provision of the Services, unless otherwise specified herein. This exclusivity concession is based on the hospital`s conclusion that the services provided hereunder by the Contractor are of a specialized nature and are best provided by a single Contractor who is able to assume the planning and personnel obligations associated with the provision of those services and to improve the efficiency and effectiveness with which the services are provided. Facilitate the development of standardized policies, procedures and protocols for Services and enable better monitoring of the quality of care for patients who need it. Privileges would be granted for the development of technologies and/or new procedures as in all medical specialties, including radiology, as determined by the Certification Committee and the Board of Directors. This Agreement (the «Agreement») applies from the __ date of __, 20__, by and between [Hospital] («Hospital»), a non-participating tax-exempt corporation with an address to ___ and [Entrepreneur] («Contractor»), a _____ Company with an address less than ____ 2.9 Reimbursement by a third party. The Contractor, recognizing that the Hospital participates in various third-party payment programs, agrees to make all reasonable efforts to be a participating provider in all programs supported by the Hospital. The Parties will cooperate fully to ensure that both will be able to adequately meet all participation requirements and receive the highest reasonable payment in the circumstances associated with such programs, in the mutual interest of both, the Hospital will use reasonable efforts to inform the Contractor of negotiations on third party payment program contracts, which would have a material impact on the provision of services under this Agreement by the Contractor.
The Contractor agrees to notify the Hospital at least sixty (60) days prior to the expiration of existing contracts with third party payers. The Contractor undertakes to discount the cost of its services to patients of the hospital at least 25% of the nominal price of the services during a period of contract expiry or non-participation. This contract and/or any other agreement concluded for reduced prices will be treated confidentially by the hospital. 2.2.5 Contractor Warranties. During the term of this Agreement, Contractor agrees to comply with all applicable federal and state laws, regulations and rules governing the services to be provided by Contractor. The contractor certifies that he has all the state permits necessary for the provision of the services. The Entrepreneur further certifies that it, its parent companies and/or subsidiaries, as well as any of its employees, subcontractors or agents who will provide services under the Agreement, have not currently been suspended or ever suspended from participation in criminal or civil penalties, fines, civil fines, exclusions or other penalties by any private or public health insurance program. Were. including Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal or state health insurance program. The Contractor acknowledges that the Contractor and any radiologist providing services under this Agreement are not bound by any agreement or arrangement that would prevent the Contractor from providing or providing in full the services required under this Agreement. The Contractor further acknowledges that it has notified the Hospital in writing of any immediate family member of a radiologist who provides services under this Agreement and who has a compensation agreement or investment interest with the Hospital («Immediate Family Member» includes a husband or wife, a biological or adoptive parent, a child or sibling; step-parent, step-son, half-brother or half-sister; stepfather, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law or sister-in-law; grandparent or grandchild; or spouse of a grandparent or grandchild). .