Network Provider Agreement
This Network Provider Agreement ("NPA") is made and entered into as of the date set forth on the signature page of this Agreement (the “Effective Date”), by and between Novus Medical Group, Inc., a Florida corporation (“Novus MedPlan”), and Provider, Inc. (“Provider”). domiciled in a state where medical marijuana is approved
WHEREAS, Provider’s business type is a Medical Marijuana Dispensary, and is independent of Novus MedPlan and wishes to provide products/services/discounts.
MOST NOTABLEY THERE IS NO COST INCURRED TO THE PROVIDER AND SECONDLY NOVUS AND PROVIDER CAN CANCEL THIS AGREEMENT AT ANY TIME
THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises and covenants herein, the parties agree as follows:
1. General Terms
a) Upon request from a Novus MedPlan member patient, Provider shall provide service/products listed on Exhibit A (hereinafter referred to as “Service/Products”) to members in the aforementioned state.)
b) Provider agrees to supply Service / Products to Novus MedPlan members at a discount at least equal to the discount rate listed per Exhibit A. Provider shall offer best pricing discounts to Novus MedPlan members, and ensure they receive the best possible pricing available from the Provider.
c) Novus MedPlan will not execute any agreement with any person or entity which provides products and services that compete with the Provider for the Service/Products per Exhibit A
d) Each party shall indemnify and save the other party harmless from and against any claims, demands, actions, causes of action, damages, losses, costs, liabilities or expenses whatsoever incurred by the other party as result of claims arising in relation to the performance of this Agreement or from any breach of this Agreement or from any negligent or willful act of that party, its officers, employees, agents or sub-contractors. This clause shall survive any expiration or termination of this Agreement.
e) The Agreement may be terminated, by either party, giving the other party 14 days’ notice in writing of the wish to terminate this Agreement.
f) Provider shall be responsible for ensuring, and represents and warrants at all times, that Provider shall have all necessary qualifications, licenses, permits and authorizations required under the laws and regulations within the aforementioned state to operate as contemplated herein, and will maintain such licenses, permits and authorizations during the term of the Agreement.
g) Provider shall not enter into any agreements or arrangements, whether written or oral, with any other health insurance and/or health insurance related medical plans and/or other organization within the health care insurance field and/or any other company offering medical discounts in the aforementioned state.
h) Provider can only sign up in states where Novus MedPlan is licensed.
2. Term and Termination.
The term of this Agreement shall be one (1) year from the Effective Date and thereafter shall automatically renew for successive periods of one (1) year each unless either party provides written notice of nonrenewal to the other at least fourteen days (14) before the end of the then current (initial or renewal) term or this Agreement is otherwise terminated pursuant to Paragraph 9 of this Agreement.
3. No Steering.
For the term of this Agreement and for two (2) years thereafter, Provider and its agents, employees, affiliates and subcontractors shall not engage in steering or otherwise directly or indirectly solicit any Novus MedPlan member to join a competing health plan or discount plan or induce any Novus MedPlan member to cease doing business with Novus MedPlan.
4. Governing Law
With the exception of the principles applying to the conflict of laws, this Agreement shall be governed by, and shall be construed in accordance with, the laws of the aforementioned state, United States of America.
5. Entire Agreement
This Agreement represents the entire understanding and agreement between the parties and supersedes all previous negotiations and understandings between them with respect to its subject matter. Further, this Agreement supersedes all previous agreements between the parties with regard to its subject matter and those agreements are now terminated and of no further effect.
Novus Medical Group, Inc.
12805 SW 84 Ave Road
Miami FL 33156