CHAD and NACHC’s Value in Purchasing (ViP) Program have partnered together to leverage the purchasing power of all health centers to bring them negotiated pricing on medical supplies and equipment, while supporting CHAD and The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC).

The CHAD/ViP program is managed through CHAD and Community Health Ventures, the business development affiliate of NACHC. Currently the CHAD/ViP program has negotiated preferred vendor agreements with Henry Schein and Kreisers. Both provide high-quality name brand and private brand products delivered through world-class distribution. They represent the best-in-class, with a focused commitment on superior customer service to help health centers fulfill their mission to create a health home and improve health-status outcomes for the underserved.

The Value in Purchasing (ViP) Program is the only national group-purchasing program for medical supplies and equipment endorsed by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). ViP has leveraged the national purchasing power of health centers to negotiate discounted prices for products and services used on a day-to-day basis. Currently over 600 centers are enrolled in the program nationally. ViP has saved health centers millions of dollars over the past few years, with average savings of 25%-38% on all health center purchases.

Health centers and CHAD member clinics are encouraged to request a free cost savings analysis by calling 1‐888‐299‐0324 or please contact: Rodrigo Peredo- [email protected] or Alex Vactor- [email protected].

altCommunity Health Ventures (CHV) is the business development affiliate of the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). Founded in 2000, CHV was created under the direction of health center leadership and tasked with creating workable solutions to the tremendous economic pressures facing today’s health centers. By negotiating group purchasing agreements that achieve better pricing, service, and contractual terms for the products and services health centers use on a daily basis, CHV helps health centers reduce costs and remain competitive.

Through comprehensive solutions in medical, dental, 340B, and technology, Henry Schein, Inc. is dedicated to helping health centers optimize and expand quality, cost-effective care to the communities in which they serve. Henry Schein, the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, is a Fortune 500® company recognized for its excellent customer service, highly competitive prices, and commitment to social responsibility.

Ialtn 1905, Frederick Kreiser opened a pharmacy in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Since that time, Kreisers has focused on medical/surgical equipment and supplies. Today, Kreisers is a major regional distributor across the upper Midwest offering a complete line of medical equipment and supplies to hospitals, physicians, nursing homes and home health providers. Kreisers continues to be operated as a family business, led by the founder's grandson, David Larson. To our customers we offer the strength and stability of proven past performance while leading the way into the future.


altPhysician Sales and Service, Inc. (PSS) is the nation's largest provider of medical supplies to the physician market. Our expertise has been developed by serving hundreds of thousands of caregivers. We provide fast, perrsonalized service while delivering meaningful healthcare solutions that help strengthen your practice.

Our Purpose: Strengthen the clinical success and financial health of caregivers by solving their biggest problems.

Our Mission: Improve caregivers' financial performance by 20%. It's time to care for the caregivers.®