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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

DATE OF REPORT (DATE OF EARLIEST EVENT REPORTED): April 8, 2011

 

 

AUTHENTIDATE HOLDING CORP.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

COMMISSION FILE NUMBER: 0-20190

 

DELAWARE   14-1673067

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

Connell Corporate Center

300 Connell Drive, 5th Floor

Berkeley Heights, New Jersey 07922

(Address and zip code of principal executive offices)

(908) 787-1700

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code

 

 

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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On April 8, 2011, Authentidate Holding Corp. (the “company”) received a contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (the “VA”) pursuant to which the company was selected as a supplier to the VA for its Telehealth Program for home telehealth solutions. The award is for a national contract and under this agreement the company will market its telehealth solutions, developed by its Express MD joint venture, to VA facilities throughout the country. The agreement consists of a one year base period that commences May 15, 2011 and four option years, which are at the VA’s sole discretion.

During the contract period, the company will be committed to provide, subject to purchase orders from VA facilities, telehealth devices and certain associated software solutions. During the initial base period of the agreement, the contract has a maximum potential value of approximately $38.2 million, depending on the number of units actually purchased by VA facilities. There is no minimum purchase requirement under the contract. The agreement has a maximum potential value of approximately $122.0 million, assuming all contract extensions are exercised by the VA and the maximum quantity of units are purchased by VA facilities. There can be no assurance that the VA will exercise any of the option periods under the agreement nor can the company provide any assurances as to the actual amount of products and solutions, if any, that may ultimately be purchased by VA facilities under the agreement.

This Current Report on Form 8-K contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. When used in this report, the words “believe,” “anticipate,” “think,” “intend,” “plan,” “will be,” “expect,” and similar expressions identify such forward-looking statements. Such statements regarding future events and/or the future financial performance of the company, including statements about our expectations, are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual events or the actual future results of the company to differ materially from any forward-looking statement. Such risks and uncertainties include, among other things, the demand and interest for the company’s products and solutions, including its telehealth offerings, the ability to meet current and future requirements, the availability of any needed financing, the company’s ability to implement its business plan for various applications of its technologies, the impact of competition, the management of growth, and the other risks and uncertainties that may be detailed from time to time in the company’s reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements contained in this report are made as of the date hereof and may become outdated over time. The company does not assume any responsibility for updating any forward-looking statements.

 

Item 8.01 Other Events.

On April 11, 2011, the company announced by press release that it has been selected by the Department of Veteran Affairs (“VA”) as a supplier for its Telehealth Program in connection with the VA’s request for proposal for home telehealth solutions. The full text of the press release issued by the company in connection with the announcement is set forth as Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

The following exhibits are attached to this Form 8-K:

(d)

 

Exhibit No.

 

Description

99.1   Press Release

 

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SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.

 

    AUTHENTIDATE HOLDING CORP.
    By:  

O’Connell Benjamin

    Name:   O’Connell Benjamin
    Title:   President
Date: April 12, 2011      

 

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EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit
Number

  

Description

99.1    Press Release

 

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