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Nacha Announces Addition of New Programs to PAYMENTS 2014 Agenda

March 4, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nacha 703-561-3952 media@nacha.org Nacha Announces Addition of New Programs to PAYMENTS 2014 Agenda “Spotlight Speaker Series” Features Sessions on the Topics Shaping the Payments Space of Tomorrow and “Executive Forum” Delivers Exclusive Education and Networking Opportunities for Industry Executives HERNDON, Va., March 4, 2014 – Today, Nacha – The Electronic Payments Association announced the addition of two new programs to the PAYMENTS 2014 agenda.
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Direct Deposit via ACH – A Tool to Help Employees Save

February 24, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nacha 703-561-3952 media@nacha.org Direct Deposit via ACH – A Tool to Help Employees Save  Nacha Encourages Saving Through Direct Deposit and Split Deposit During America Saves Week, February 24 – March 1 HERNDON, Va., February 24, 2014 – Today, almost 75 percent of employed consumers receive their pay through Direct Deposit via ACH, according to Nacha – The Electronic Payments Association. Direct Deposit via ACH, which provides for the electronic deposit of payroll, also enables split deposit, or the ability to divide pay between multiple accounts.
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Founder & CEO of StashWall to Serve as Speaker for Nacha’s Annual Payments System Awards Luncheon at PAYMENTS 2014

February 21, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nacha 703-561-3952 media@nacha.org Founder & CEO of StashWall to Serve as Speaker for Nacha’s Annual Payments System Awards Luncheon at PAYMENTS 2014 Nacha Now Accepting Nominations for 2014 Payments System Awards – George Mitchell Payments System Excellence Award, Kevin O'Brien ACH Quality Award, and PayItGreen Award HERNDON, Va., February 21, 2014 – Today, Nacha – The Electronic Payments Association announced Anat Baron, Founder and CEO of StashWall, as the speaker for the 2014 Payments System Awards Luncheon, held during PAYMENTS 2014.
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More Than Eight Million Healthcare EFTs via ACH in January

February 19, 2014
More than eight million healthcare electronic funds transfers (EFTs) via ACH were made in January 2014, the first month in which health plans were required to be compliant with the newly adopted healthcare EFT standard transaction.
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Nacha Announces Keynotes for PAYMENTS 2014

February 13, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nacha 703-561-3952 media@nacha.org Nacha Announces Keynotes for PAYMENTS 2014 Kristian Hammond, Co-Founder of Narrative Science, to Share Insights on How Artificial Intelligence Can Drive Business Gamification Expert, Gabe Zichermann, to Headline “Industry Agenda” HERNDON, Va., February 13, 2014 – Today, Nacha – The Electronic Payments Association announced the keynote and “Industry Agenda” speakers for this year’s PAYMENTS conference, the largest and most comprehensive education event for the payments industry, which will take place April 6-9 in Orlando, Fl
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Congressman Gerald E. Connolly Issues Congressional Proclamation Recognizing National AAP Recognition Day

February 11, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nacha 703-561-3952 media@nacha.org Congressman Gerald E. Connolly Issues Congressional Proclamation Recognizing National AAP Recognition Day Nationwide Celebration on February 11 Recognizes Achievements and Contributions of Accredited ACH Professionals HERNDON, Va., February 11, 2014 – Today, Congressman Gerald E. Connolly of Virginia issued a Congressional Proclamation recognizing National Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) Recognition Day.
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Nacha Working to Strengthen Safety, Security and Integrity of the ACH Network

February 1, 2014
Nacha is reviewing potential rules to strengthen the safety, security and integrity of the ACH Network by reducing the incidence of transaction returns and exceptions.  Our public comment period on these proposed rules changes closed in January. Nacha accepts comments from all Network participants including financial institutions across the country, ACH Operators, service providers, business users and other vested parties, as well as law enforcement, consumer organizations, and financial services regulators.
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Nacha Awards Nearly 400 Individuals the Accredited ACH Professional Credential

January 17, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nacha 703-561-3952 media@nacha.org Nacha Awards Nearly 400 Individuals the Accredited ACH Professional Credential  New and Current AAPs to Be Recognized During National AAP Recognition Day - February 11, 2014   HERNDON, Va., January 17, 2014 – Nacha – The Electronic Payments Association recently awarded 377 individuals the Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) credential. The AAP credential establishes one’s credibility, professional competency, and expertise within the payments industry.
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Nacha Statement on Federal Reserve Banks' Consultation Paper on Payment System Improvement

December 13, 2013
Nacha — The Electronic Payments Association today filed its comments with the Federal Reserve Banks on its Consultation Paper on Payment System Improvement noting that the major themes are aligned with Nacha’s ACH Blueprint which was released in 2012 and outlines 10-year priorities for the ACH Network. Specifically, Nacha’s response to the Consultation Paper calls out that: Nacha envisions an ACH architecture in which a near-real-time messaging system, supported by more frequent settlement, is “layered” on top of the Network, meeting the current and future needs of users. While Nacha agre
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Nacha Issues RFC on Proposed Rules to Improve ACH Network Quality (Comment Period Closed)

November 12, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nacha 703-561-3952 media@nacha.org  Nacha Issues RFC on Proposed Rules to Improve ACH Network Quality HERNDON, Va., November 12, 2013 - Nacha - The Electronic Payments Association today publically issued two proposed rules that are complementary approaches to improving ACH Network quality by reducing the incidence of exceptions.  As components of Nacha’s Risk Management Strategy, the proposed rules are intended to protect the safety, security and integrity of the ACH Network and the consumers, governments, businesses and financial institutions that move their
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Nacha’s Global Payments Forum Announces Release of White Paper: What Will the Role of Bank Accounts Be as Payments Evolve?

October 16, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nacha 703-561-3952 media@nacha.org Nacha’s Global Payments Forum Announces Release of White Paper: What Will the Role of Bank Accounts Be as Payments Evolve? Paper Will be Presented at Upcoming GPF Meeting October 17-18 in New York Payments Industry Leaders to Discuss Keeping the Bank Account Central to Payments Among Other Trending Global Payments Topics HERNDON, Va., October 16, 2013 – Nacha -The Electronic Payments Association’s Global Payments Forum (GPF) today announced the release of a new white paper titled, What Will the Role of Bank Accounts Be as Pa
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