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HERNDON, Va., Nov. 1, 2018 – The number of ACH payments totaled more than 5.6 billion in the third quarter of 2018, a 6.7 percent increase over Q3 2017, according to NACHA. The ACH Network’s strong performance is driven in large part by online and business-to-business (B2B) payments.

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[Podcast] Record ACH Payment Growth in 2020 to 26.8 Billion Payments

February 23, 2021
Nacha recently reported that 2020 was a record-setting year for the ACH Network. For the first time ever, payment volume increased from one year to the next by over 2 billion payments, with a total of nearly 27 billion. To put that figure into perspective, it equates to about 81 payments per U.S.

Signs of Hope, Even as Dentists Lag Doctors in Electronic Claim Payments

February 16, 2021
Many dentists have yet to experience the benefits of receiving insurance claim payments by ACH, but there are encouraging signs, a new report found. “Although the majority of dental payments are made via a paper check, the industry is seeing an uptick in the number of electronic dental payments, specifically for dental providers who have historically been hesitant to trust the exchange of electronic funds,” noted the 2020 CAQH Index. The eighth annual Index, released Feb.
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Are You Ready? Third Same Day Window Opens March 19

February 16, 2021
The third Same Day ACH processing and settlement window will take effect on Friday, March 19. As of that date, files of Same Day ACH payments may be submitted by an ODFI to its ACH Operator up to two hours later in the day. Are you ready? Same Day ACH Resources To prepare, Nacha wanted to remind you of resources that are available: Expanding Same Day ACH: Rule Background and FAQs Same Day ACH Resource Center End-User Briefing: Same Day ACH Same Day ACH Guidance for RDFIs Same Day ACH Guidance for ODFIs Same Day ACH Guidance for Processors Don't be a File Holder
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Do it Right the First Time. Nacha Consulting Can Help

February 16, 2021
You wouldn’t set out on a road trip without directions. After all, who wants to go 200 miles west only to discover you were supposed to go 100 miles east? So why would a business set up shop and work hard, without getting directions on the right way to handle payments? Unfortunately, that’s been known to happen.
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Nacha Announces Bluefin as a Preferred Partner for ACH Data Security

February 16, 2021
HERNDON, Va., Feb. 16, 2021 – Bluefin is now a Nacha Preferred Partner for ACH Data Security. In becoming a Preferred Partner, Bluefin joins a select group of innovators that Nacha recognizes for offering products and services that align with Nacha’s core strategies to advance the ACH Network. “Keeping ACH data secure is a key component of an ACH risk management program, as well as compliance with the Nacha Rules,” said Jane Larimer, Nacha President and CEO.