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ACI Worldwide Selected by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island to Prepare for Affordable Care Act

Nov 12, 2013

ACI Bill Payment Solutions provide consumer convenience and efficiency for Rhode Island's largest health insurer

NAPLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading international provider of electronic payment and banking systems, announced today that Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) will leverage its bill payment solutions to power mobile, web, IVR (interactive voice response), call center and eLockbox (consolidated remittances) payment options on one integrated platform.

The Affordable Care Act's mandate for individual coverage is widely expected to increase the number of Americans looking to purchase healthcare insurance, and these individuals will expect convenient payment options from their insurers. ACI Bill Payment Solutions enable insurers like BCBSRI to offer unmatched consumer convenience by meeting all consumer payment preferences; they also generate greater cost savings by integrating all channels and payment types to streamline operations.

"With a growing membership of more than 500,000, our focus is on providing Rhode Islanders with health insurance plans that meet their needs. Making the process as seamless as we can includes having a streamlined payment system," said Nathaniel Bosgraaf, Channel Manager, Retail Management for BCBSRI. "This means giving members an intuitive interface with user-friendly functionality. ACI is the vendor that understands this best."

"Health insurers like BCBSRI are singularly focused on giving their members the best overall experience, which includes quick and easy bill pay," said Eric Labiak, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, ACI On Demand. "We've developed our EBPP technology with the end user in mind, which is why insurers continue to turn to us for their electronic bill presentment and payment needs."

About ACI Worldwide

ACI Worldwide powers electronic payments and banking for more than 2,600 financial institutions, retailers, billers and processors around the world. ACI software enables $13 trillion in payments each day, processing transactions for more than 250 of the leading global retailers, and 18 of the world's 20 largest banks. Through our comprehensive suite of software products and hosted services, we deliver a broad range of solutions for payments processing; card and merchant management; online banking; mobile, branch and voice banking; fraud detection; trade finance; and electronic bill presentment and payment. To learn more about ACI, please visit You can also find us on Twitter @ACI_Worldwide.

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