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

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

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

Business Wire

NAPLES, Fla. -- November 12, 2013

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

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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