National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance Members Can Now Support Wide Range of Billing and Payments Options via Fiserv
Master agreement will allow utilities, local governments, and other entities to offer a range of billing and payment options while avoiding complex procurement processes
BROOKFIELD, Wis., June 8, 2021– Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, has been selected as an approved end-to-end billing and payments provider to members of the National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA). The NCPA empowers thousands of public agencies in all 50 states to lower payment costs and provide payment options through preferred channels and safeguard sensitive data.
Over 90,000 NCPA agency members including utilities, local governments, counties, state agencies, federal government entities, school districts, higher education institutions, healthcare organizations, religious groups, and nonprofit corporations can now leverage the NCPA master contract with Fiserv to speed and reduce the cost of procurement.
“NCPA is impressed by the tremendous breadth of products and services that Fiserv will bring to our members through its municipal billing and payment processing contracts,” said Mike Muscara, Director, Member and Vendor Support at NCPA. “Our members will be able to handle all their billing and payments needs through Fiserv, which will streamline projects and save time and money.”
The Fiserv suite of solutions offers government agencies the ability to source a range of billing and payments services from a single vendor. These include print and mail services, a multi-channel electronic billing and payments platform, as well as an extensive walk-in bill payment network with over 30,000 locations in retail, grocery, and drugstores, making it easy for consumers to access and pay their bills in the way that suits them best.
“As public agencies navigate the ever-changing billing and payments environment they are challenged with delivering personalized experiences and convenient choices without adding unnecessary cost and complexity to their operations,” said Jose Garcia, senior vice president of Government Solutions at Fiserv. “Members of the NCPA can now benefit from a seamless payments environment, while engaging the people they serve with secure payment technology.”
In a world moving faster than ever before, Fiserv helps clients deliver solutions in step with the way people live and work today – financial services at the speed of life. Learn more at fiserv.com.
National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance is a leading national government purchasing cooperative working to reduce the cost of goods and services by leveraging the purchasing power of public agencies in all 50 states. NCPA utilizes state of the art procurement resources and solutions that result in cooperative purchasing contracts that ensure all public agencies are receiving products and services of the highest quality at the lowest prices.
Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) aspires to move money and information in a way that moves the world. As a global leader in payments and financial technology, the company helps clients achieve best-in-class results through a commitment to innovation and excellence in areas including account processing and digital banking solutions; card issuer processing and network services; payments; e-commerce; merchant acquiring and processing; and the Clover™ cloud-based point-of-sale solution. Fiserv is a member of the S&P 500® Index and the FORTUNE® 500, and is among the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies®. Visit fiserv.com and follow on social media for more information and the latest company news.