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Participating Providers/Facilities - Get connected with Electronic Funds Transfer 
Stop waiting for your check to arrive in the mail. Empire can automatically deposit your claims payment through Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT). It’s all about convenience, safety and faster payment. This transaction is available at no cost. 
Advantages of Electronic Funds Transfer 
EFT is a safe, secure and modern alternative to paper checks. Transactions are processed by the bank through the Automated Clearinghouse (ACH) network, the secure transfer system that connects all U.S. financial institutions. Providers who use EFT may notice the following benefits: 
Administrative savings — faster access to funds may improve cash flow
Avoid lost checks and fraud
Eliminate the cumbersome process of manually logging your deposit information
Less manual intervention
Easier reconciliation of payments with bank statements
The EFT enrollment process is simple 
Providers seeking to register or manage account changes for EFT, will need to use the Council for Affordable Quality Health Care (CAQH) Enrollment Tool, a secure electronic EFT registration platform. 
Your check isn’t en route to your office… it’s already in your account! 
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