May 2019 Volume LIV Number 3


Member Benefit Spotlight

March 2012 Volume XLVIII Number 2

TransFirst Health Services: AAPD Partner for Payment Processing Addresses "Competitive Programs"

transfirstHow many times per month are you approached by a credit card processor offering rates so low that they appear to be too good to be true? You know the old adage, "If it appears to be too good to be true, it probably is!"

In 2006, the AAPD chose to endorse TransFirst Health Services for payment processing services for the AAPD membership. TransFirst was selected for three reasons -


1. Specializes in health care marketplace since 1995;

2. Is the actual processor-not a broker-and is ranked in the top 10 processors nationwide; and

3. Supports the AAPD financially; sharing revenues from the program with the AAPD.

It is a competitive industry and because TransFirst does share revenue with the AAPD at times it may be possible for a competitor to undercut our member program rates. When this happens we ask that you allow TransFirst to "Meet or Beat" a competing quote in hopes that you will remain in support of this AAPD "Non Dues Fee Income" Program.

Keep in mind the benefits of the AA PD - TransFirst Program:

No contract terms! No penalties should you decide to leave the program.

Competitive pricing based on thousands of health care provider offices volume - experience the savings of group pricing!

Gross Depositing vs. Net; fees are not deducted until after month end for daily reconciliation ease.

Manage multiple patient payment options including Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and ACH (electronic checks) through a single payment processing solution

Accept electronic payments from checking or savings accounts and turn paper checks into electronic transactions.

Recurring payment profiles allow storing of payment information for repeat customers or to schedule automatic payments.

If you have received a competitive offer and would like to obtain a free comparative analysis from TransFirst, please contact