The Mid-Atlantic Clearing House Association, Incorporated, trading as MACHA - The Mid-Atlantic Payments Association is a member-based organization recognized as the premier resource for information related to all payment rules and networks.
MACHA is a Regional Payments Association established in 1975 that serves financial institutions, businesses, and municipalities in Maryland, the District of Columbia, Delaware, Northern Virginia, Northeast West Virginia, and Southern Pennsylvania.
Our mission is to increase the understanding and use of payment networks by providing education, operational support, and advocacy to payments professionals.
MACHA shares a common strategy with its membership in the pursuit of maximized business efficiencies, improved and evolving payment processes, reduced risk and cost, and increased participant satisfaction. MACHA is a certified ECCHO Check Educational Partner and as a Direct Member Regional Payments Association of NACHA, is a specially recognized and licensed provider of ACH education, publications, and support.