Our mission is clear.

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.

We're proud to help you succeed.

The Mark of Excellence signifies that MACHA, through its Direct Membership in NACHA, is a specially recognized and licensed provider of ACH education, publications, and support.  Through MACHA's ACH training, you may prepare for and retain the AAP designation.

MACHA is proud to be a Trusted Educational Partner of ECCHO (The Electronic Check Clearing House Organization).  We offer accredited training and exam preparation to help you earn your NCP designation and maintain it through continuing education credits.