Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc. Announces Partnership With Assure Disability To Offer Serve® Prepaid Cards For Social Security Disability Claimants
Jericho, NY – Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: ESQ) (“Company”), the financial holding company for Esquire Bank, National Association (“Esquire”), today announced that Esquire has signed an exclusive agreement with Assure Disability LLC (“Assure”), a leading fintech provider in the Social Security Disability (“SSD”) vertical that provides critical services to law firms, attorneys and SSD claimants nationally.
“Coupling Assure’s technology and national platform with the Serve® reloadable prepaid card product will transform SSD payments for law firms and their clients on a national basis,” stated Andrew C. Sagliocca, President & CEO of Esquire.
As previously announced in March of 2021, Esquire signed an exclusive agreement with InComm Payments, a global leading payments technology company, to offer prepaid card services under the Serve® brand for SSD payments. InComm Payments became the exclusive distributor of American Express’s prepaid reloadable and gift card products in the U.S. and acquired the Serve® technology platform in 2018. The Serve® product offered as part of this agreement with Esquire will be a Serve® Card issued by American Express.
“Assure has more than 100,000 prospective SSD claimants per year visit their website, matching those claimants with qualified law firms and attorneys within their geographic area to expedite the claims administration process for injured consumers,” stated Robert Higgins, President & CEO of Assure. “Assure offers a consolidated approach to disability scheduling for hearings through its unique technology platform, allowing lawyers to schedule multiple hearings per day.”
Assure has a best-in-class technology solution for law firms and claimants in the SSD vertical. The partnership between Assure and Esquire will help transform SSD payments to an innovative settlement solution that gives the claimants more flexible, secure access to their settlements and reduces administrative burdens.