Experian’s Financial Assistance CheckerSM
score is an automated, low cost solution that enables utility companies
to gain insight into customers’ income levels. The score enables utility
companies to quickly and easily determine which consumers qualify for low-income assistance
and in most cases immediately enroll them in the program.
The Financial Assistance Checker Score Can be Used for:
New customers — New customers are immediately scored to
see if they qualify for low-income assistance based on the utilities’ score
Existing customers — Customers already in a low-income assistance
program must re-enroll/recertify . Together with the utilities’ internal low-income
assistance program, the Financial Assistance Checker will allow companies to reduce
the number of manual application reviews and automatically qualify those current enrollees
who meet the requirements for the low-income assistance program. The score will not
disqualify anyone from the program, it will only indicate that a manual review must
Outreach — Companies can use the Financial Assistance Checker
to survey their database to identify and contact customers who currently are not enrolled
but who may qualify for a low-income assistance program.
How Experian's Financial Assistance Checker Can Help
Validate participants for your low-income assistance programs
in an automated environment
Identify consumers who may be eligible for low-income assistance
Optimize marketing campaign dollars aimed at low-income consumers
Reduce delinquency and collections issues with current low-income
Develop educational campaigns promoting awareness of financial
assistance programs available for energy bills
Learn how to quickly and efficiently identify new and existing customers who may
be eligible for low-income assistance programs and recertify those already enrolled. Improve
your company’s financial strength, but also enhance your image in your community.
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