Simpler and more secure disbursements

Mastercard® offers a variety of public sector solutions that can be implemented at any scale so governments can better serve their citizens and employees.

The shift to electronic payments allows governments to ensure that social benefit disbursements are delivered and used as expected, with increased transparency and reduced processing time and costs.


Achieve administrative savings and improved recipient experience service through digital payments

Social Benefits

Simplify program management by consolidating multiple benefits programs through a single digital payment platform, like scholarships, unemployment, food subsidies, among others


Health payments

Increase benefits and control by providing direct health insurance payments to patients



Using mobile technology to expand services and drive financial inclusion

See how Direct Express® is providing a safe and reliable way to receive federal benefit payments electronically

Mastercard is a trusted partner of governments throughout the world

We can help develop or strengthen your social disbursements program

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