Our History


  • 1984

    DataPath is founded by John Robbins, Sr. to create solutions for administering newly-legislated tax-advantaged employee benefit plans.

  • 1989

    Glen Hoffman joins the company as we begin developing software for the administration of early cafeteria plans.

  • 1991

    Hoffman develops our first system for the administration of Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs). We are the first to build MICR printed check functionality into benefit administration products.

  • 1995

    DataPath develops the first Windows-based system to administer defined contribution Medical Expense Reimbursement Plans (MERPs), the first custodial platform for administering Medical Savings Accounts (MSAs), and a system for the administration of early commuter plans.

  • 1997

    DataPath Administrative Services is established. Our Windows-based FSA administration system is launched and we begin processing (ACH) payments.

  • 2002

    Benefit Bank and MasterCard® partner with DataPath for healthcare credit card solutions, and Fiserv begins processing our card transactions. We meet with the U.S. Treasury as an expert witness on the use of credit cards for healthcare expenses.

  • 2003

    DataPath builds the first ACH solution for submission to banks, launches an early system for administering Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs), and begins developing the mySourceCard® and the COBRA administration system.

  • 2005

    We develop HSAToday® for the administration of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) with integrated investments.

  • 2007

    DataPath becomes a founding member of the Special Interest Group for Inventory Standards (SIGIS) and works to develop Integrated Inventory Approval Standards (IIAS) for auto-substantiation of health care debit card transactions.

  • 2009

    DataPath celebrates 25 years as a company.

  • 2010

    We convert from Fiserv CPS to EFT to better serve clients and prepare for future expansion. In addition, the US Patent and Trademark Office grants DataPath a patent for the ClaimsVault, which electronically stores claims and receipts for as long as the account holder maintains an active HSAToday® account.

  • 2011

    John Robbins, Sr. passes away and John Robbins, Jr. is named DataPath president and CEO.

  • 2012

    DataPath develops a cloud-based SaaS administration platform and moves into insurance payment solutions by creating our provider payments and RenewCard claimant payments products.

  • 2013

    Enhanced IT infrastructure, streamlined management, and improved branding come together as we complete state-of-the-industry SaaS administration and insurance payments systems.

  • 2014

    DataPath celebrates 30 years as a company.

  • 2015

    DataPath and our Administrative Services subsidiary attract national attention when selected to help develop and administer the Arkansas Health Independence Account (HIA) program, also known as the “private option.” Arkansas is the first state in the nation to receive Federal approval to use funds earmarked for Medicaid expansion in this manner.