Our History Home / About / Our History Need more information? Get In Touch 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.