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DataPath Teams Up to Give Thanks and Donate Food

DataPath recently teamed up with the Watershed to donate food. The 2015 holiday season officially kicked off across the country with the annual Thanksgiving celebration. For many people, it is a time to gather together and give thanks for their many blessings. However, there are some who are unable to enjoy the feast and participate … More >>

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HSA Investing – Many Account Holders are Missing Out

Health Savings Accounts (HSA), a popular component of employee benefit packages with high deductible health plans, offer an abundance of financial advantages for account holders. With tax-free contributions, interest-bearing accounts, and the option to invest, an HSA can be a significant player in an account holder’s financial security. In 2015, HSA owners can deposit up … More >>

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High Commuter Costs are Siphoning Money from Workers’ Wallets

According to a recent article featured on CNN Money, commuters in the United States spend an average of $2,600 annually on their daily commute. This comes out to about $10 per day getting to and from the work place. Furthermore, 60% of survey respondents reported an increase in their commuting costs as compared to 19% … More >>

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New Legislation on EMV Chips Won’t Affect DataPath Cards

Consumers who use debit and credit cards may have recently noticed that their cards look a little bit different. Many companies are now issuing cards with a card chip on the front, which is known as the Europay, MasterCard, and Visa (EMV). There is good reason many card issuers are using this new technology: Congressional … More >>

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DataPath Featured in 2015 Arkansas Business Profiles

DataPath, Inc. is featured in the 2015 edition of Arkansas Business Profiles.  The company has been in business since 1984 and has grown remarkably over the past 36 months. During that period, DataPath experienced a 120 percent growth in revenue as well as a significant increase in staff.  Among the highlights in the article is DataPath’s Summit solution, a … More >>

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DataPath Honored with Governor’s Quality Award

DataPath, Inc, a software development company that builds powerful software systems that administer healthcare benefit plans and specialized payment solutions, was awarded a Governor’s Quality Award on September 15, 2015. DataPath was one of six recipients of the Challenge Award, and company president, John Robbins Jr., was on hand to accept the honor. The Governor’s … More >>

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Cadillac Tax: What the Impending Tax Means for Businesses and Employees

In recent weeks, financial experts have been discussing the Cadillac Tax that applies to health care programs, including pre-tax contributions to HSA accounts. The tax, according to Bruce Japsen of Forbes.com, “was created as part of the Affordable Care Act largely as a way to help fund subsidized benefits to the uninsured under the law. Starting … More >>

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IRS Announces 2016 HSA Contribution Limits

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced new 2016 HSA contribution limits. HSA plans are popular among workers who are enrolled in high-deductible health plans (HDHP) because they can make untaxed contributions into an account for medical expenses, reducing their overall tax bill to the IRS. In addition, account holders can roll over unused funds … More >>

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Utilizing Your FSA For Back-To-School Shopping

August is nearly upon us which means that back-to-school shopping is right around the corner. You may realize that you still have a large sum in your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and its “use or lose it policy” has you considering how to make the most of your contributions. This is a great time to … More >>

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The Hidden Costs of Indemnity Payments

A recent white paper published by DataPath finds that traditional processing methods for indemnity payments may be costing claimants and businesses more than they anticipated. In an evolving 21st century world, people move frequently or work remotely, and some do not have easy access to their home banks. A staggering number of workers, an estimated 25 million people, … More >>

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IRS Guidance Provides Limited Transition Relief

As part of Notice 2015-7, the IRS issued guidance on Feb. 18 providing limited transition relief for certain premium reimbursement plans, including: Individual market premium reimbursement arrangements (PRAs), also known as  employer payment plans as defined in Notice 2013-54; Medicare premium reimbursement arrangements; and, Reimbursement arrangements supplementing Tricare. The relief does not extend to stand-alone HRAs or … More >>

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DataPath Provider Payments Simplifies Reimbursements for Workers’ Compensation Payers

DataPath Provider Payments reduces expenses, potential errors and centralizes tracking LITTLE ROCK, AR (December 3, 2014) – Managing provider payments can prove both challenging and costly for workers’ compensation payers. To help streamline this process, DataPath, Inc. announced today that it has launched an electronic provider payment solution for workers’ compensation. “We discovered that a significant … More >>

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RenewCard Automates Workers’ Compensation Indemnity Payment Processing

DataPath RenewCard reduces indemnity payment expenses, manual errors; simplifies tracking. /PRNewswire/ — Indemnity payments not only represent a sizable portion of workers’ compensation expenses, they also require significant administrative resources. DataPath announced today that it is introducing RenewCard, a card-based indemnity payment solution designed to streamline the process for workers’ compensation payers. “Our discussions with payers uncovered … More >>

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