blog Winner, Winner! <p class="paragraph_text">We think most actors would agree: It's great to be nominated, and it's even greater to win! Along with Evolution1 Partner <a title="" href="" target="_blank">HealthMine</a>(formerly SeeChange Health Solutions),Evolution1 was named a 2015 Paybefore Awards winner in the Judges' Choice category.</p> <p class="paragraph_text">We collaborate to provide customers with a seamless experience across the healthcare continuum. We've worked together to integrateHealthMine's Personal Clinical Engagement (PCE) platform with the multi-account card reimbursement management capabilities of <a title="" href="" target="_blank">1Cloud by Evolution1</a>®.</p> <p class="paragraph_text">We're now vying for Best-in-Category distinction. Visit <a title="" href="" target="_blank"></a> now and cast your vote! </p> <p class="paragraph_text">Thanks, HealthMine, for choosing Evolution1, and congrats on this shared honor!</p> <p class="paragraph_text">Read the full press release <a href="">here</a>.</p> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 06:06:06 +0000 Welcome, CBIZ! <p class="paragraph_text">We’re excited to welcome <a title="" href="" target="_blank">CBIZ, Inc</a>. to our network of Partners. CBIZ is the largest U.S. benefits specialist and a top 20 broker of U.S. business. We are thrilled to have them on board! </p> <p class="paragraph_text">We converted CBIZ’s book of healthcare FSA and HRA accounts from its previous vendor. Now, CBIZ can offer a new integrated HSA solution as well as a true multi-account solution. Good stuff!</p> <p class="paragraph_text">Again, welcome, CBIZ, and thank you for choosing Evolution1!</p> <p class="paragraph_text">Read the full press release <a href="">here</a>.</p> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 06:06:06 +0000 Get Ready to Kick It <p class="paragraph_text">We're super excited to introduce our all-new <a title="" href="" target="_blank">2015 Open Enrollment Kickstart site.</a> Customizable collateral. Ready-to-go resources. Spectacular stuff. It's all there. </p> <p class="paragraph_text">Organized by enrollment phase - pre-enrollment, open enrollment, and post-enrollment - <a title="" href="" target="_blank">Kickstart</a> makes it easier for Evolution1 Partners to help employers and employees navigate healthcare benefits decisions.</p> <p class="paragraph_text">Read the full press release <a href="">here</a>.</p> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:06:06 +0000 Making the Best Better: 1Cloud <p class="paragraph_text">Our mission to simplify the business of healthcare is something that we – together with our Partners – work toward every day. Every. Single. Day. With our latest release of 1Cloud by Evolution1 – the only solution available that provides a single end-to-end user experience – we’ve once again made the best better.</p> <p class="paragraph_text">Simplicity. Consistency. Clear language. Intuitive navigation. It’s all there and more. FSA rollover? We have the best solution in the industry to handle it. <a title="" href="" target="_blank">1Cloud.</a></p> <p class="paragraph_text">Read the full press release <a href="">here</a>.</p> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 06:06:06 +0000 We Did It Again: Inc. 5000 List <p class="paragraph_text">We're excited to share that we've been named to the 2014 Inc. 5000 List, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing companies. And we're even more excited to share that this is the seventh consecutive year we've made the list! This tremendous accomplishment is possible because of our Partners and Team Members. So to all of you, thank you, and congratulations!</p> <p class="paragraph_text">Read the full press release <a href="">here</a>.</p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:06:06 +0000 Evolution1 Announces Intent to be Acquired by WEX Inc. <p class="paragraph_text">At 3:06 p.m. CT today, <a href="">Evolution1</a> issued a press release announcing that <a href="">WEX, Inc.</a> (NYSE: WEX), a leading provider of corporate payment solutions, plans to acquire Evolution1 for $532.5 million in cash.</p> <p class="paragraph_text">Our focus has always been – and continues to be – on helping our Partners to scale their operations and drive long-term growth. We are excited about the growth opportunities this creates for our Partners.</p> <p class="paragraph_text">Read the full press release <a href="">here</a>.</p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 08:18:25 +0000 Register Today: Free Consumer Directed Healthcare Webinar Series <p class="paragraph_text">Mark your calendars and plan to attend an important upcoming webinar series presented by Evolution1. We’ll discuss all-things consumer directed healthcare: What’s changed, how the present landscape looks, what the future holds, and how you can capitalize on these opportunities.</p> <p class="paragraph_text">Jeff Bakke, our chief strategy officer, will kick off the series next Wednesday at 1 p.m. CT with a webinar titled “<a href="">A Fresh Approach to CDH: 5 Ways to Get in It to Win It</a>”. Registration is available at <a href=""></a>. Additional titles in the webinar series include:</p> <ul><li class="paragraph_text">- “<a href="">Health Plan Essentials for Private Exchange and Defined Contribution Strategies</a>”, 1 p.m. CT Wednesday, June 4, presented by Bakke in conjunction with <a href="">AHIP</a>.</li> <li class="paragraph_text">- “<a href=";siteurl=evolution1&amp;service=6&amp;rnd=0.2426632858679868&amp;">The Rise of HSAs: Past, Present, and Future Trends</a>”, 1 p.m. CT Wednesday, June 25, presented by <a href="">Chris Byrd</a>, president and chief operating officer of Evolution1, and <a href="">Roy Ramthun</a>, founder/advisor of HSA Consulting Services. The webinar is hosted by <a href="">Healthcare Trends Institute</a>, an educational platform sponsored by Evolution1 that helps employers, third-party administrators, health plans, brokers, banks, payroll providers, consumers, and other stakeholders keep up with the rapidly changing healthcare benefits industry.</li> </ul><ul><li class="paragraph_text">- “How Healthcare Reform is Creating Significant Opportunity for Banks Across the Country”, 1 p.m. CT Thursday, July 10, presented by Heather Andrews, vice president of enterprise Partner development at Evolution1.</li> </ul><p class="paragraph_text">Plan now to join these informative – and free – webinars.</p> <p class="paragraph_text">Read the full press release <a href="">here</a>.</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 14:46:27 +0000 TODAY ONLY: Watch Partner Conference 2014 Online <p class="paragraph_text">Earlier this month, we welcomed record attendance to our seventh annual <a href="">Partner Conference</a>. To those of you that attended the event, thank you for making it the best one yet!</p> <p class="paragraph_text">For those of you who were unable to attend Partner Conference 2014, good news: We are offering a complimentary replay – TODAY ONLY – of the opening keynote by<a href="">Jeff Young, industry veteran and longtime chairman and CEO of Evolution1</a>.</p> <p class="paragraph_text">And that’s not all: Also available for replay today are the Partner Conference 2014 opening video – which outlines our vision for the future as we deliver on our mission to simplify the business of healthcare – and the Partner Panel.</p> <p class="paragraph_text">Take time today to watch the <a href="">Partner Conference 2014 Opening Video</a>, the <a href="">Opening Keynote by Jeff Young</a>, and the <a href="">Partner Panel</a> from the industry’s go-to, don’t-miss event…the Evolution1 Partner Conference!</p> <p class="paragraph_text">Read the full press release <a href="">here</a>.</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:58:41 +0000 Let’s Hear it for these Partners! <p class="paragraph_text">Last week at <a href="">Partner Conference 2014</a> we celebrated the tremendous accomplishments our Partners achieved in 2013. Our Partners are the best in the industry, and our Partner Excellence Awards recognize the best of the best. Thank you to all our Partners who help us deliver on our mission to reduce costs and simplify the business of healthcare. And to our 2013 Partner Excellence Award winners, congratulations again! </p> <p class="paragraph_text">Read the full press release <a href="">here</a>.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 08:55:48 +0000 Making History at Partner Conference 2014 <p class="paragraph_text">Our seventh annual Partner Conference is officially underway at the Disney Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida. We’re welcoming record-breaking attendance to <a href="">Partner Conference 2014</a>, and we couldn’t be more excited to spend this time with our Partners.</p> <p class="paragraph_text">In his keynote address this morning, <a href="">Jeff Young</a> highlighted Partner achievements from 2013, including that Evolution1 powers more than 20 private exchange solutions with <a href="">1Plan by Evolution1</a><sup>®</sup>, our Defined Contribution solution. He also highlighted the new industry-leading <a href="">1View by Evolution1</a><sup>®</sup>. Accessible via the web or a mobile device, <a href="">1View</a> automatically captures and categorizes healthcare expenses in a simple, dashboard view to provide consumers a consolidated picture of their healthcare expenses.</p> <p class="paragraph_text">Great learning, great networking, and great fun – it’s all at Partner Conference 2014. If you’re not with us in person in Orlando, join us virtually via <a href="">Twitter</a> (#PC2014) and <a href="">Facebook</a>.</p> <p class="paragraph_text">Read the full press release <a href="">here</a>.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 06:14:51 +0000 The Clear Leader: Evolution1 <p class="paragraph_text">When you stay true to your mission, great things happen. Together with our amazing network of Partners, the best continues to get better. In 2013, we achieved these tremendous accomplishments:</p> <ul><li class="paragraph_text"> - <a href="">1Cloud by Evolution1</a><sup>®</sup> facilitated billions of dollars in reimbursements and processed more than 66 million claims. </li> <li class="paragraph_text"> - Evolution1 Benchmark Scorecard results for 2013 revealed that top quartile Evolution1 Partners grew an average of 84 percent, outpacing their industry peers once again. </li> <li class="paragraph_text"> - In each of the high-growth markets of HSA, HRA, and Wellness, Evolution1 account volumes grew by 40 percent.</li> <li class="paragraph_text"> - The company’s FSA growth continues to outpace the market, and momentum continues to build with its <a href="">new FSA rollover opportunity</a>. </li> <li class="paragraph_text"> - Activations of <a href="">1Mobile by Evolution1</a><sup>®</sup> increased more than 100 percent in 2013.</li> <li class="paragraph_text"> - The number of consumers on Evolution1 platforms grew by 33 percent. </li> <li><span class="paragraph_text"> - On average, Evolution1 processes more than14 million transactions per hour, 365 days a year. </span> <ul><li class="paragraph_text"> - Evolution1 powers more than 20 private exchange solutions with its Defined Contribution solution, <a href="">1Plan by Evolution1</a><sup>®</sup>.</li> </ul></li> </ul><p class="paragraph_text">All this, plus the phenomenal new industry-leading <a href=""> 1View by Evolution1</a><sup>®</sup> online dashboard, the only thing like it available in the market today.</p> <p class="paragraph_text">A huge shout-out to our Partners for making our success happen! We look forward to celebrating these accomplishments next week at <a href="">Partner Conference 2014</a>.</p> <p class="paragraph_text"><a href="">Read the full press release here.</a></p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 07:42:23 +0000 Simplify, Simplify <p class="paragraph_text" style="text-align: left;"><span class="left"><br/><img class="left" src="" alt="" width="300" height="347" title=""/>We have the words of Henry David Thoreau on our minds today: Simplify, simplify. That’s at the heart of what we do day in and day out. With our latest product release, we’ve continued to deliver on our vision to simplify the business of healthcare.  </span>The enhancements, features, and functionality of the <a href="">1Cloud by Evolution1</a><sup style="text-align: justify;">® </sup>release concentrate on consumer simplicity and employer flexibility.  <strong style="color: #7d7d7d; font-size: 12px; line-height: 24px; text-align: justify;">Simplified User Interface.</strong> A refresh to the Consumer Portal interface of 1Cloud gives users greater ease of use and convenience, including customizable “I want to” buttons that provide faster access to frequent actions and tasks. <strong style="color: #7d7d7d; font-size: 12px; line-height: 24px; text-align: justify;">Simplified View of Healthcare Spending. </strong>Consumers now have access to a consolidated, simplified view of total healthcare out-of-pocket expenses with the new <a style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 24px; text-align: justify;" href=""> 1View by Evolution1</a><sup style="color: #7d7d7d; line-height: 24px; text-align: justify;">®</sup> online dashboard. <strong style="color: #7d7d7d; font-size: 12px; line-height: 24px; text-align: justify;">Simplified Mobile Experience. </strong>Consumers can now, directly from the <a style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 24px; text-align: justify;" href=""> 1Mobile by Evolution1</a><sup style="color: #7d7d7d; line-height: 24px; text-align: justify;">® </sup>app, quickly: report a lost or stolen debit card, check healthcare account details via Quick View charts, reset/change passwords, and more. <strong style="color: #7d7d7d; font-size: 12px; line-height: 24px; text-align: justify;">Simplified Administration.</strong> The sophisticated adjustment capabilities of 1Cloud – which ensure that the participant receives the maximum reimbursement amount for every claim, regardless of the date(s) of service or the order that the claims are submitted – <a style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 24px; text-align: justify;" href="">make 1Cloud the best solution in the industry to handle FSA rollover</a>. The best solution just got better. Read the full press release <a href="">here</a>.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 08:51:17 +0000 Sharing Knowledge <p class="paragraph_text" style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><img style="vertical-align: top;" src="" alt="" width="528" height="455"/>We're at it again: Earlier today, <a href="" target="_blank">Laine Brantner</a></span><sup> </sup><span style="font-size: 14px;">executive vice president of Partner and financial services here at Evolution1, shared knowledge and insights on how healthcare benefits and healthcare reform affect the banking industry. Big topic with big opportunities.</span><span style="font-size: 14px;"><br/></span><span style="font-size: 14px;"><br/></span></p> <div><span style="font-size: 14px;">Laine spoke at the <a class="paragraph_text_underline" href="" target="_blank">2014 ABA National Conference for Community Bankers</a> in Phoenix, Arizona. (Side note: the high temp foreasted for Phoenix today is 82° many of you are tired of winter?!)</span></div> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><br/>Want to learn more about those big opportunities? Join us April 2-4 at Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida for Partner Conference 2014, the industry's go-to event. (Side note: the high temp forecasted for Orlando today is 81<span style="color: #7d7d7d; font-size: 14px; line-height: 24px; text-align: justify; background-color: #ffffff;">° many of you are REALLY tired of winter?!)</span><br/></span><span style="font-size: 14px;"><br/>Ultimately these big opportunities simplify the business of the healthcare. Learn more at our upcoming webinar titled "Wellness That Works" at 1 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 25. Register here.</span></p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p class="paragraph_text"> </p> <p class="paragraph_text"> </p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 14:00:00 +0000 The Right Care, Done Right: SeeChange Health Solutions Partnership <p class="paragraph_text"><span style="font-size: 14px;">Simplify the business of healthcare. It's what we do, and it's what our Partners do. We're excited to announce a partnership with <a href="" target="_blank">SeeChange Health Solutions</a> to provide its members one-stop access to all the information and services they need to actively manage their health.</span><span style="font-size: 14px;"><br/></span><span style="font-size: 14px;"><br/></span><span style="font-size: 14px;">Here's what Martin Watson, CEO at SeeChange Health, has to say about the new relationship: "It takes a very powerful technology platform to simplify the healthcare system to make it easy for people to get the right care, done right. Evolution1<sup class="paragraph_text">®</sup> and the 1Cloud<sup class="paragraph_text">®</sup> platform are a perfect fit in helping us further deliver on our vision."<br/></span><span style="font-size: 14px;"><br/>The right care, done right. We like that. After all, isn't that how healthcare should be? Learn more at our upcoming webinar titled <a href=";siteurl=evolution1&amp;service=6&amp;rnd=0.297597278873854&amp;" target="_blank">"Wellness That Works"</a> at 1 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 25. <a href=";siteurl=evolution1&amp;service=6&amp;rnd=0.297597278873854&amp;" target="_blank">Register here.</a></span></p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p class="paragraph_text"> </p> <p class="paragraph_text"> </p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 1Mobile Does It Again! <p class="paragraph_text"><img src="" alt=""/><span style="font-size: 14px;">What a great start to 2014: </span><a href="">1Mobile by Evolution1</a><sup>® </sup><span style="font-size: 14px;">has been named one of the best mobile products of the year in the </span><a href="">2013 Mobile Star Awards</a><span style="font-size: 14px;">™ program. This is the second consecutive year 1Mobile has been named a “Shining Star” in the competition. Great stuff!<br/></span><span style="font-size: 14px;"><br/>Another shining star is Evolution1 Partner </span><a href="">Benefit Strategies, LLC</a><span style="font-size: 14px;">. For Benefit Strategies, 1Mobile is THE mobile solution. “The solution is so user-friendly and intuitive,” says Bethany Smith, executive vice president at Benefit Strategies. “The most common question people have is ‘what’s my account balance?’. With 1Mobile, they can quickly find the answer on their phone or tablet.”<br/></span><span style="font-size: 14px;"><br/>Bethany notes that just as consumers got comfortable with performing banking functions from their phones or tablets, they are getting more and more comfortable in taking care of healthcare paperwork from their mobile devices. Indeed: on January 1, 2012, Benefit Strategies had 3,885 1Mobile account holders. Today that number is 11,509 and growing, as is the total of 102,500 log-ins. More great stuff!<br/></span><span style="font-size: 14px;"><br/>Thank you to Benefit Strategies and all our Partners who help us deliver on our vision to simplify the business of healthcare. Here’s to a great 2014!</span></p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p class="paragraph_text"> </p> <p class="paragraph_text"> </p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Happy Birthday, HSAs! <p class="paragraph_text"> </p> <p class="paragraph_text">Yesterday was a very big day: HSAs turned 10 years old! That’s right, 10 years old: HSAs were established as part of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act signed into law by President George W. Bush on December 8, 2003.</p> <p class="paragraph_text">We’re excited to sponsor an exclusive dinner event tonight, hosted by <a href="">The National Center for Policy Analysis</a> (NCPA), to celebrate the occasion. Our own Chris Byrd and Jeff Bakke will attend the elite event.</p> <p class="paragraph_text">“HSA enrollment continues to rise because of companies like Evolution1,” said John C. Goodman, president of the NCPA. “We’re thrilled to recognize the efforts of Evolution1 and its Partners tonight for they are the reasons behind the successes of HSAs.” </p> <p class="paragraph_text"><span style="font-size: 14px;">Thank you, John, and happy birthday, HSAs! And thank you to our Partners for helping us strengthen and build on our </span><a href="">HSA industry leadership</a><span style="font-size: 14px;">. You can read the full press release here.</span></p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p class="paragraph_text"> </p> <p class="paragraph_text"> </p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 12:30:00 +0000 The Accolades Continue! <p class="paragraph_text"> </p> <p>Once again, we’ve been named a winner in the <a href="">IHC Superstars &amp; Innovators Awards</a>. We’re being honored as a 2013 Industry Innovator – and so are our Partners <a href="">CieloStar</a> and <a href="">eflexgroup</a>. Congrats, CieloStar and eflexgroup! Last month we were named to the <a href="">Deloitte Technology Fast 500</a> list (for the eighth consecutive year!), and in August we were named to the <a href="">Inc. 500|5000</a> list (for the sixth consecutive year!). In a word, woo-hoo!</p> <p> </p> <p>We’ll receive the Superstars &amp; Innovators Award Friday at <a href="">2013 IHC Forum West</a> in Las Vegas, Nevada. Heather Andrews, our vice president of enterprise Partner development at Evolution1, is speaking at the event. Enjoy the conference, Heather!</p> <p> </p> <p>You can read the full Superstars &amp; Innovators Awards press release here. Thank you to our Partners and Team Members who make these awards possible!</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p class="paragraph_text"> </p> <p class="paragraph_text"> </p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 14:00:00 +0000 FSA Rollover: We Have What You Need <p class="paragraph_text"> </p> <p class="paragraph_text">We’re proud of the fact that we offer the most comprehensive set of solutions available today to support the recent “FSA rollover” announcement by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. To help our Partners capitalize on the market opportunity, we’ve created comprehensive, <a href="">FSA-specific Partner marketing services, resources, and tools</a> – including readiness and employer communication services. Here’s what one Partner has to say about our FSA solution and related resources:</p> <p class="paragraph_text"> </p> <p class="paragraph_text">“Because of the capabilities within the Evolution1 technologies – coupled with the Partner-readiness resources – two of our largest employers decided to extend their enrollment period for two weeks,” said Joanie Gaeta, CDH manager at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. “This not only allowed for greater participation in the FSA program, but also – and more importantly – substantial tax saving for additional participants.”</p> <p class="paragraph_text">Thanks, Joanie! You can read the full press release here, and you can learn more about our <a href="">FSA-specific materials here</a>.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p><img class="left" src="" alt="" width="411" height="530" title=""/></p> <p class="paragraph_text"> </p> <p class="paragraph_text"> </p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 13:30:00 +0000 We’ve Done It Again! Evolution1 Named to Deloitte's 2013 Technology Fast 500 <p class="paragraph_text">For the eighth consecutive year, Evolution1<sup>®</sup> has been named to the Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology companies in North America.</p> <p class="paragraph_text"><strong>Eight years running! <br/><br/></strong>This tremendous achievement wouldn’t be possible without our network of 500 Partners. And so to our Partners, we say thank you and congratulations!</p> <p class="paragraph_text">Read the full press release <a href="">here</a>.</p> <p class="paragraph_text"><img class="left" src="" alt="" width="245" height="144" title=""/></p> <p class="paragraph_text"> </p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 15:28:43 +0000 Participate in the Employer Healthcare Benefits Survey Today for a Chance to Win! <p class="paragraph_text"><strong>Invite your employers to participate in our landmark survey for a chance to win an iPad or 1 of 4 American Express gift cards! </strong>With the rapidly changing healthcare benefits environment as a result of ACA, the <a title="Health Benefits Survey" href="" target="_blank">Healthcare Trends Institute</a>, sponsored by Evolution1, seeks to survey employers of all types and sizes regarding existing and future healthcare benefits programs, including the use of defined contribution and insurance exchanges. Survey participants will receive a copy of the survey results report, and survey responses are strictly anonymous. <strong><a title="Health Benefits Survey" href="" target="_blank">Companies interested in participating can take the Employer Healthcare Benefits Survey survey here</a></strong>.</p> <p class="paragraph_text"> </p> <p class="paragraph_text"><img class="left" src="" alt="" width="216" height="150" title=""/></p> <p class="paragraph_text"> </p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 07:45:16 +0000