Evolution Benefits™ Hosts Annual PayDirect® User Conference April 18-20, 2011

AVON, Conn. & ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Evolution Benefits™ (EB) – the industry leader in electronic payment and benefit administration software solutions - will host its annual User Conference April 18-20, 2011 at the Four Seasons Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri. The agenda is designed to provide a wealth of practical ideas and information that will allow PayDirect users to achieve cost and quality objectives while demonstrating value to customers.

“Due to emerging healthcare regulations and on-going economic pressures, we’re finding more employers looking for ways to cut healthcare costs while efficiently managing the benefits they provide to employees. Having the right flexible technology in place to streamline processes certainly helps reduce those administrative expenditures,” said Chris Byrd, president and COO of Evolution Benefits.

Keynoting this year’s Conference includes Jay Savan, CEBS, CLU, ChFC, CFP®, a senior consultant with Towers Watson, and a leader in the development of health care consumerism initiatives. He has also been identified as Most Innovative Consultant in CDHC Solutions Magazine's annual list of "CDHC Superstars”.

Nick Shipley, director of government relations at The McManus Group, will provide a Washington Update keynote addressing the latest healthcare legislative activities. He served as a lead lobbyist working closely with the House and Senate Members to advocate on a wide-range of issues, with an extensive focus on the recently passed health reform legislation.

Evolution Benefits’ president and COO, Chris Byrd, will also be providing a keynote presentation on industry trends and Matt Dallahan, EB senior vice president, will present “The Future of PayDirect” highlighting the plans to further enrich the System’s capabilities.

Sponsors of the 2011 PayDirect User Conference include: WiredCommute®, Visa, InterceptEFTTM, The Bancorp Bank, HSA Bank®, and RedCard Systems.

For more information on the conference, please visit: http://www.bemassoftware.com/AnnualUserConf/index.html

About Evolution Benefits™, Inc.

Evolution Benefits™, Inc. (EB) is the industry leader in innovative electronic payment and benefit administration solutions for the employee benefits market since 2001. Its principal products are the Benny™ benefits debit card and the PayDirect® software suite. The company provides card and/or software services to almost 300 TPAs, health plans and other administrators and has nearly 3 million cards in circulation. For more information, visit www.EvolutionBenefits.com.


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