Evolution1 ®, an established leader in the employee benefits debit card market, was recently chosen as a 2013 Paybefore Award winner in the Best Benefits Distribution Card Program category. The winning card program, Evolution1 Card Program for Taft-Hartley Trust Funds, in conjunction with Visa Inc. ®, seeks to provide innovation and simplicity in healthcare, ultimately providing a better experience for consumers. Evolution1 was chosen from a record number of entries from around the world. The Visa-branded employee benefits payment card enables union members to have a convenient, consumer-friendly card to access their health reimbursement account (HRA) pre-tax funds to pay for their current health care expenses. “Visa has been vital to us and for the Evolution1 ecosystem,” said Jeff Young, chairman and CEO of Evolution1. “Innovation, security, and reliability are synonymous with Visa, and we’re proud to collaborate with them to simplify the business of healthcare.” Chris Byrd, president and chief operating officer of Evolution1, recently participated in the 2013 Visa Prepaid Forum. He and other prepaid industry leaders served on a panel titled “Meeting Evolving Consumer Financial Needs”. The 10 th annual event brought together a broad group of senior level attendees from the prepaid industry. Visa will also have a strong presence at Evolution1 Partner Conference 2013, March 19 – 21 at Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida. Visa is a Gold Sponsor at the sixth annual premier Partner event where record attendance is expected. About Evolution1Evolution1 and our Partners serve more than 8 million consumers, making us the nation’s largest electronic payment, on-premise and cloud computing healthcare solution that administers reimbursement accounts, including Defined Contribution, HSAs, HRAs, FSAs, VEBAs, PRAs, Wellness, and Transit Plans. It is the only solution that offers a single end-to-end user experience, provides innovative auto-substantiation technologies, and automates workflow for Partners, employers, and consumers. Learn more at evolution1.com.