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March 9, 2017

Congressman Erik Paulsen visits NovuHealth to discuss health care innovation

NovuHealth welcomed Congressman Erik Paulsen to our offices yesterday for a chat and tour. We had a great discussion on several health care related topics including innovation, driving member engagement and the use of rewards and incentives.

Thank you to the Congressman for hearing our health innovation perspective.

Congressman Erik Paulsen was sworn in to serve his fifth term representing Minnesota’s Third Congressional District in January 2017.

Paulsen is a member of the Ways & Means Committee, which has jurisdiction over health care, economic and trade policy and is the chief tax writing committee in the House of Representatives. He supports pro-growth initiatives and believes that open markets are the key to a strong economy.

Erik is also a member of the Joint Economic Committee, a bicameral Congressional Committee composed of ten members from the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, which studies and performs research on matters relating to the U.S. economy, and advises Congress on how to best spur economic growth and create jobs.

Erik serves as co-chair of the House Medical Technology Caucus and is a leader in advocating for the medical technology industry, the life-saving technologies it provides to patients, and the hundreds of thousands of jobs it supports. In addition, he is co-chair of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Caucus to promote trade with Europe.

Paulsen is also a leading advocate for combating sex trafficking and is the chief author of legislation to expand safe harbor laws to ensure minors who are trafficked are treated as victims instead of criminals by the justice system, as well as legislation to reform child welfare systems and protect vulnerable youth from sexual exploitation. Both bills passed the House of Representatives with overwhelming support.

Erik has 16 years of business experience, including working as a business analyst at Target Corporation. Before being elected to Congress in 2008, Paulsen represented Minnesotans for 14 years in the State Legislature where he served as House Majority Leader from 2003 to 2007.

He received his B.A. in mathematics from St. Olaf College and resides in Eden Prairie with his wife and their four daughters.

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NovuHealth is the leading healthcare consumer engagement company, offering rewards and incentive programs that improve consumer health and plan performance. NovuHealth applies proven loyalty and data science strategies and leverages its deep industry and regulatory expertise to motivate high-value consumer activities. Headquartered in Minneapolis, NovuHealth has worked with nearly 40 health plans and served more than 15 million consumers across all 50 states. Learn more at

About NovuHealth

Novuhealth is the leading healthcare consumer engagement company, driven to improve consumer health and health plan performance. NovuHealth motivates consumers to complete high-value healthcare activities by leveraging its sophisticated engagement platform, proven loyalty and behavioral science strategies, and deep industry and regulatory expertise. Headquartered in Minneapolis, NovuHealth has worked with nearly 40 health plans and served nearly 15 million consumers across all 50 states.


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