Jackie Crosby

Reporter | The business of health care
Phone: 612-673-7335
Crosby covers the business aspects of health care in Minnesota, from small clinics to major hospital groups, as well as insurers. She also writes about UnitedHealth Group, the largest publicly traded company in the state.

Recent content from Jackie Crosby

Insurers weigh Obama's reprieve on plans

Obama’s offer to allow people to keep current health plans prompts concern of a possible “bigger mess.”

Updated: November 18, 2013, - 05:11 PM

UnitedHealth invests $50 million in low-income rental housing

Money will finance low-income units for families in Minnesota and the Upper Midwest.

Updated: November 14, 2013, - 09:13 PM

Best Buy to open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving

The electronics retailer breaks away from the pack of retailers opening at 8 p.m. this year.

Updated: November 09, 2013, - 07:09 AM

In-house flaws faulted in MNsure data breach

Lax procedures “contributed directly” to accidental e-mail that contained sensitive information, legislative audit concluded.

Updated: November 07, 2013, - 10:00 PM

Minnesota's health exchange nears 11,000 enrollments

Enrollments nearly tripled between Oct. 14 and Nov. 2. Expectations are for increased enrollment before Dec. 15 deadline.

Updated: November 06, 2013, - 09:17 PM

Shoppers find MNsure prices, choices vary by area

Rates are lowest in the Twin Cities, while people in Rochester and elsewhere pay far more and find fewer choices.

Updated: October 30, 2013, - 11:02 AM

MNsure gets more federal funding

The grant will pay for IT needs, as well as health insurance marketing.

Updated: October 24, 2013, - 09:37 PM

Onetime charity patient gives Mayo Clinic $67.3 million

The bulk of the donations by Robert and Patricia Kern will improve health care delivery.

Updated: October 23, 2013, - 11:12 PM

UnitedHealth exec to head health system in England

Simon Stevens, a British native, joined UnitedHealth in 2004.

Updated: October 23, 2013, - 09:55 PM

Swanson asks U.S. to investigate Humana over medical claims

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is asking the federal government to investigate Humana’s Medicare Advantage policies after uncovering what she said were “significant problems” reported by Minnesota patients and medical providers.

Updated: October 18, 2013, - 08:46 PM

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