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

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

UnitedHealth 3Q profits rise slightly, shares fall

The Minnetonka-based company said low reimbursements on Medicare pressured profits.

Updated: October 17, 2013, - 06:38 PM

MNsure announces recipients of $4 million in grants

All but one of the original recipients will receive grants, which angered some for a lack of diversity.

Updated: October 17, 2013, - 04:15 PM

New Optum venture will target health back office

UnitedHealth Group division will partner with a large San Francisco-based hospital system.

Updated: October 14, 2013, - 11:04 PM

Oct. 5: Ex-archdiocese employee asks for review of clergy

Jennifer Haselberger resigned from her job over allegations that her concerns about priest sexual misconduct were ignored

Updated: October 13, 2013, - 06:46 AM

MNsure website hits 10,000 accounts after 10 days

Officials of the state’s health insurance exchange have yet to say how many people have bought coverage.

Updated: October 11, 2013, - 10:19 PM

Diverse crew is spreading the word on MNsure

Broad base of insurance advisers targets wide spectrum of clients.

Updated: October 06, 2013, - 09:09 PM

Are folk heroes best MNsure spokesmen?

Some question the wisdom of using lumberjack Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox to pitch health care insurance to...

Updated: October 05, 2013, - 07:05 AM

Obamacare: Week One was a doozy

It was quite the week for the Affordable Care Act.New online health exchanges lurched into action in Minnesota and across...

Updated: October 04, 2013, - 08:39 PM

MNsure frustrations are tied in part to federal system

Frustrations with identity verification continue to be among the chief complaints as Minnesotans start logging on to the state’s new health insurance exchange. A state official says the problem rests with high traffic volumes at the federal level.

Updated: October 04, 2013, - 01:48 AM

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