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

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

MNsure health insurance exchange busy, but still bumpy

By early Wednesday afternoon, more than 2,500 accounts had been created, though no data was given for how many people bought insurance.

Updated: October 03, 2013, - 06:14 AM

MNsure health insurance exchange gets off to a halting start

Within the first hour, more than 500 accounts were created, but MNsure officials couldn’t say whether anyone bought policies.

Updated: October 02, 2013, - 06:34 AM

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