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

A conversation with Carolyn Pare, Minnesota Health Action Group

Formed by big companies, the renamed Minnesota Health Action Group is adding smaller firms and government entities.

Updated: September 14, 2013, - 09:19 PM

MNsure data breach will get state reviews

Legislators and the legislative auditor will look at how an e-mail disclosed sensitive information.

Updated: September 13, 2013, - 09:15 PM

Errant e-mail creates security breach at MNsure

A staffer accidentally sent confidential information to a broker, including Social Security numbers of 2,400 insurance agents.

Updated: September 13, 2013, - 11:15 AM

MNsure will help more of those in need

Under fire for excluding some communities, the state insurance exchange freed up more aid.

Updated: September 12, 2013, - 12:01 PM

MNsure draws criticism for its grant-award process

The insurance exchange’s minority representation was faulted.

Updated: September 10, 2013, - 09:06 PM

MNsure touts lowest rates in nation under health overhaul

The state provided the clearest picture yet for Minnesotans of the costs associated with the health care reforms, labeled by some as Obamacare. But the rate structure is complex.

Updated: September 07, 2013, - 12:51 PM

Better Business Bureau: Health law confusion could draw scammers

The Better Business Bureau warned of a rise in fraud as the federal health law rolls out.

Updated: September 05, 2013, - 09:02 PM

Ringing phones mark first link to MNsure

State health insurance exchange’s call center opens to answer questions about how the new marketplace works.

Updated: September 04, 2013, - 09:06 AM

Fair vendors tally up record weekend crowd minus 6 sweltering days

But a flood of visitors the last few days helped cash registers rebound somewhat.

Updated: September 03, 2013, - 09:33 AM

Aug. 30: insurance plan of last resort nears end of the line

The program Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association serves about 26,000 residents, but it will be phased out in 2014 when insurers will be required to take all comers under the Affordable Care Act.

Updated: August 30, 2013, - 07:16 AM

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