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

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

MNsure health insurance exchange opening awaits final test

April Todd-Malmlov, executive director of the MNsure exchange, said the high-tech system that will operate the website needs to undergo a “final check” with a federal hub to make sure all of the operations are secure.

Updated: October 01, 2013, - 10:17 AM

FAQs on MNsure, the new insurance marketplace

A quick guide on the state's insurance market set up under the new U.S. health care act.

Updated: September 29, 2013, - 12:23 PM

Are you ready to shop for health insurance?

The MNsure insurance exchange will debut on Tuesday in Minnesota..

Updated: September 29, 2013, - 06:29 AM

FAQs on MNsure, the new insurance marketplace in Minnesota

A quick guide on the state’s insurance market set up under the new U.S. health care act.

Updated: September 25, 2013, - 03:58 PM

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