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

State: MNsure must make its marketing themes public

Paul and Babe are already spreading the word about the state’s new health exchange, but the ruling will affect future...

Updated: August 22, 2013, - 09:03 PM

Minnesota health insurance exchange aims for a big ad splash

Starting today, the legendary lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox, Babe, will appear in newspapers, skyways, billboards and bus stops, as part of “Minnesota, Land of 10,000 Reasons to Get Health Insurance.”

Updated: August 19, 2013, - 01:45 PM

Insurance exchange shoppers ask: What will it cost?

Premium rates could determine how many people end up using Minnesota’s new health insurance exchange.

Updated: August 16, 2013, - 03:39 PM

Exchange keeps marketing plans quiet

MNsure officials say they fear the information could be misused by “nonaffiliated groups.”

Updated: August 16, 2013, - 12:07 PM

Obituary: Bill Larson, U soil scientist who broke ground in tilling research

They called him “Mr. Tillage” for his dogged pursuit of better soil management.Raised on a Nebraska farm, Bill Larson was...

Updated: August 15, 2013, - 09:26 PM

April 18: UnitedHealth braces for Affordable Care Act changes

With the brunt of the health care law still ahead, the insurer maintained its forecast although profits fell 14% in...

Updated: August 15, 2013, - 05:20 PM

May 1: Insurance exchange changes the health care game in Minnesota

Proponents say that MNsure, due to launch in October, will simplify and expand options for health care. Early estimates are that 1.3 million Minnesotans eventually will enroll.

Updated: August 15, 2013, - 05:19 PM

May 24: Insurers submit plans for Minnesota health care exchange

The new marketplace for health coverage under Obamacare debuts this fall, but details and prices of the policies are still...

Updated: August 15, 2013, - 05:18 PM

May 29: Minnesota health insurance exchange to cost $58.1 million in 2014

Initially the insurance marketplace will be backed by a combination of state and federal money.

Updated: August 15, 2013, - 05:17 PM

June 8: Betty Ford Center, Hazelden are thinking 'alliance'

Two of the world’s leading pioneers in substance abuse treatment are pondering how to work together as millions more Americans soon will have access to their services.

Updated: August 15, 2013, - 05:16 PM

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