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

Jan. 27: Insurance exchanges are next hurdle in care

Minnesota has its work cut out designing an online marketplace for policies.

Updated: August 10, 2013, - 10:10 PM

Blue Cross, Allina join forces on new health care plan

Insurer, big health care system say they studied what people don’t like about existing offerings.

Updated: August 07, 2013, - 11:27 AM

Regulators ask health insurers to make premium rates public before Oct. 1

State regulators say early access to premium rate information will help consumers make decisions about enrolling in MNsure.

Updated: July 26, 2013, - 11:30 PM

MNsure exchange keeps marketing plans quiet

MNsure officials say they fear that information could be misused by “non-affiliated groups.”

Updated: July 25, 2013, - 09:28 AM

Partnership seeks new ideas to cope with aging

A partnership is launching a contest to identify promising ideas that address issues accompanying old age.

Updated: July 20, 2013, - 02:00 PM

UnitedHealth adds members amid industry shifts

Even as reform kicks in, the big insurer beat Wall Street’s estimates and raised expectations for the full year.

Updated: July 19, 2013, - 05:57 AM

Minnesota health plans pile up big reserves

Minnesota’s nonprofit health insurers have accumulated nearly $2 billion, much more than state law requires, according to one analyst.

Updated: July 15, 2013, - 09:04 PM

Allina Health to buy Regina Medical Center in Hastings

The Minneapolis-based system has had a growing relationship with Regina Medical Center for years.

Updated: July 15, 2013, - 08:20 PM

UnitedHealth expands efforts to link cost, quality

Insurers are shifting toward models that provide incentives to get patients healthier for less.

Updated: July 10, 2013, - 08:58 PM

Delay buys time to clarify health law

Reacting to delay of mandate, small-business owners say it still isn’t clear what’s required under Affordable Care Act.

Updated: July 03, 2013, - 09:11 PM

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