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

July 17: Lower health care costs elude hospitals

“Pioneer’’ health systems in a federal pilot program made progress in improving medical care, but most were unable to cut costs.

Updated: August 15, 2013, - 04:50 PM

Aug. 10: Health care debate hits State Fair

A billboard critical of a new insurance exchange went up just as the state prepares to promote the program.

Updated: August 15, 2013, - 03:02 PM

July 8: Exchange presents technical challenges

Officials say the new insurance exchange hub will be ready by Oct. 1, though some functions won’t be in place...

Updated: August 10, 2013, - 10:11 PM

April 23: Doctors experiment with single price, single bill

So-called “bundled” procedures are gaining popularity here and nationally.

Updated: August 10, 2013, - 10:11 PM

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

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