Jackie Crosby

Reporter | The generations
Phone: 612-673-7335
Jackie Crosby writes about the boomers, GenXers, millennials and beyond.

Recent content from Jackie Crosby

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

July 2: Health care industry helps drive U.S. economic recovery, study says

Study shows health care accounted for disproportionate share of job growth.

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

July 13: Health insurers to soon refund excess non-medical premiums

Federal law limits spending premiums on nonmedical expenses.

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

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

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