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

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

Independent hospital resists pressure to align with Mayo

The fight has grown contentious, with River's Edge CEO complaining to the state attorney general about Mayo’s “dangerous monopoly” and “predatory threats” in steering patients toward its own facilities.

Updated: June 27, 2013, - 12:03 AM

IBM continues global job trimming; impact on Rochester unclear

While IBM isn’t saying how many of the latest cuts will come from the Rochester development and manufacturing plant, which dates back to 1956, the workforce there has steadily declined for the last 20 years.

Updated: June 13, 2013, - 09:42 PM

UNH revamps leadership over troubled military benefits contract

Division providing health care to military in 21 states was beset by delays in care and referrals.

Updated: June 12, 2013, - 06:29 AM

Mayo swings for fences in sports medicine

With new 22,000-square-foot facility, it hopes to triple business in a booming, competitive market.

Updated: June 04, 2013, - 02:45 AM

Thomas M. Crosby Jr. attorney, civic leader, mayorCivic leader loved the country life

It was time to tap the maple trees this spring, and Tom Crosby was weakened by chemotherapy. But nothing could...

Updated: May 31, 2013, - 01:31 PM

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