Jackie Crosby

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

Recent content from Jackie Crosby

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

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

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