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

Judge defends light sentence in Best Buy fraud case

Prosecutors had appealed the prison-free term for a figure in the $42 million scheme.

Updated: April 10, 2014, - 05:41 AM

Many in Minnesota's high-risk health insurance pool find new plans

The state program is winding down operations with the launch of Affordable Care Act.

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 09:04 PM

MNsure exceeds sign-up goal

Minnesota's state insurance exchange overcame a problematic website and other early difficulties to enroll nearly 170,000 people.

Updated: April 02, 2014, - 05:39 AM

Time’s up: It was a mad dash to beat MNsure’s enrollment deadline

Phone lines and the website struggle to keep up with large numbers of Minnesotans seeking to sign up for health insurance.

Updated: April 01, 2014, - 06:05 AM

Minnesota's deadline for purchasing health insurance is Monday night

Procrastinators, take note. You have until midnight Monday to purchase health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Minnesotans who fail to enroll in a plan will be locked out of insurance coverage until January, except under specific circumstances.

Updated: March 31, 2014, - 02:44 PM

Health insurers press millennials to enroll as deadline approaches

In Minnesota, insurers have rolled out cheeky ads and MNsure navigators and staffers have fanned out to bars and college campuses to try to reel in young adults.

Updated: March 26, 2014, - 05:38 AM

MNsure enrollment tops 136,000, exceeding goal before deadline

The state health care exchange has surpassed revised enrollment goals set in October.

Updated: March 25, 2014, - 09:58 PM

MNsure lays out flexible deadline options for health insurance sign-ups

MNsure’s March 31 deadline is firm, but there’s grace for some trying, unsuccessfully, to enroll.

Updated: March 24, 2014, - 09:22 PM

MNsure on verge of enrollment milestone

Despite months of glitches, embarrassments and finger pointing, Minnesota’s health insurance exchange is on the verge of reaching its goal to sign up 135,000 people by March 31.

Updated: March 22, 2014, - 10:00 PM

MNsure enlists 'Captain Phillips' co-star Abdi in enrollment push

The Oscar-nominated “Captain Phillips” actor will make public appearances and ads for the insurance exchange.

Updated: March 21, 2014, - 03:35 PM

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