Jackie Crosby

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

Recent content from Jackie Crosby

At 80, Durenberger reflects on the future of health care

Former Sen. Dave Durenberger reflects on health care – and politics – under Obama.

Updated: July 05, 2014, - 02:00 PM

State errors leave 16,000 MNsure applicants without insurance

State officials said that letters notifying consumers of problems with their original insurance applications never got sent out. That mistake meant consumers didn’t realize they still had to provide crucial information before they could get coverage.

Updated: July 02, 2014, - 11:25 PM

Twin Cities jobless rate is the lowest for large U.S. metro area

Job growth across a mix of industries drove down May unemployment in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area to 4.0 percent, edging out Austin, Texas, and Columbus, Ohio.

Updated: July 02, 2014, - 05:33 AM

Health ruling sets stage for Minnesota

At least eight suits have been filed challenging the birth control requirement.

Updated: July 01, 2014, - 05:50 PM

Optum executive takes federal appointment

Andy Slavitt will oversee day-to-day program operations at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.

Updated: June 20, 2014, - 09:17 PM

PreferredOne leads in individual MNsure policies

The insurer used low premiums to gain business in the first year of the Affordable Care Act.

Updated: June 20, 2014, - 05:09 PM

June 19: MNsure probe finds 'system gaps'

Consultants who are assessing the problems with the state’s online health insurance exchange laid out a list of issues, but none loom large enough for MNsure to change course before the open enrollment period in November.

Updated: June 19, 2014, - 06:18 AM

June 18: MNsure slow to process coverage changes

The insurance exchange is in talks with Optum to resolve long waits for people whose coverage needs have changed.

Updated: June 18, 2014, - 05:35 AM

95% of Minnesotans now have health insurance

Percentage without health plan is 2nd-lowest in U.S.

Updated: June 11, 2014, - 11:40 PM

UCare leader Nancy Feldman to retire next year

Nancy Feldman has led the insurance company for almost two decades.

Updated: June 04, 2014, - 09:20 PM

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