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

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

UnitedHealth stock hits new highs

The entire health insurance sector rose Wednesday, but UnitedHealth has been at record highs for most of the month.

Updated: March 19, 2014, - 09:33 PM

PreferredOne takes early lead in MNsure insurance sales

One of the state’s smallest insurance companies gambles that low prices will draw a diverse set of policyholders.

Updated: March 15, 2014, - 02:00 PM

MNsure outlines plans to keep its budget in balance

Federal subsidies end in 2015, so the state health exchange aims to be self-sufficient.

Updated: March 13, 2014, - 06:00 AM

March is on to enlist more people to sign up for MNsure

A steady drum beat of reminders are going out on as insurance leaders and social service agencies work feverishly to break through confusion and apathy to get people insured before the end of March.

Updated: March 10, 2014, - 11:52 AM

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