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

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

Health beat: Xbox may help kids lose weight

Video games and kids go together like biscuits and gravy, but health researchers are trying to figure out whether “active”...

Updated: March 10, 2014, - 10:19 AM

Glitch-weary MNsure customers may get break

Obama policy change could allow people to retroactively claim discounts on coverage bought outside state health exchange.

Updated: March 04, 2014, - 05:18 AM

A fresh start, against all odds

FICTION: A woman pushes through racism and sexism to save a fallow Louisiana sugar cane farm from the auction block.

Updated: March 01, 2014, - 03:38 PM

Best Buy sharpens its cost-cutting

Added reductions won’t rely on layoffs, CEO Joly said.

Updated: February 28, 2014, - 05:27 AM

MNsure trims projections for private-plan enrollments

MNsure scaled back its estimates Wednesday for how many Minnesotans will end up using the website to enroll in private plans, but officials maintained that the agency will still be able to balance its budget.

Updated: February 27, 2014, - 05:19 AM

Net income up 55 percent at Mayo Clinic for 2013

The health care system treated more patients, but also saw a big jump in gifts. Job cuts also played a...

Updated: February 26, 2014, - 09:26 PM

Obituary: Bunny Marotta, World War II veteran, nature lover

Perhaps it was always in the cards that Bunny Marotta would be a seeker of adventures.Her given name was Juanita,...

Updated: February 25, 2014, - 10:23 PM

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