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

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

Hospitals provided $521 million in uncompensated care

But hospitals could see fewer uncompensated expenses in the future with Affordable Care Act.

Updated: February 25, 2014, - 08:55 PM

Minnesota Poll: Party split felt over MNsure, health reform

Republicans expect decline under law, DFLers expect same or better.

Updated: February 25, 2014, - 05:41 AM

Horst Rechelbacher, Aveda founder, dead at 72

Hair-care entrepreneur had a rags-to-riches life story, launching the beauty company in 1978 with a staff of two and making himself a millionaire.

Updated: February 15, 2014, - 11:00 PM

MNsure error rates improve as sign-up gets easier

The insurance exchange appears to be turning a corner and had signed up 92,498 people as of this past weekend.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 05:36 AM

UnitedHealth-Mayo venture Optum Labs adds partners

Optum Labs, a venture between Optum and the Mayo Clinic, aims to use big data to improve health care outcomes.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 12:01 AM

Hazelden, Betty Ford Center merger approved

The melding of the household names creates the largest nonprofit addiction treatment program in the nation.

Updated: February 10, 2014, - 08:56 PM

Bloomington mobile X-ray company aids in convenience, lowering costs

A Bloomington company’s mobile machines aim to make X-rays more convenient and less expensive.

Updated: February 08, 2014, - 04:47 PM

Feb. 3: Small firms face MNsure woes

As of last week, only 115 Minnesota small businesses had used the MNsure website to buy medical coverage for their workers, far below expectations.

Updated: February 07, 2014, - 11:11 AM

Feb. 5: MNsure will deploy temporary phone operators

They will be deployed in the next month to help MNsure’s call center answer questions and relieve logjams as the clock ticks toward the end of open enrollment in March.

Updated: February 05, 2014, - 09:05 PM

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