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

MNsure's website contractors face new criticism as deadline looms

As problems with Minnesota’s health insurance exchange website persist, MNsure board members on Wednesday for the first time raised questions about the competency of the outside companies the state hired to build it.

Updated: December 19, 2013, - 06:35 AM

Applicants stuck in MNsure's gears

As deadline nears for coverage, applicants are getting nervous.

Updated: December 17, 2013, - 09:53 AM

Health beat: Dental therapists have CEO smiling

When People’s Center Health Services in Minneapolis bought a little dental practice on Minnehaha Avenue in 2010, Peggy Metzer, the...

Updated: December 14, 2013, - 05:23 PM

Health IT start-up helps absorb health care rollout bumps

Veteran entrepreneur Abir Sen’s latest venture helps individuals and businesses comparison-shop for health insurance on MNsure and in the larger...

Updated: December 14, 2013, - 03:51 PM

Dec. 12: Dayton frets over MNsure glitches

Governor says it’s “past the point” where insurance website’s problems should’ve resolved.

Updated: December 12, 2013, - 05:28 AM

Fairview Health Services cements stake in pharmacy venture

Excelera Corp. was formed to help hospitals get access to the newest drugs for chronic illnesses.

Updated: December 09, 2013, - 09:26 PM

Black Friday no longer one-day deal; retailers hope to keep it going

This year’s holiday shopping season started in earnest Thursday evening. Major retailers reported brisk traffic Friday and hope to keep it that way through the weekend.

Updated: November 30, 2013, - 06:54 AM

Family, football trump commerce at Menards, Fleet Farm

Many of the biggest names in retail will open Thanksgiving evening, but not everyone is following their example.

Updated: November 27, 2013, - 09:36 PM

Federal health care mishaps taint state exchanges

States seek to distinguish their systems from healthcare.gov.

Updated: November 25, 2013, - 09:16 AM

Obituary: POW, Bataan survivor Ken Porwoll resolved to serve others

As a young man, Ken Porwoll endured the worst of war. But in the end, he decided that kindness would...

Updated: November 23, 2013, - 07:13 PM

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