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

Gov. Dayton says MNsure program fell 'far short of the mark'

Dayton and MNsure leaders on Friday offered the most details to date about decisions made in the nascent days of the agency.

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 07:17 AM

Minnesota lawmakers blast MNsure's troubled website

Minnesota lawmakers, in their first opportunity to question leaders of the state insurance exchange since it started enrolling customers, wondered if it would be able to fund itself next year as planned.

Updated: January 10, 2014, - 10:02 AM

MNsure asks Optum for website help

About 15 Optum staffers landed at MNsure, the state’s insurance exchange, Wednesday for a two-day assessment of the agency’s website and call center operations.

Updated: January 09, 2014, - 05:43 AM

Jan. 7: Pressure building for MNsure officials

Scrutiny grows from the governor and others as legislative auditor launches a review.

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 09:15 PM

State auditor plans to investigate MNsure launch

Legislative auditor Jim Nobles said he'll focus on whether IT contractors delivered on promises and whether MNsure officials actively managed the roll out.

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 07:31 PM

Dayton welcomes legislative audit of MNsure

Gov. Mark Dayton and other state agency leaders say they welcome a deeper investigation into MNsure, the new agency that built and operates the new online health insurance exchange.

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 11:34 AM

Dayton slams IBM for failures with MNsure website

Governor sent angry letter to CEO about 21 specific problems.

Updated: January 04, 2014, - 06:48 AM

Login snag prompts MNsure website to go offline

The website went down Thursday around noon with a problem in the log-in area. MNsure spokesman John Schadl said state IT workers and MNsure’s vendors were working on “multiple paths for resolution.”

Updated: January 03, 2014, - 06:25 AM

HealthPartners acquires Wisconsin's Amery Regional

The two groups have had a partnership since 1998.

Updated: December 31, 2013, - 06:24 PM

MNsure girds for late crush of enrollees

Health care website will be hit with a flood of people trying to get insurance before midnight Tuesday.

Updated: December 31, 2013, - 11:22 AM

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