Caitlin Owens, Axios

Caitlin Owens

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Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Caitlin:

CDC: Kids can and do transmit the coronavirus to members of their household

It leaves a terrible predicament for millions of caregivers. → Read More

Motorcycle rally in August tied to 267k coronavirus cases and $12 billion in health costs

The event may have cost more than $12 billion in public health costs → Read More

Trump says he's considering order on pre-existing condition protections, which already exists

The Affordable Care Act already requires insurers to cover pre-existing conditions. → Read More

College reopening plans already challenged by the coronavirus

There are already campus outbreaks. → Read More

Some coronavirus patients have symptoms months after being infected

We still don't know how the virus impacts our bodies permanently. → Read More

College fraternity houses could become coronavirus hotbeds

It's yet another problem for college and university officials to solve. → Read More

The coronavirus invades Trump country, but Republicans still aren't worried

But Republicans are less worried about the pandemic than Democrats. → Read More

Many Americans live in places with no coronavirus test sites

That leaves them vulnerable to undetected outbreaks. → Read More

Most states still aren't doing enough coronavirus testing

The number of estimated tests needed depends on the size of the state's outbreak. → Read More

The next phase of America’s coronavirus failure has begun

We're far from ready to reopen, but are doing it anyways. → Read More

Employers' hard decisions about reopening during the coronavirus

They'll make decisions with huge health and financial implications → Read More

America isn’t prepared to reopen the economy amid the coronavirus

We haven't built up the right public health infrastructure. → Read More

How the Trump administration considered partnering with Hanes on cloth face masks

Some Trump administration officials wanted to get masks to millions of Americans. → Read More

The coronavirus outbreak won't peak in every state at once

That means some states have extra time to prepare. → Read More

Axios Vitals

The problem of surprise medical billing — which Congress failed to solve last year — is about to get worse, thanks to a feud between an insurance giant and a company that employs thousands of doctors, Axios' Bob Herman reports. The big picture: Parents who have babies in intensive care, women with high-risk pregnancies and people who need anesthesia could receive unexpected bills in the mail as… → Read More

A little-noticed Medicaid proposal could have huge consequences

Hospitals could see cuts of up to $31 billion a year. → Read More

Social mobility may explain life expectancy gap between rich and poor

Areas with low social mobility can hurt people by reducing their beliefs about future. → Read More

Military hospitals are aggressively going after medical debt

The rules surrounding government debt collection are looser than the ones for private debt collectors. → Read More

Trump tells HHS secretary he regrets wading into "that f***ing vaping thing”

It's one of Trump's few health care accomplishments heading into 2020. → Read More

Trump's fine with ditching the USMCA's main prescription drug provision

The provision has been one of the main sticking points impeding finalization. → Read More