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CMS to delay star ratings update pending expert panel review

Dive Brief: CMS will hold off on updating the controversial hospital star ratings pending a review from an expert panel, an agency spokesperson confirmed to Healthcare Dive on Friday. CMS is convening a technical panel composed of industry experts to look at the methodology it uses to calculate the ratings and recommend improvements to the… Read More »

FDA agrees to fast-track review of Amarin’s prescription strength fish oil pill for heart patients

Vascepa Source: Amarin Amarin shares surged 15% in early afternoon trading Wednesday after the biopharmaceutical company said the Food and Drug Administration agreed to an expedited review of its prescription-strength fish oil pill for patients at risk of heart attack or strokes. The FDA will grant priority review for Amarin’s heart drug derived from fish… Read More »