Tag Archives: Review

CVS suspends sales of Zantac brand and generic heartburn drug during safety review

People walk by a CVS Pharmacy store in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (Reuters) – CVS Health Corp said on Saturday it will discontinue sales the popular Zantac heartburn treatment and its own generic ranitidine products from its pharmacies after traces of a known carcinogen… Read More »

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 »