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Serenity Hospice and Palliative Care Pays $2.2 Million to Resolve False Claims Allegations

A hospice operating in Phoenix, Arizona, Serenity Hospice and Palliative Care, has agreed to pay $2.2 million to resolve civil allegations that the company violated the federal False Claims Act by submitting false bills to Medicare for hospice services.

Avoiding Conflict of Interest

A conflict of interest occurs when an individual has multiple interests, one of which could motivate the individual to act in a manner that negatively impacts the other interest. A conflict of interest is not always easy to identify and can be created unintentionally.