Current through P.L. 116-140 (04/28/2020)
Section 1518 - Obstruction of criminal investigations of health care offenses(a) Whoever willfully prevents, obstructs, misleads, delays or attempts to prevent, obstruct, mislead, or delay the communication of information or records relating to a violation of a Federal health care offense to a criminal investigator shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both.(b) As used in this section the term "criminal investigator" means any individual duly authorized by a department, agency, or armed force of the United States to conduct or engage in investigations for prosecutions for violations of health care offenses.Added Pub. L. 104-191, title II, §245(a), Aug. 21, 1996, 110 Stat. 2017.