18 U.S.C. § 24 Definitions Relating to Federal Health Care Offense

LibraryUnited States Statutes
Edition2023
CurrencyCurrent through P.L. 118-34 (published on www.congress.gov on 12/26/2023), except for [P. L. 118-31]
Year2023
Citation18 U.S.C. § 24

(a) As used in this title, the term "Federal health care offense" means a violation of, or a criminal conspiracy to violate-

(1) section 669, 1035, 1347, or 1518 of this title or section 1128B of the Social Security Act ( 42 U.S.C. 1320a-7b ); or

(2) section 287, 371, 664, 666, 1001, 1027, 1341, 1343, 1349, or 1954 of this title section 301 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act ( 21 U.S.C. 331 ), or section 501 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ( 29 U.S.C. 1131 ), or section 411, 518, or 511 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974,,1 if the violation or conspiracy relates to a health care benefit program.

(b) As used in this title, the term "health care benefit program" means any public or private plan or contract, affecting commerce, under which any medical benefit, item, or service is provided to any individual, and includes any individual or entity who is providing a medical benefit, item, or service for which payment may be made under the plan or contract.

1 So in original. The second comma probably should follow "1954 of this title".

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