Focused On Health Care Law

Angela Epolito Sprecher

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Biography

Angela Epolito Sprecher counsels clients in the highly regulated healthcare industry.  She frequently advises clients on a wide range of complex business transactions, regulatory compliance, and general corporate matters. Ms. Sprecher has significant experience advising clients with respect to HIPAA, health information technology contracting and clinical trial agreements.  She is also knowledgeable with respect to Michigan insurance regulatory and payor matters. 

  • Counsels healthcare providers on various federal and state regulatory matters, compliance planning and implementation 
  • Advises clients regarding the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and the HITECH Act, including addressing potential breach notification incidents, negotiating HIPAA business associate agreements and drafting policies and procedures
  • Counsels clients on legal issues related to e-health initiatives and represents clients in transactions involving information technology
  • Counsels clients in Michigan insurance regulatory matters, including day-to-day compliance with Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services' regulations and drafting applications for Certificates of Authority and various other regulatory approvals 
  • Reviews and negotiates clinical trial and related research agreements 
  • Experienced in representing a variety of health care and insurance clients in start-up and organizational matters

Education

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: CALI Award for Highest Grade in Legal Writing, 2006
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Honors: Certificate in Health Law
    • Honors: William Sullivan Elder Law Fellow
    • Law Journal Annals of Health, Journal Symposium Editor
  • Michigan State University
    • B.A.
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: National Dean’s List
    • Honors: Michigan State Honors College
    • Major: Social Relations

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Michigan, Health Care Law Section, Member, 2009 to Present
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Member, 2009 to 2019
  • Michigan Health and Hospital Association, Information Technology Strategy Committee Member, 2013 to 2018

Classes & Seminars

  • Impact of Michigan's New Auto No-Fault Law on Hospitals, 7/16/2019, Michigan Health and Hospital Association
  • Medicare Revalidation, 9/12, State Bar of Michigan Health Care Law Section 2012 Annual Meeting

Published Works

  • HIPAA Revisited: An Analysis of the Omnibus Rule and a Practical Compliance Guide - Breach Notification Chapter Contributor, American Health Lawyers Association, November, 2013
  • Medicare Revalidation Survival Guide , Compliance Today, Health Care Compliance Association, February, 2012

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 2009

Honors

  • Michigan Super Lawyers, Recognized as a Rising Start 2012 and 2019
  • Michigan Lawyer's Weekly's Women in the Law Class of 2018