Mike Fernandez

Health News Florida
10:25 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Emails Reveal Scott Donor Frustration

Mike Fernandez

Health care mogul Mike Fernandez is unhappy with Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign and one of his staffers has labeled the billionaire a "renegade donor," the Herald/Times Tallahassee Bureau reports.

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Health News Florida
11:05 pm
Sat March 22, 2014

Health Exec Quits Scott Campaign

Mike Fernandez

Health-care billionaire Mike Fernandez, who had been finance co-chairman of Gov. Rick Scott's re-election campaign, abruptly quit Thursday night, The Miami Herald reported Friday.

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Health News Florida
9:12 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Fernandez Denies Quid Pro Quo

Mike Fernandez

Miami health-care executive Mike Fernandez, who is Gov. Rick Scott's  campaign finance director, says he has personally donated $1.25 million to the effort because Scott "believes in good government," the Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau reports.

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Health News Florida
10:29 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Session Starts with Loads of Cash

An unprecedented surge of special interest money representing health care interests has been donated to state legislative political committees, the Herald/Times Tallahassee Bureau reports (paywall alert).

More than 20 political committees run by state legislatures have collected more than $100,000 in soft money since 2012, the newspapers’ review found. A dozen raised more than $200,000.

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Health News Florida
9:46 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Million-Dollar Gift, Billions in Contracts

Mike Fernandez

Miami's Mike Fernandez is no stranger to health care or Republican politics. But questions are being raised about his relationship to Gov. Rick Scott’s re-election and $1 billion in Medicaid managed care contracts his companies were recently awarded.

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Health News Florida
10:40 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Health Exec Joins Scott Campaign

The multimillionaire leader of a Miami health equity firm will serve as finance co-chair of Gov. Rick Scott’s re-election campaign, according to the Associated Press.

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HNF Stories
3:51 pm
Wed January 30, 2013

Buyout of Troubled Universal Falls Through

Mike Fernandez of MBF Partners

MBF Healthcare Partners, an investment group chaired by Miami multimillionaire Miguel "Mike" Fernandez, will not be buying Universal Health Care, after all. 

MBF's public relations agent released a terse statement to that effect Wednesday afternoon, a few hours after Health News Florida asked for confirmation that the talks had been called off. The statement said the two companies "mutually agreed not to proceed."

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