Safety Net Hospital Alliance Of Florida
Mark Delegal is a member of The Florida Bar and the principal partner at Delegal Aubuchon Consulting LLC. He was previously an equity partner at Holland & Knight, Florida’s leading law firm, where he co-chaired the firm’s Florida Government Advocacy Team. Mr. Delegal specializes in Government Affairs and Public Policy and represents some of the largest insurance companies in the nation, as well as Florida’s top hospitals, physicians, other health care entities, local governments, and numerous Florida-domiciled businesses and business associations.
Representative clients include Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, Health Law Section of The Florida Bar, The Doctors Company, ProAssurance Corporation, Health Solutions Research, Niznik Lab Corp, MagMutual Insurance Company, the Florida Chamber of Commerce, New York Life Insurance, UF Health Shands, Helena AgriEnterprises, Florida Academic Cancer Center Alliance, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, Osceola County Commission, Capital Health Plan, and the Florida Justice Reform Institute.
Mr. Delegal has represented clients before both the Legislature and the Florida Cabinet for almost 27 years; has litigated state and federal constitutional challenges to legislation and administrative agency action; structured business relationships among physicians, hospitals, and medical staff groups; brokered mergers and sales of insurance companies; and served as counsel to hospitals, physician groups, and HMO’s.
His administrative law practice includes insurer formation, acquisition, reorganization, market conduct examination, financial reporting, form and rate approval, and agency rule and policymaking. Mr. Delegal has legal experience resolving agency and broker issues, TPA’s, appointment and contracts, and licensing and compliance services for insurance companies and other insurance related entities.
In addition to serving as the General Counsel for Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida, Mr. Delegal is engaged in the Medicaid appropriations process for public hospitals and other health care entities statewide. In his representation of health care organizations and hospitals, Mr. Delegal has secured critical funding for the needy populations served by those entities, particularly as it relates to the state’s hospital disproportionate share program, Graduate Medical Education, intergovernmental transfers, and the Low Income Pool.
As a practitioner with a wealth of administrative, regulatory and legislative experience, Mr. Delegal’s work has been consistently recognized by leading trade magazines, including: Chambers USA (2004-present); Super Lawyers Magazine distinction of “Top Lawyer” (2006-2009, 2012-2019); Florida Trend’s Legal Elite (2005, 2010, 2012, 2017, 2018); Who’ s Who Legal (2007); and is recognized in Best Lawyers in America, (2006-present). Mr. Delegal has also received the PRR Preeminent AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating an attorney can receive. Mr. Delegal was named 2015 “Tally Madness” Champion by Florida Politics, 2016 Insurance Lobbyist of the year by INFLUENCE Magazine, and currently serves on The Florida Bar’s Governmental and Public Policy Advocacy Committee.
J.D., Mercer University, 1993; Mercer Law Review
B.A., University of Florida, 1989; Florida Blue Key, William E. Rion Most Outstanding Graduating Senior Award 1989