Timothy H Rearick

Instructor • HCISPP, CIPP/US, PMP

Public Health • Brooks College of Health

Areas of Expertise

Health Care Compliance, Health IT, Healthcare Information Privacy and Security, HCISPP Instructor, Health Care Management, Teaching, Project and Program Management. 


Masters of Business Administration (Health Services Administration)

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL


Bachelor of Business Administration (Business Management)

University of West Florida  

Pensacola, FL


Associate in Science (Nursing)

Pensacola State College

Pensacola, FL   


Timothy Rearick is a health care compliance professional with extensive experience in developing and implementing enterprise projects and programs for public and private health care organizations. He served as the State of Florida’s HIPAA Program Manager and led Florida’s statewide HIPAA coordination and compliance program. Mr. Rearick’s administrative experiences have also included stints with several prominent healthcare organizations, including Florida Blue, Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, AvMed-SantaFe and Shands HealthCare. He trained as a Registered Nurse and is a Healthcare Information Security and Privacy Professional, a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and a Project Management Professional (PMP®).


UNF Online Instructor 2013 - Tim Rearick completed TOL5100 "Online Course Delivery" and is now certified as an UNF online instructor. The course was designed primarily for part-time faculty. Participants learn about the important pedagogical, logistical, and technological issues involved in delivering effective online courses.


Blue BEIC Award 2012 - Florida Blue’s privacy team was recognized for outstanding achievement for its work supporting Florida Blue’s incident response team (IRT.) The IRT responds to potential information privacy and security incidents involving Florida Blue’s information assets. Through their association with the IRT the privacy team contributed a substantial amount of value to the Company by working to improve services to Florida Blue members and exemplified Florida Blue’s values of excellence and integrity.


Certified Healthcare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP®), (ISC)2


Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), International Association of Privacy Professionals


Member, Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI)

Grants and Contracts Awarded

State Technology Office
Tallahassee, FL
HIPAA Program Management; Information Security Consulting


Community Health Agency
Riverside County, CA
HIPAA Security Assessment


Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs
Tampa, FL
Business Case for systems replacement; Continuity of Care Record


Agency for Health Care Administration
Tallahassee, FL
State Medicaid HIT Plan; Health Information Security and Privacy Collaboration Project



Alabama Department of Finance
Montgomery, AL
Network Assessment


Florida Department of Revenue
Tallahassee, FL
Project Management


State of New Jersey
Department of Human Services
Division of Medical Assistance & Health Services
Trenton, NJ
State Medicaid HIT Plan


Staff Model HMO
Southeast United States
HIPAA Security Assessment


Single Specialty Group Practice
Southeast United States
HIPAA Privacy and Security Assessment

Publications & Presentations

(ISC)2,  Boston, MA HCISPP Instructor, March, 16-18, 2015 


Availity, LLC, Indianapolis, IN Compliance Update at Provider U, 2013


Florida Blue, Jacksonville, FL IT Privacy and Security Training Program and Annual SDLC Conference, 2011

North Highland Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, January 2010, “An Overview of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act”

Florida Association of Community Health Centers 2007 Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, July 25, 2007, “Risk Assessments”

2007 HIMSS Annual Conference , New Orleans, LA March 1, 2007, “Risk Assessments”

2005 Florida Department of Health System Administrators/Privacy Officers/Security Officers Meeting, Lake Mary, Florida, April 20-22, 2005, “HIPAA – Are We There Yet?”

2005 Health Law Institute, Orlando, FL, February 16-18, 2005, “Introduction to HL7”

State of Florida House Subcommittee on Health, Tallahassee, FL October 2, 2003, “HIPAA Progress Report”

Florida Personnel Association, Tallahassee Chapter, Tallahassee, FL August 28, 2003, “HIPAA and Employers”


Governor Jeb Bush and Agency Heads, August 19, 2003, Tallahassee, FL, “HIPAA Remediation Status”

Florida Corrections Tuberculosis Program, Orlando, FL July 24, 2003 “HIPAA and Corrections”

Florida Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons, St Petersburg, FL February 22, 2002, “HIPAA Overview”

BCBSFL Provider Relations Seminars, multiple locations in Florida, June and August, 2001, January, 2002, “HIPAA Overview”

RearickContact Information

Building 39, Room 4053

(904) 620-5229



Office Hours

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