Timothy Cox, JD
Home Based-Post Acute Care Evaluation and Oversight
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
Mr. Tim Cox joined CareFirst in May 2018 and is responsible for home based services, skilled nursing
facilities, hospice and palliative care services, sleep management program and cardiac rehabilitation.
Prior to CareFirst, Mr. Cox joined The Washington Home and Community Hospices in February 2011.
Before becoming the CEO, Mr. Cox was employed at the Armed Forces Retirement Home as the Chief
Operating Officer from September 2002 to January 2011. Prior to this position, Mr. Cox was the Senior
Vice President, Northeast Region, for Sunrise Assisted Living, Inc., an assisted living company based out
of Tysons Corner, Virginia. He supervised the operations of 40 homes in 4 states. In various roles during
his 6 years at Sunrise, he assisted the company in its expansive growth from 23 homes to over 200 homes.
He coordinated regulatory and licensure matters; supervised the transformation of national support
from a fragmented approach of seven independent departments into one effective field support team;
served on three state committees to draft assisted living legislation and regulations; and advocated for the
elderly residents he and his teams served.
Mr. Cox spent 11 years working with two non-profit agencies. First, he worked for Holy Family Manor, a
long-term care organization operated by the Diocese of Allentown. He helped them grow from 1 nursing
home to 14 different facilities that included: HUD housing for the elderly, assisted living homes, adult
day care facilities and a certified Medicare/Medicaid home care agency. He then joined Philadelphia
Presbytery Homes, Inc., a Continuing Care Retirement Community based in Philadelphia, PA, where he
was promoted to Vice President of Administration and General Counsel.
Mr. Cox has served as the chair of the Legal and Housing Committees of the Pennsylvania nonprofit
trade association and has spoken regionally and nationally on relevant topics in long-term care. He also
served on the Governance Committee of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. He
currently serves as the Community member of the Hospice and Palliative Care Network of Maryland
Board of Directors and is co-chair of the Serious Illness Coalition Committee.
He volunteers as the Chair of the Board for Cultural Tourism DC that sponsors events such as Passport
DC, Walkingtown, PorchFest and Around the World Embassy Tours to encourage neighbors and visitors
to explore DC neighborhoods that are rich with history and international flair.
Mr. Cox holds a BA from Bucknell University and a JD from Widener University. He resides with his
husband, Craig Cobine, in Washington, DC.