Chris Pritchard
Group Leader, Health Care
National Practice Leader, Health Plans, RBOs & Insurance Companies


Chris has practiced public accounting since 1991, serving integrated health systems, federally qualified health centers, managed care organizations, ambulatory surgery centers, Knox-Keene licensed health plans, rural and regionally integrated hospitals, rural and community-based primary care facilities, outpatient care facilities, outpatient surgery centers, large medical groups, independent physician associations, and third-party payers. In addition to his experience auditing and supervising audit engagements of health care entities, he has managed numerous consulting engagements, including internal audits. He has also assisted numerous organizations with strategic management decision engagements, cash flow projections, budgeting projects, and other operational engagements.

Chris is an active member of the AICPA’s national Health Care Expert Panel, where he provides technical guidance on various publications. He has published national articles and speaks frequently on health care financial reporting and other current topics.

Selected Publications

  • "The Role of Health Care Reform on Financial Markets" (California Health Care, March 2010)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Accounting and Auditing Implications Related to Accountable Care Organizations
    AICPA Healthcare Industry Conference (Las Vegas, November 2012)
  • Accounting and Auditing Update, Healthcare Financial Management Association
    Northern California Fall Conference (Santa Clara, California, September 2012)
  • Accounting and Financial Reporting
    Healthcare Financial Management Association, Northern California Spring Conference (Sacramento, California, March 2012)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Healthcare Financial Management Association


  • BS, accounting, California State University, Sacramento
  • Masters of Health Care Administration, Golden Gate University
  • MS, taxation, Golden Gate University