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Chris Pritchard
Group Leader, Health Care


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, Chris manages consulting engagements, including internal audits. He assists organizations with strategic management decision engagements, cash flow projections, budgeting projects, and other operational engagements.

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

External 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

  • Former Member, AICPA National Health Care Expert Panel
  • 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
  • MHA, Golden Gate University
  • MS, taxation, Golden Gate University

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