Deb Bowes

Debra K. Bowes



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Deb Bowes is an audit principal with Baker Tilly’s healthcare practice. She has been with the firm since 1995 and brings nearly 30 years of experience auditing healthcare organizations. Deb serves as the hospital and health system sector leader for Baker Tilly’s national healthcare practice. She has experience with numerous types of financial and compliance audits, including single audits. Deb has also helped many clients adopt various new accounting pronouncements.

  • Leads financial audits of numerous hospitals, health systems, skilled nursing facilities, CCRCs, FQHCs, home health agencies, foundations and other not-for-profit organizations
  • Directs single audits in accordance with Uniform Guidance
  • Presents financial and audit reports to client boards and committees
  • Provides guidance on accounting policies and procedures to improve the operation of the accounting function and strengthen internal controls
  • Provides a variety of accounting and budgeting assistance to healthcare clients
  • Presents at annual healthcare audit training
  • Licensed CPA in Pennsylvania

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
  • Speaks at regional HFMA events
  • Contributor to firm client e-alerts regarding healthcare-specific accounting, audit and compliance issues
  • North Central Sight Services, Board of Directors, vice president
  • YWCA of Northcentral Pennsylvania, Board of Directors, past president
  • Leadership Lycoming, treasurer
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association, Central Pennsylvania Chapter, board of directors

  • Leadership Lycoming program
  • AICPA Healthcare Industry Conference
  • PICPA Healthcare Conference
  • LeadingAge PA Conference
  • Guide to Compliance Auditing (Yellow Book)
  • Non-for-Profit Industry Update (Yellow Book)
  • Annual Healthcare and Senior Living Update
  • Employee Benefit Plan Bootcamp
  • EBP Legal Compliance, Plan Audit Issues and Trends and Hot Topics for 401(k) Plan Sponsors
  • EBP Considerations of Fraud in a Financial Statement Audit
  • Annual FASB and AICPA Update (internal)
  • AICPA Ethics (internal)
  • Professional Ethics for New York CPAs: Ethical Foundations (internal)
  • Innovations to Create Greater Value in US Healthcare (HFMA) (internal)
  • National Healthcare Trends – Pennsylvania Implications (HFMA)
  • Annual Quality Update (internal)
  • Auditing Third Party Accounts

  • Pennsylvania Business Central’s Women in Business, 2018 Women Making a Difference Honoree


Williamsport, PA


Bachelor of Arts in financial accounting and managerial economics
Lycoming College (Williamsport, Pennsylvania)