He received a master of business administration degree from Maryville University and a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Missouri. He is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Practice Executives (FACMPE) of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). He has been a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) from the AAPC. He maintains membership in the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), Association for Dermatology Administrators/Managers (ADAM), and American Association of Orthopedic Executives (AAOE). He is an adviser for numerous medical groups, a frequent speaker on practice management, revenue cycle, physician compensation and strategy topics.
Curtis is a health care principal at CliftonLarsonAllen with more than 30 years of experience serving health care clients. He has served a wide variety of clients nationally, including medical groups, ambulatory surgery centers, senior living facilities, and community hospitals focusing mainly on the physician and provider aspects.
Curtis has been a consultant and advisor driven to improve revenue, productivity, and efficiency since 1996. Throughout his tenure working with health care organizations, he has provided:
- Management oversight and facilitated a significant number of retreats
- strategic planning physician governance revitalization
- Physician compensation plan re-design
- Practice assessments
- Revenue cycle assessments
- Physician/Hospital Alignment and Integration
- New practice start-ups
- Practice separations
- Physician recruitment plans
- Litigation support
His primary expertise is in physician practice management and the alignment of the interests of physicians and health systems to optimize business and operational performance and achieve financial, quality, service, and market goals. His experience specializing in physician strategy, practice assessments, and revenue cycle improvement projects provide him with the skills necessary to evaluate and resolve the complex strategic, financial, operational, and technological issues facing healthcare organizations today.