William M. Crutcher, M.D.
Dallas, TX

Professional Experience

North Texas Veterans Health Care System
Otolaryngology (ENT) Section
Surgical Service (112) FWOPC
2201 SW Loop 820
Fort Worth, TX 76019

March 2003 to March 31, 2008
January 21, 2010 to August, 2015

ENT physician in outpatient clinics in Fort Worth on a part time basis.

Consultant Medical Director
PacifiCare Health Systems
Dallas, Texas
August 2002 to December 31, 2002.

Relief to full time Medical Directors doing utilization management and appeals.

Local Medical Consultant
Department of Assistive & Rehabilitative Services (formerly Texas Rehabilitation Commission)
April 2001 to August 31, 2007

Medical consultant to social worker counselors who make decisions relative to providing aid for clients wishing to be gainfully employed.

Director of Medical Informatics
RTRx, Inc.
May 1, 2001 to December 2002.

Team member of this exciting venture to put prescription writing in the hands of the medical profession as an Internet ASP.  Working with site testing and development, marketing and sales.

Senior Medical Director
Prudential HealthCare, A Member Company of Aetna U.S. Healthcare
Dallas, Texas - 1999 to June 30, 2000

Responsible for Medical Services for a 431,000 member NCQA accredited health plan including HMO and POS products in North Texas.
Coordinate activities of four Medical Directors in a service area extending from Texarkana to El Paso and north to Amarillo.

Vice President, Medical Services
Senior Medical Director
Prudential HealthCare - North Texas - 1998 to August 6, 1999 Dallas, Texas

Responsible for Medical Services and Total Quality Management departments. 431,000 member NCQA accredited health plan including HMO and POS products in North Texas. Coordinate activities of six Medical Directors in a service area extending from Texarkana to El Paso and north to Amarillo.

Medical Director
Prudential HealthCare - 1994-1997 El Paso, Texas

Responsible for Medical Services and Quality Improvement in a developing health plan which grew from 12,000 members to 23,000 members including HMO and POS products.

    Network development
    Contracting
    Utilization management
    Quality improvement

Medical Director
MetLife - Dallas 1993-1994 Dallas, Texas

Directed Medical Services and Quality Improvement in 80,000 member established health plan including HMO, POS, PPO and managed indemnity products. Became the first NCQA accredited health plan in the USA for MetLife.

Associate Medical Director
Prudential Insurance Company of America - 1991-1993

Responsible for Utilization Management and credentialing for 125,000 member health plan including HMO and POS products. This plan was one of the first NCQA accredited plans for Prudential.

Private Practice - Otolaryngology
William M. Crutcher, M.D., P.A. 1968-1991

Association practice of general ENT.

Education

Otolaryngology

Parkland Memorial Hospital - 1968 Dallas, Texas

Doctor of Medicine - 1961

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Dallas, Texas

Bachelor of Science - 1974   *explanation

Baylor University Waco, Texas

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