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Confluence Health looks for cost discussion from Medicare payment data

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WENATCHEE — When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released data this month on how much money Medicare reimbursed individual doctors in 2012, two doctors floated to the top of the local list.

According to the data, Drs. Thomas Carlson and John Register — both radiation oncologists at Confluence Health — each took in over $850,000 in Medicare payments that year.

Confluence Health CEO Dr. Peter Rutherford said on the surface, that seems like a lot. But the data…

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