In the midst of a veterans’ healthcare scandal, the Department of Veterans Affairs still managed to award more than $142 million in performance bonuses —  including to a doctor at a medical facility known for its overuse of narcotics, and to claims’ workers at a notoriously inept benefits center.

The VA also rewarded off-site executives managing a Denver building project that veered $1 billion over budget, USA Today reports.

Citing data provided by GOP Florida Rep. Jeff Miller’s House Veterans Affairs Committee, the newspaper reports a total of 156,000 executives, managers and workers collected bonuses for their 2014 performance, with payments ranging $8 to as much as $12,705, with the average totaling $909.

Miller tells the newspaper the data shows a “disturbing trend of rewarding employees who preside over corruption and incompetence.”

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