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No, there is no statute that allows for such discrimination. In fact, if this was done, then this would violate a number of federal laws possibly including but not limited to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (depending on the exact situation). So if this is happening, the physician in question who was discriminated against can file for relief in court, alleging a violation of federal law. The process may be subject to the Federal Tort Claims Act - again, it depend son the specific situation.
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