Though reports have showed trips to the emergency room are costly and sometimes unnecessary, the majority of Americans don't seem to think so. And the American College of Emergency Physicians is standing behind them.

A new poll conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of ACEP finds most (70 percent) of Americans say they oppose efforts by insurance companies to deny payment for emergency visits when patients believe they are having medical emergencies, but after examination are diagnosed with non-urgent medical conditions.

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