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Health Net (Restructuring Related Charges) (Details)

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Health Net (Restructuring Related Charges) (Details)
$ in Millions
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2016
USD ($)
Sep. 30, 2016
USD ($)
General and Administrative Expense    
Accrued Restructuring Cost [Roll Forward]    
Total accrued restructuring costs as of beginning of period   $ 0
Charges incurred   79
Paid/settled   (65)
Total accrued restructuring costs as of end of period $ 14 14
Employee Termination Costs    
Accrued Restructuring Cost [Roll Forward]    
Employee termination costs 50 50
Employee Termination Costs | General and Administrative Expense    
Accrued Restructuring Cost [Roll Forward]    
Total accrued restructuring costs as of beginning of period   0
Charges incurred   39
Paid/settled   (25)
Total accrued restructuring costs as of end of period 14 14
Employee Termination Costs | General and Administrative Expense | Managed Care    
Accrued Restructuring Cost [Roll Forward]    
Charges incurred 7 39
Stock Based Compensation    
Accrued Restructuring Cost [Roll Forward]    
Employee termination costs 44 44
Stock Based Compensation | General and Administrative Expense    
Accrued Restructuring Cost [Roll Forward]    
Total accrued restructuring costs as of beginning of period   0
Charges incurred   40
Paid/settled   (40)
Total accrued restructuring costs as of end of period 0 0
Stock Based Compensation | General and Administrative Expense | Managed Care    
Accrued Restructuring Cost [Roll Forward]    
Charges incurred $ 2 $ 40