Medical Claims Liability (Tables)
|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2017
|Schedule of change in medical claims liability||
The following table summarizes the change in medical claims liability ($ in millions):
Tabular disclosure of the activity in the reserve for settling insured claims and expenses incurred in the claims settlement process for the period. The estimated liability includes the amount of money that will be required for future payments of (a) claims that have been reported to the insurer, (b) claims related to insured events that have occurred but that have not been reported to the insurer as of the date the liability is estimated, and (c) claim adjustment expenses. Claim adjustment expenses include costs incurred in the claim settlement process such as legal fees; outside adjuster fees; and costs to record, process, and adjust claims.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef