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Medical Claims Liability (Tables)

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Medical Claims Liability (Tables)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2021
Insurance [Abstract]  
Schedule of change in medical claims liability
The following table summarizes the change in medical claims liability ($ in millions):
Three Months Ended March 31,
2021 2020
Balance, January 1 $ 12,438  $ 7,473 
Less: Reinsurance recoverable 23  20 
Balance, January 1, net 12,415  7,453 
Acquisitions and divestitures —  3,697 
Incurred related to:
          Current year 24,255  20,866 
          Prior years (864) (446)
         Total incurred 23,391  20,420 
Paid related to:
          Current year 15,161  15,147 
          Prior years 7,828  5,031 
         Total paid 22,989  20,178 
Balance at March 31, net
12,817  11,392 
Plus: Reinsurance recoverable 25  21 
Balance, March 31
$ 12,842  $ 11,413