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Medical Claims Liability (Tables)

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Medical Claims Liability (Tables)
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2021
Insurance [Abstract]  
Schedule of change in medical claims liability
The following table summarizes the change in medical claims liability ($ in millions):
Nine Months Ended September 30,
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 —  3,872 
Incurred related to:
          Current year 74,736  64,105 
          Prior years (1,526) (446)
         Total incurred 73,210  63,659 
Paid related to:
          Current year 62,205  56,074 
          Prior years 9,344  6,032 
         Total paid 71,549  62,106 
Balance at September 30, net
14,076  12,878 
Plus: Reinsurance recoverable 23  21 
Balance, September 30
$ 14,099  $ 12,899