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Medical Claims Liability (Tables)

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Medical Claims Liability (Tables)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2022
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,
2022 2021
Balance, January 1 $ 14,243  $ 12,438 
Less: Reinsurance recoverable 23  23 
Balance, January 1, net 14,220  12,415 
Acquisitions and divestitures 249  — 
Incurred related to:
          Current year 28,561  24,255 
          Prior years (723) (864)
         Total incurred 27,838  23,391 
Paid related to:
          Current year 17,398  15,161 
          Prior years 8,662  7,828 
         Total paid 26,060  22,989 
Balance at March 31, net
16,247  12,817 
Plus: Reinsurance recoverable 12  25 
Balance, March 31
$ 16,259  $ 12,842