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Medical Claims Liability (Tables)

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Medical Claims Liability (Tables)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
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,
 
 
2019
 
2018
Balance, January 1
 
$
6,831

 
$
4,286

Less: Reinsurance recoverable
 
27

 
18

Balance, January 1, net
 
6,804

 
4,268

Acquisitions and purchase accounting adjustments
 
6

 

Incurred related to:
 
 
 
 
          Current year
 
14,376

 
10,302

          Prior years
 
(494
)
 
(263
)
         Total incurred
 
13,882

 
10,039

Paid related to:
 
 
 
 
          Current year
 
8,771

 
6,579

          Prior years
 
4,560

 
2,970

         Total paid
 
13,331

 
9,549

Balance at March 31, net
 
7,361

 
4,758

Plus: Reinsurance recoverable
 
20

 
13

Balance, March 31
 
$
7,381

 
$
4,771