|6 Months Ended|
Jun. 30, 2022
Note 14: Claims Payable
Claims payable includes claims reported as of the balance sheet date, including estimates for IBNR, due to third parties for health care services provided to members. IBNR was $139,322,367 and $101,958,324 at June 30, 2022 and December 31, 2021, respectively. Activity in the liability for claims payable and healthcare expenses for the six months ended June 30, 2022 and 2021, was as follows:
Estimates for incurred claims are based on historical enrollment and cost trends while also taking into consideration operational changes. Future and actual results typically differ from estimates. Differences could result from an overall change in medical expenses per member, changes in member mix or simply due to the addition of new members.
The entire disclosure for liabilities related to future policy benefits and unpaid claims and claim adjustments.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/disclosureRef