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UPDATE 1-Anthem's profit beats estimates on higher Medicaid enrollments

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Oct 28 (Reuters) - Health insurer Anthem Inc reported a better-than-expected profit in the third quarter as more people enrolled for its government plans, especially Medicaid.

Anthem's government business offers Medicare plans for the elderly and Medicaid for lower-income families.

Enrollments in Anthem's Medicaid plans rose by 786,000 members in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, accounting for about two-thirds of the total increase in enrollments.

Anthem, which agreed to buy...