WellPoint Announces Appearance at Upcoming Conference

Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference 2012

INDIANAPOLIS--()--WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) announced today that senior management is scheduled to present at the Morgan Stanley 2012 Global Healthcare Conference on September 10, 2012, at 11:10 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

All interested parties are invited to listen to a webcast of the presentation by visiting www.wellpoint.com and selecting the “Investors” link. Following the presentation, a webcast replay will be available at www.wellpoint.com for two weeks.

To listen to the live webcast, please visit WellPoint’s website at least 15 minutes early to download and install any necessary audio software. Individuals who listen to the presentation will be presumed to have read WellPoint's most recent filings with the SEC, including but not limited to its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011, and its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the three months ended June 30, 2012.

About WellPoint, Inc.

At WellPoint, we believe there is an important connection between our members’ health and well-being—and the value we bring our customers and shareholders. So each day we work to improve the health of our members and their communities. And, we can make a real difference since we have approximately 34 million people in our branded health plans, and approximately 65 million people served through our subsidiaries. As an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, WellPoint serves members as the Blue Cross licensee for California; the Blue Cross and Blue Shield licensee for Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri (excluding 30 counties in the Kansas City area), Nevada, New Hampshire, New York (as the Blue Cross Blue Shield licensee in 10 New York City metropolitan and surrounding counties and as the Blue Cross or Blue Cross Blue Shield licensee in selected upstate counties only), Ohio, Virginia (excluding the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C.), and Wisconsin. In a majority of these service areas, WellPoint’s plans do business as Anthem Blue Cross, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, or Empire Blue Cross (in the New York service areas). WellPoint also serves customers across the country through our UniCare subsidiary and in certain California, Arizona and Nevada markets through our CareMore subsidiary. Our 1-800 CONTACTS, Inc. subsidiary offers customers online sales of contact lenses, eyeglasses and other ocular products. Additional information about WellPoint is available at www.wellpoint.com.

Contacts

WellPoint, Inc.
Investor Relations
Sean Meenan, 317-488-6713
or
Media
Kristin Binns, 917-697-7802

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Contacts

WellPoint, Inc.
Investor Relations
Sean Meenan, 317-488-6713
or
Media
Kristin Binns, 917-697-7802