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WellPoint Announces Appearances at Upcoming Conferences

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

WellPoint Announces Appearances at Upcoming Conferences16:00 EDT Wednesday, August 31, 2011INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) announced today that senior management is scheduled to present at the following conferences:Stifel Nicolaus 2011 Healthcare Conference on September 8, 2011, at 9:10 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time; and Morgan Stanley 2011 Global Healthcare Conference on September 13, 2011, at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. All interested parties are invited to listen to the live webcasts of the presentations by visiting www.wellpoint.com and selecting the "Investors" link. Following the presentations, webcast replays will be available at www.wellpoint.com for two weeks. To listen to the live webcasts, please visit WellPoint's website at least 15 minutes early to download and install any necessary audio software. Individuals who listen to the presentations 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, 2010, and its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the three months ended June 30, 2011.About WellPoint, Inc.WellPoint works to simplify the connection between Health, Care and Value. We help to improve the health of our members and our communities, and provide greater value to our customers and shareholders. WellPoint is the nation's largest health benefits company in terms of medical membership, with 34 million members in its affiliated health plans, and a total of more than 69 million individuals served through its 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, Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, or Empire Blue Cross (in the New York service areas).  WellPoint also serves customers throughout the country as UniCare.  Additional information about WellPoint is available at www.wellpoint.com.SOURCE WellPoint, Inc.For further information: Investor Relations, Michael Kleinman, +1-317-488-6713, Media, Kristin Binns, +1-917-697-7802