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WellPoint Announces Appearances at Upcoming Conferences

Thursday, March 01, 2012

WellPoint Announces Appearances at Upcoming Conferences16:01 EST Thursday, March 01, 2012 INDIANAPOLIS (Business Wire) -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) announced today that senior management is scheduled to present at the following conferences: Raymond James 33rd Annual Institutional Investors Conference on March 5, 2012, at 11:35 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST); Cowen and Company 32nd Annual Health Care Conference on March 6, 2012, at 11:20 a.m. EST; and Barclays Capital 2012 Global Healthcare Conference on March 13, 2012, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). All interested parties are invited to listen to the 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, 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 one of the nation's largest health benefits companies, with 34 million members in its affiliated health plans, and a total of more than 65 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 and in certain California, Arizona and Nevada markets through our recently acquired CareMore Health Group, Inc. subsidiary. Additional information about WellPoint is available at www.wellpoint.com. WellPoint, Inc.Investor RelationsMichael Kleinman, 317-488-6713orMediaKristin Binns, 917-697-7802