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WellPoint Declares Second Quarter 2012 Dividend

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

WellPoint Declares Second Quarter 2012 Dividend16:30 EDT Wednesday, May 16, 2012 INDIANAPOLIS (Business Wire) -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend to shareholders for the second quarter of 2012 of $0.2875 per share. The dividend is payable on June 25, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 8, 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 nearly 34 million people in our branded health plans, and more than 62 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 throughout the country as UniCare and in certain California, Arizona and Nevada markets through our CareMore subsidiary. Additional information about WellPoint is available at WellPoint, Inc.Investor RelationsMichael Kleinman, 317-488-6713orMediaKristin Binns, 917-697-7802