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WellPoint Announces Appearance at Upcoming Conference and Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call Date

Thursday, December 27, 2012

WellPoint Announces Appearance at Upcoming Conference and Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call Date16:01 EST Thursday, December 27, 2012 INDIANAPOLIS (Business Wire) -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) announced today that senior management is scheduled to present at the 31st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 8, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (12:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time). All interested parties are invited to listen to a live 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. WellPoint also announced that it will release fourth quarter 2012 financial results on January 23, 2013, at 6:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”). Management will review these results and its outlook during a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EST that same morning. The conference call should be accessed at least 15 minutes prior to its start with the following numbers:                     888-423-3268 (Domestic) 800-475-6701 (Domestic Replay) 651-291-5254 (International) 320-365-3844 (International Replay)   An access code is not required for the January 23, 2013, conference call. The access code for the replay is 231606. The replay will be available from 11:00 a.m. EST on January 23, 2013, until the end of the day on February 6, 2013. The call will also be available through a live webcast at www.wellpoint.com under “Investors.” A webcast replay will be available following the call. 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 36 million people in our affiliated health plans, and approximately 66 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 markets through our Amerigroup and CareMore subsidiaries. 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. WellPointInvestor RelationsDoug Simpson, 212- 476-1473orMediaJill Becher, 414-234-1573