WellPoint Announces Appearance at Upcoming Conference

Jan 05, 2010, 16:30 ET from WellPoint, Inc.

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) announced today that senior management is scheduled to present at the 28th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 11, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (1:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time).

All interested parties are invited to listen to a webcast of the presentation by visiting www.wellpoint.com and selecting the "Investor Info" 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, 2008, and its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the reporting periods of 2009.

About WellPoint, Inc.

WellPoint works to simplify the connection between Health, Care and Value. We help to improve the health of our communities, deliver better care to members, and provide greater value to our customers and shareholders. WellPoint is the nation's largest health benefits company, with approximately 34 million members in its affiliated health plans. 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 does business as Anthem Blue Cross, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield or Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (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.

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