WellPoint Announces Webcast of Its Conference with Investment Community

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) today announced that it will conduct a live webcast of its Investor Conference on Tuesday, December 11, 2007. The meeting will be hosted in Westlake Village, CA, by Angela F. Braly, president and chief executive officer of WellPoint, Inc., and will feature several presentations by the senior leadership of the Company.

The event is scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time) and conclude by 12:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (3:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time). All interested parties are invited to listen to the webcast of the presentation by visiting www.wellpoint.com and selecting the "Investor Info" link. Following the conference, 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 webcast 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, 2006, and its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the reporting periods of 2007.

About WellPoint, Inc.

WellPoint's mission is to improve the lives of the people it serves and the health of its communities. WellPoint, Inc. is the largest health benefits company in terms of commercial membership in the United States. Through its nationwide networks, the company delivers a number of leading health benefit solutions through a broad portfolio of integrated health care plans and related services, along with a wide range of specialty products such as life and disability insurance benefits, pharmacy benefit management, dental, vision, behavioral health benefit services, as well as long term care insurance and flexible spending accounts. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, WellPoint is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and serves its 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 Blue Cross Blue Shield in 10 New York City metropolitan and surrounding counties and as Blue Cross or Blue Cross Blue Shield in selected upstate counties only), Ohio, Virginia (excluding the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C.), Wisconsin; and through UniCare. Additional information about WellPoint is available at www.wellpoint.com.

SOURCE WellPoint, Inc.

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