WellPoint Announces Webcast of Its Conference With Investment Community

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) today announced that it will conduct a live webcast of its Investor Conference on Wednesday, February 23, 2011. The meeting will be hosted by Angela F. Braly, chair, president and chief executive officer of WellPoint, Inc., and will feature several presentations by senior leadership of the company.

The event is scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time ("EST") and conclude by approximately 4:00 p.m. EST.  All interested parties are invited to listen to a webcast of the conference by visiting www.wellpoint.com and selecting the "Investor Info" link. Following the event, 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.

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 in terms of medical enrollment, with more than 33 million members in its affiliated health plans, and a total of more than 69 million individuals served through all 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 does 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.  Additional information about WellPoint is available at www.wellpoint.com.

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