WellPoint Announces Appearance at Upcoming Conference

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WellPoint Announces Appearance at Upcoming Conference

<0> WellPoint, Inc.Sean Meenan, 317-488-6715orKristin Binns, 917-697-7802 </0>

WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) announced today that senior management is scheduled to present at the Oppenheimer 23 Annual Healthcare Conference on December 12, 2012, at 2:10 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).

All interested parties are invited to listen to a webcast of the presentation by visiting and selecting the “Investors” link. Following the presentation, a webcast replay will be available at 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, 2011, and its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the three months ended September 30, 2012.

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 more than 33 million people in our branded health plans, and approximately 64 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. 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 .