WellPoint Announces Appearance at Upcoming Conference

  WellPoint Announces Appearance at Upcoming Conference

Business Wire

INDIANAPOLIS -- March 7, 2013

WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) announced today that senior management is
scheduled to present at Barclays 2013 Global Healthcare Conference on March
12, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

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.

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, 2012.

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 more than 36
million people in our affiliated health plans, and nearly 67 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.

Contact:

WellPoint Contacts:
Investor Relations
Doug Simpson, 212-476-1473
or
Media
Kristin Binns, 917-697-7802