INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) announced today that senior management is scheduled to present at the 4th Annual Merrill Lynch Pills & Payers Virtual Web Conference on December 5, 2006. The conference call is expected to begin at 9:55 a.m. Eastern Standard Time and should be accessed at least 15 minutes prior to its start with the following numbers:
866-290-0916 (Domestic) 913-312-1226 (International)
The confirmation code to access the conference is 2001847. All interested parties are invited to listen to WellPoint's portion of the conference call by visiting www.wellpoint.com and selecting the "Investor Info" link.
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, 2005, and its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the reporting periods of 2006.
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.
CONTACT: Wayne DeVeydt, Investor Relations, +1-317-488-6390, or James Kappel, Media, +1-317-488-6400, both of WellPoint, Inc.