INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WellPoint, Inc. announced today that senior management is scheduled to appear at the Merrill Lynch Pills & Payers Conference on December 10, 2004.
The presentation is expected to begin at 10:55 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. All interested parties are invited to listen to the webcast of the presentation on the Internet by visiting http://www.wellpoint.com/ and selecting the Investor Info link.
To listen to the live webcast, please visit WellPoint's website at least 20 minutes early to download and install any necessary audio software. Individuals who listen to the webcast will be presumed to have read Anthem, Inc.'s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2003, WellPoint Health Networks Inc.'s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2003, as amended by Amendment No. 1 on Form 10-K/A, and Anthem, Inc.'s and WellPoint Health Networks Inc.'s Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the reporting periods of 2004.
About WellPoint, Inc.
WellPoint, Inc. is the largest publicly traded commercial health benefits company in terms of membership in the United States. WellPoint, Inc. 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, Ohio, Virginia (excluding the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C.), Wisconsin; and through HealthLink and UniCare. Additional information about WellPoint is available at http://www.wellpoint.com/ .
CONTACT: Investor Relations: Tami Durle, +1-317-488-6390, Angie McCabe,+1-805-557-6796, or Media: James Kappel, +1-317-488-6400, all of WellPoint,Inc.