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WellPoint to Hold Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Third Quarter Results on October 22, 2008

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) will release third quarter 2008 financial results on October 22, 2008, at 6:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Management will review these results and its outlook during a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EDT that same morning. The conference call should be accessed at least 15 minutes prior to its start with the following numbers:

           888-423-3268 (Domestic)        800-475-6701 (Domestic Replay)
           651-291-5254 (International)   320-365-3844 (International Replay)

An access code is not required for the October 22, 2008, conference call. The access code for the replay is 908944. The replay will be available from 1:45 p.m. EDT on October 22, 2008, until the end of the day on November 5, 2008. The call will also be available through a live webcast at www.wellpoint.com under "Investor Info." A webcast replay will be available following the call.

About WellPoint, Inc.

WellPoint, Inc. is the largest health benefits company in terms of medical membership in the United States. 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 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.), Wisconsin; and through UniCare. Additional information about WellPoint is available at www.wellpoint.com .

SOURCE: WellPoint, Inc.

CONTACT: Investor Relations: Michael Kleinman, +1-317-488-6713, Media:
Shannon Troughton, +1-317-488-6789, both of WellPoint, Inc.
Web site: http://www.wellpoint.com

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