PROXY CORNER: WellPoint Inc.

WellPoint Inc., 120 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, 46204 ( is a health benefits company. It provides
health benefits, dental and vision benefits, life insurance and life and disability insurance benefits. WellPoint operations
include Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans. For the quarter ended June 30, the company reported net income of $693.5 million,
or $1.43 per diluted share, on $15.4 billion in revenue. That compares with net income of $750.5 million, or $1.44 per diluted
share, on $15.7 billon in revenue for the same period a year earlier. The company’s shares trade on NYSE under the ticker
symbol WLP. Information for Proxy Corner was taken from Bloomberg News and from the company’s proxy statement dated
April 3, 2009.

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