WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) has changed its corporate name to Anthem, Inc., and will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol ANTM at the start of trading today. Shareholders approved the name change at a special shareholders meeting on November 5, 2014.
“Today marks an important change that helps position our Company for a vibrant future and underscores our commitment to becoming a trusted and valued health partner. The change to Anthem will help us better communicate our values and simplify the way we connect with our associates, consumers, investors, and the communities we call home,” said Joseph Swedish, president and CEO of Anthem, Inc.
The Company’s new corporate website address is www.antheminc.com
About Anthem, Inc.
Anthem is working to transform health care with trusted and caring solutions. Our health plan companies deliver quality products and services that give their members access to the care they need. With nearly 69 million people served by its affiliated companies, including more than 37 million enrolled in its family of health plans, Anthem is one of the nation’s leading health benefits companies. Anthem companies serve members as the Blue Cross licensee for California; and as 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. Anthem, Inc. subsidiaries Amerigroup and CareMore also serve customers in many states across the U.S. To find out more about Anthem, go to www.antheminc.com
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