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WellPoint Appoints Kevin R. Hayden as President of State Sponsored Business

INDIANAPOLIS, April 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) today announced the appointment of Kevin R. Hayden as president of its State Sponsored Business division, effective April 21, 2008.

In his new role, Hayden will be responsible for leading WellPoint's Medicaid business division which currently serves more than 2 million members in 14 states.

"WellPoint is very fortunate to add the quality of experience and expertise that Kevin will bring to our State Sponsored Business," said Brian Sassi, president and chief executive officer of WellPoint's Consumer Business Unit. "Kevin's years of dedicated service to the health care sector coupled with his direct involvement to develop and shape Medicaid programs at the state level will help WellPoint continue to meet the needs of this important market segment."

Prior to joining WellPoint, Hayden served as Secretary of the Department of Health and Family Services for the State of Wisconsin. In this role, Hayden was responsible for leading all public health and care delivery services to over 900,000 residents.

With a career spanning more than 23 years in the private and public sectors, Hayden was also the administrator for Wisconsin's Division of Health Care Financing, where he was responsible for the oversight of the Wisconsin Medicaid program. Hayden also spent nearly ten years as president and chief administrative officer at Dean Health Systems, Inc., a multi-specialty integrated healthcare delivery system with a physician group practice of more than 500 physicians and 3,400 employees in Madison, Wisconsin. Among his many accomplishments, he was the key architect for executing physician growth strategies that more than doubled system revenue.

WellPoint's State Sponsored Business is one of the largest Medicaid managed care organization, serving more than 2 million members enrolled in Medicaid, State Children's Health Insurance Programs, and other publicly funded health care programs for low income and/or high medical risk individuals. Members receive access to covered benefits from a broad provider network, and enjoy benefits that afford coverage for additional services such as prenatal care and other health education programs.

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 Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield in 10 New York City metropolitan and surrounding counties and as Empire Blue Cross or Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield in selected upstate counties only), Ohio, Virginia (excluding the city of Fairfax, the town of Vienna and the area east of State Route 123.), Wisconsin; and through UniCare. Additional information about WellPoint is available at

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