WellPoint finalizes its transition to Anthem - Modern Healthcare
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield is dedicated to delivering value and care to their Independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Our parent company, WellPoint, Inc., is now Anthem, Inc. WellPoint, Inc., one of the nation's largest health insurance companies, officially became Anthem, Inc. as the company aggressively markets its.
To assure continuity of leadership, the Presidents of WellPoint's Blue Plans will be asked to continue in their current roles.
The local Blue branded businesses will continue to operate in their markets under current brand names. Company Facts As of Sept. Conference Call and Webcast Anthem and WellPoint will host a joint conference call and webcast today at 8: The conference call can be accessed by dialing International No pass-code is required.
The webcast and presentation slides can be accessed at Anthem's web site, www.
Please visit the website or dial in at least 15 minutes in advance. A replay of the call will be available after EST on October 27, until the end of the day on November 10, by dialing Internationalpass-code Please note that the previously scheduled conference calls for October 28, and October 29, for WellPoint and Anthem, respectively, have been cancelled due to the distribution of this press release and today's conference call.
About Anthem Anthem, Inc. Anthem is the fifth largest publicly traded health benefits company in the United States and an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. More information about Anthem is available at www.
Visit WellPoint on the Web at www. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts.
Words such as "expect s ", "feel s ", "believe s ", "will", "may", "anticipate s " and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These statements include, but are not limited to, financial projections and estimates and their underlying assumptions; statements regarding plans, objectives and expectations with respect to future operations, products and services; and statements regarding future performance.
Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, many of which are difficult to predict and generally beyond the control of Anthem and WellPoint, that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied or projected by, the forward-looking information and statements. These risks and uncertainties include: Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements that speak only as of the date hereof. Neither Anthem nor WellPoint undertakes any obligation to republish revised forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
Readers are also urged to carefully review and consider the various disclosures in Anthem's and WellPoint's various SEC reports, including but not limited to Annual Reports on Form K for the year ended December 31, and Quarterly Reports on Form Q for the reporting periods of The two merged into Associated Insurance Companies, Inc, a holding company.
Associated Insurance Companies began expanding outside of Indiana, acquiring numerous insurance companies and creating new subsidiaries. The Associated Group founded Acordia, a brokerage that sold and serviced insurance and employee benefit programs. The Associated Group absorbed Acordia.
WellPoint officially becomes "Anthem, Inc." - Indiana State Association of Health Underwriters
Anthem has aboutcustomers, and has more individual policyholders in California than any other insurer. Gail Boudreaux is currently chief executive officer of the company. Anthem began to focus exclusively on healthcare benefits. The acquisitions made since addedpolicy holders. Among its customer base were 2. In October, Anthem converted from a mutual insurance company to a publicly held stock company, which made it the 4th largest public managed health care company in the United States.
Associated Insurance reached WellPoint was formed to operate Blue Cross of California's managed care business. Blue Cross of California completed the conversion of all its business to for-profit status, resulting in a restructuring that designated WellPoint Health Networks Inc.
WellPoint Health Networks[ edit ] It sold its Blue Cross and Blue Shield products in 11 states.
WellPoint officially becomes “Anthem, Inc.”
WellPoint acquired Alexandria, Va. WellPoint acquired Chicago-based American Imaging Management, the leading radiology benefit management company, that creates software to help physicians choose cost-effective locations for their patients to receive medical imaging tests.
WellPoint acquired Resolution Health, a firm that analyzes patient history for potential medical problems such as adverse drug interactions.
WellPoint acquired DeCare Dental, a dental insurance firm.