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The following page contains recent stories and articles from nationwide media that feature WellPoint or our experts discussing a variety of topics related to WellPoint programs, services and products offered.

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WellPoint CEO: Healthcare Revolution Under Way
HealthLeaders
March 28, 2014
 
 
WellPoint CEO: Technology, smartphones will shape healthcare's future
FierceHealthcare
March 31, 2014

Live@ACHE Video: WellPoint CEO Joseph Swedish on enrollment and rates in Obamacare plans
Modern Healthcare
March 26, 2014

WellPoint making big push toward performance-based payouts
Modern Healthcare
March 25, 2014

WellPoint, Emory partner to create new senior care model
Modern Healthcare
March 19, 2014

WellPoint Advises Health-Care Providers
March 18, 2014
Wall Street Journal

5 Questions: Joe Swedish at forefront of health care with WellPoint
Indianapolis Star
March 15, 2014

Cracks in the 'glass ceiling'
The Indianapolis Recorder
March 6, 2014

Healthcare Giant Pushes 'ABCs of Disease' Videos With Wide Ad Outlay
AdWeek
March 5, 2014

Daschle, former senators form alliance to lobby for new telehealth rules
Washington Post
March 1, 2014

Hispanic IT pros: front and center at tech-savvy companies
Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology
February/March issue 

Telemedicine: Doctor Visits via Video Calls
Bloomberg Businessweek
February 27, 2014

The Grill: Darren Ghanayem juggles WellPoint's mandates for the federal healthcare law
Computerworld
February 10, 2014

WellPoint, a Onetime Critic of the Health Law, May Yet Profit
New York Times
February 4, 2014 

WellPoint Says Health-Law Customers Match Projections
Wall Street Journal
January 29, 2014

WellPoint sees Obamacare strategy paying off
Indianapolis Star
January 29, 2014

Insurance giant WellPoint enrolls 500,000 in Obamacare coverage
Los Angeles Times
January 29, 2014
 
'Over time, this will work out': WellPoint CEO Joe Swedish on Obamacare
Washington Post
January 15, 2014

NEWSMAKERS: Joe Swedish
Indianapolis Business Journal
December 28, 2013

Healthcare industry vested in success of Obamacare
Los Angeles Times
November 21, 2013

WellPoint's Swedish remains optimistic; getting 10,000 calls a day
Modern Healthcare
November 20, 2014

WellPoint looks to Exchanges for Membership Growth
FierceHealthPayer
October 24, 2013

5 Tactics WellPoint Uses to Fight Pill Mills, Opiates Abuse
Healthcare Payer News
October 21, 2013

WellPoint Exec Shares Lessons Learned from PCPC Pilot
HealthLeaders Media
October 9, 2013

As  Obamacare Rolls Out, Health Insurers Target Consumers With Educational Push
AdAge
October 1, 2013

Brad Goreski Picks His Top Frames for Glasses.com, Plus His Top Four Styling Tips
InStyle
September 25, 2013

Marvel Custom Solutions Teams with Florida Blue and WellPoint's Affiliated Health Plans to Create New Iron Man Comic Book
MarvelousNews
September 20, 2013

100 Most Influential People in Healthcare - 2013
8. Joseph Swedish

Modern Healthcare
August 26, 2013

Indiana Company Turns to Hollywood Magic
Inside INdiana Business
August 19, 2013

WellPoint Names Advisory Board, Implements 1-800 CONTACTS In-Network Program
Vision Monday
August 19, 2013

WellPoint, Blues plan to sponsor Spanish ads on Univision
FierceHealthPayer
August 9, 2013

New app lets you try on glasses virtually
Today on NBC
July 31, 2013

WellPoint progam lets employers name their price for doctors
American Medical News
July 29, 2013

Glasses.com:Try on eyewear virtually in clever app
USA Today
July 30, 2013

Meet the CEO with the Most at Stake in Health Law
Wall Street Journal
July 24, 2013

Picture yourself in numerous eyeglass frames on iPad
USA Today
July 17, 2013

glasses.com - A New Online Shopping Experience you need to see
Huffington Post
July 15, 2013

High-Tech Eyeglasses, Not Made by Google
New York Times
July 10, 2013

Culprits in a Child's Headaches
New York Times
July 8, 2013

Castlight Health and WellPoint's Affiliated Health Plans Introduce Reference Based Benefits
Wall Street Journal
June 26, 2013

WellPoint Rolls Out Health Care Cost-Cutting Program
Fox Business
June 26, 2013

Surgery Cost Caps Save Pension Fund 19% Without Hurting Health

Bloomberg Businessweek
June 24, 2013

Employers Test Plans That Cap Health Costs
New York Times
June 23, 2013
 

Hospitals Cut Some Surgery Prices After CalPERS Caps Reimbursements
Los Angeles Times
June 23, 2013

Understanding Private Health and Benefits Exchanges
BlogTalk Radio: CoHealth Checkup
June 5, 2013

WellPoint's primary care program gets warm reception from docs
FierceHealthPayer
May 17, 2013

Big Insurer Hires a Hospital Executive as Chief

The New York Times
February 12, 2013
 
Watson Supercomputer Offers Medical Expertise
USA Today
February 8, 2013

IBM's Watson Turned Into Cloud Products With WellPoint Help
Bloomberg
February 8, 2013

There Are Now Six IBM Watsons, Here's What They're Doing
Mashable
February 8, 2013

IBM's Watson Gets Its First Piece Of Business In Healthcare
Forbes
February 8, 2013

WellPoint Finalizes Acquisition of Amerigroup
Becker's Hospital Review
December 27, 2012

Doctors Move to Webcams
Wall Street Journal
December 20, 2012

Medicare Fraud Efforts Queried
MedPage Today
November 29, 2012

Insurance Giant WellPoint Commits to Facebook With Fitness Tracker
Ad Age
October 16, 2012
 
IBM's Watson Is Learning Its Way to Saving Lives
Fast Company
October 15, 2012

5 Big Ideas from WellPoint's PCMH Pilot
HealthLeaders Media
September 19, 2012


Curbing the Rising Cost of Health Care 
Leadership, The  Fortune Interview with Geoff Colvin
September 13, 201


Medical Home Pilots Spur Delivery and Payment Reform

Government HealthIT
September 13, 2012

WellPoint's High-Tech Reboot
Fortune Magazine
September 13, 2012

INNOVATION PROFILE: Early Results Show WellPoint’s Patient-Centered Medical Home Pilots Have Met Some Goals For Costs, Utilization, And Quality
Health Affairs
September 2012

Building a Foundation Today for Analytics Tomorrow: Health IT Thoughts From IBM

Becker's Hospital Review
August 8, 2012

Insights Into New Anti-Fraud Efforts
HealthcareInfoSecurity
August 8, 2012

WellPoint Takes Investment Stake in SoloHealth
Vision Monday
August 3, 2012

WellPoint to Acquire Amerigroup Amid Health Care Overhaul

DealBook, New York Times
July 9, 2012

WellPoint postioning itself for growth amid health-care reform with $4.46B acquisition of Amerigroup
Indianapolis Star
July 9, 2012

Dr. Watson - IBM computer could make correct diagnoses more elementary
Inside E Street
July 2, 2012

WellPoint combats fraud with diverse anti-fraud team
FierceHealthPayer
June 14, 2012

WellPoint Acquires 1-800 CONTACTS
DealBook, New York Times
June 4, 2012

WellPoint Plans to Buy 1-800 CONTACTS
Wall Street Journal
June 4, 2012

WellPoint Selects FitOrbit Online Coaching
Insurance & Technology
May 21, 2012

IBM, WellPoint hint at Watson's role in public health
Government Health IT
May 1, 2012

Fierce Q&A: Wellpoint partners with providers to ensure smooth ICD-10 transition
FierceHealthIT
April 30, 2012

Playing for Wellness
Wall Street Journal
April 7, 2012

Bringing together a host of strategies; WellPoint creates new vitality in primary care
Managed Healthcare Executive
April 1, 2012

Shaping the Future: Healthy Generations
Leaders Magazine
April 2012

Dozens of CareMore Seniors Bust a Move During Flash Mob
Cerritos-Artesia Patch
March 28, 2012

Commission on Physician Payment Reform Established
Family Practice News
March 5, 2012

An Rx? Pay More to Family Doctors
Wall Street Journal
January 27, 2012

IBM's Watson computer to aid Cedars-Sinai cancer center
Los Angeles Times
December 17, 2011

2011 CFO OF THE YEAR: Wayne DeVeydt
Indianapolis Business Journal
December 9, 2011

WellPoint to Cover Lung CT Scans for Heavy Smokers
Wall Street Journal
December 1, 2011

The Quiet Health-Care Revolution - While legislators talk about “bending the cost curve,” one company serving Medicare patients has discovered how to provide better care at lower cost—with wireless scales, free transportation, regular toenail trimmings, and doctors who put the patient first.
The Atlantic Magazine
November 2011 

Companies 'Like' Benefits of Social Media
Inside Indiana Business
October 31, 2011

Free Texting Tips for New Moms Catches on in San Diego
East County Magazine
October 13, 2011

2011 Working Mother 100 Best Companies
Working Mother
October 12, 2011

To Cut Insurance Costs,  Companies Help Workers Get Healthy 
USA Today
September 28, 2011

Two New Ventures Simplify Consumer Driven Health Care
Forbes
September 22, 2011

WellPoint Picks Watson's Brain for Medical Proof
InformationWeek
September 14, 2011
 
Dayton Business Journal
April 19, 2011

JourneyForward.org
     
Curetoday.com
Spring 2011
 
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