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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 will change name to Anthem to reach consumers
Bloomberg Businessweek
August 13, 2014



WellPoint's cancer care program sets standard for oncology management
Managed Healthcare Executive
September 10, 2014

WellPoint's Solomon Romano: "A marketer needs to understand the common values that unite most Hispanics"
September 8, 2014

What's healthcare's future? CMS' Tavenner, WellPoint CEO Swedish try to answer
Modern Healthcare
September 3, 2014

100 Most Unfluential People in Healthcare - 2014 (Joseph Swedish #12)
Modern Healthcare
August 28, 2014

Consumerism Drives Healthcare Branding, Rebranding Efforts
August 19, 2014

Payers bringing telehealth to critical mass
Government Health IT
August 15, 2014

WellPoint embraces Anthem brand
Healthcare Finance News
August 15, 2014

Insurer WellPoint plans name change to Anthem
Associated Press
August 13, 2014

Why We Should Know the Price of Medical Tests
New York Times
August 5, 2014

WellPoint CEO: Insurer Readies for Technology Wave
Associated Press
July 10, 2014

Why your boss wants you to see online doctors
July 10, 2014

Innovative Program: Offers People with Diabetes the Power to Improve Their Own Health
Diabetes Health
July 8, 2014

Insurers, docs speed up shift to value-based care
July 1, 2014

Creating an Analytics Nerve Center
All Analytics Radio
June 30, 2014

WellPoint's Joseph Swedish argues for collaboration, not integration
Modern Healthcare
June 28, 2014

WellPoint offers payer perspective on medical homes
June 2, 2014
Cleveland Clinic to participate in WellPoint program aimed at cutting cancer care costs

Crain’s Cleveland Business
May 28, 2014

Insurers Push to Rein In Spending on Cancer Care
Wall Street Journal
May 27, 2014 

Telemedicine alliance aims to educate policymakers
Washington Post
May 23, 2014

Insurers embrace bigger, better data
May 23, 2014

Healthcare data goes from big to great
Healthcare IT News
May 22, 2014

Surfing the Health Insurance Wave
Daily Finance
May 20, 2014

Women take leading roles at health plans
May 21, 2014

Health Analytics to Give Patients Their Voice
All Analytics
May 15, 2014

50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders
Modern Healthcare
May 2014

Is this the Hardest Job in America?
Wall Street Journal
April 30, 2014

AtlanticLive Health Care Forum: Building a Better Health Care System
George Washington University MHA@GW blog
April 29, 2014

Using data to treat the sickest and most expensive patients
April 24, 2014

Cognitive computing for all? Think about it
April 6, 2014

WellPoint CEO: Technology, smartphones will shape healthcare's future
March 31, 2014

WellPoint CEO: Healthcare Revolution Under Way
March 28, 2014

WellPoint CFO: Managing Risk
Wall Street Journal
March 28, 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
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
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

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
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
October 1, 2013

Brad Goreski Picks His Top Frames for, Plus His Top Four Styling Tips
September 25, 2013

Marvel Custom Solutions Teams with Florida Blue and WellPoint's Affiliated Health Plans to Create New Iron Man Comic Book
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
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 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 - 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
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
February 8, 2013

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

IBM's Watson Gets Its First Piece Of Business In Healthcare
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, 2012

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
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
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
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

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