What Are Some Facts About Wellpoint Louisville, KY?


Quick Answer

WellPoint, Inc. was a health insurance agency providing BCBS coverage to people nation-wide and particularly in the Louisville area. It still exists, but the company changed its name to Anthem, Inc.

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The present company came about as a merger between Anthem Insurance Company and WellPoint Health Networks, Inc., undertaken in November 2004. At that time, the holding company took the name WellPoint, Inc., but in December 2014, it underwent a name change to Anthem, Inc.; this is a recent enough change where references to WellPoint Louisville still exist on the Internet in old job listings or the Yellow Pages website, as of 2015.

This particular office provides Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield services, which is the largest insurance branch of the company, operating in every state except California, Georgia and New York, of the states in which it operates. The office provides both individual health and family plans, along with life insurance and dental plans, with the option for vision coverage, as well. As a part of BCBS, it is well-connected to the medical community in Kentucky and can call upon hundreds of health care providers to meet the needs of its clients. Though the company operates in Louisville, it serves any Kentucky resident, regardless of proximity.

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