Wellpoint is a leading commercial health benefits company in the US.The company is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and serves its members as the Blue Cross licensee for California and as the Blue Cross and Blue Shield licensee for 13 other states in the US. The company primarily operates in the US. It is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana and employs about 42,000 people.
The company recorded revenues of $56,074.6 million during the fiscal year ended December 2006, an increase of 27.7% over 2005. The net profit was $3,094.9 million in fiscal year 2006, an increase of 25.6% over 2005.