Anthem and Wellpoint Merger

​​​​​​​​Last Updated: March 12, 2021

Information on the Merger of Anthem, Inc. and Wellpoint Health Networks, Inc., and the Acquisition of Control of Crossroads Acquisition Corp. and its Wisconsin Domestic Insurance Subsidiaries​​​​

On December 17, 2003, Anthem, Inc., filed a statement regarding the acquisition of control of or merger with a domestic insurer pursuant to s. 611.72, Wis. Stat. The Wisconsin domestic insurers affected by this transaction are Blue Cross & Blue Shield United of Wisconsin, Compcare Health Services Insurance Corporation, Unity Health Plans Insurance Corporation, United Heartland Life Insurance Company, United Wisconsin Insurance Company, and Valley Health Plan, Inc.

The plan of acquisition, along with all pertinent correspondence and statutorily required information, will be placed in this section of the OCI's Web site. Forms and other documents filed by Anthem, Inc. and Wellpoint Health Networks, Inc. with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (hereinafter also, SEC) pertaining to this transaction may be accessed on that federal agency's website at According to the Wisconsin Statutes, a hearing will be held on the proposed transaction. Notice of the hearing will also be placed in this section of the website as soon as the hearing date is determined.

Application Material Filed on December 17, 2003​

OCI Request for Information as of February 5, 2004

Anthem, Inc.'s, Response of February 16, 2004

Anthem, Inc.'s, Response of February 17, 2004

OCI Request for Information dated February 26, 2004

Anthem, Inc.'s, Response of March 1, 2004

OCI's Notice of Hearing

Additional Hearing Exhibits

Filed Comments

There were no comments filed other than the foregoing Exhibit 18.

Final Decision and Order Dated April 7, 2004