WellPoint, Inc. (WellPoint) is a health benefit company in terms of medical membership in the United States. The Company manages its operations through three segments: Commercial, Consumer, and Other. The Company is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), an association of independent health benefit plans. The Company offers a spectrum of network-based managed care plans to the large and small employer, individual, Medicaid and senior markets. Its managed care plans include preferred provider organizations (PPOs); health maintenance organizations (HMOs); point-of-service plans (POS) plans; traditional indemnity plans and other hybrid plans, including consumer-driven health plans (CDHPs); and hospital only and limited benefit products. In February 2014, WellPoint sold its online contact lens retail subsidiary 1-800 CONTACTS to private equity firm Thomas H. Lee Partners.