Centene Corporation to Present at 19th Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference

November 19, 2007 at 5:38 PM EST

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 19, 2007--Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced that it will present at the 19th Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference, which will be held November 27-29, 2007, at The Pierre Hotel in New York City.

Centene will present on Wednesday, November 28th at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The presentation will be available as a live, audio web cast at: www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/conflobby.zhtml?ticker=CNC&item_id=1689819, after which time it will be archived for replay for 15 days.

About Centene Corporation

Centene Corporation is a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise that provides programs and related services to individuals receiving benefits under Medicaid, including the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The Company operates health plans in Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, New Jersey, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin. In addition, the Company contracts with other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health, health management, long-term care, managed vision, nurse triage, pharmacy benefits management and treatment compliance. Information regarding Centene is available via the Internet at www.centene.com.


    CONTACT: Centene Corporation
             Edmund E. Kroll
             Senior Vice President, Finance & Investor Relations
             212-759-0382

    SOURCE: Centene Corporation