Centene Corporation to Present at Lehman Brothers Tenth Annual Global Healthcare Conference

March 15, 2007 at 12:00 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI (March 15, 2007) — Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced that it will present at the Lehman Brothers Tenth Annual Global Healthcare Conference, which will be held March 19-21, 2007 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami Beach, FL.

Michael F. Neidorff, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Centene, will present on Monday, March 19th, at 8:00 a.m., Eastern Time. The presentation will be available as a live, audio webcast at: http://cc.talkpoint.com/LEHM002/031907a_jw/default.asp?entity=Centene; then 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 Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). The Company operates health plans in Indiana, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas and Wisconsin. In addition, the Company contracts with other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health, disease management, long-term care, managed vision, nurse triage, pharmacy benefit management and treatment compliance. Information regarding Centene is available via the Internet at www.centene.com.