Centene Corporation to Present at Two Upcoming Health Care Conferences

March 12, 2008 at 1:04 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 12, 2008--Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced that it will present at two upcoming health care conferences next week.

On Monday, March 17th, 2008, at 4:00 PM (Eastern Time), Ed Kroll, Senior Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations, Centene Corporation, will present at the Cowen and Company 28th Annual Health Care Conference, which will be held March 17-20, 2008, at The Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston. The presentation will be available as a live, audio web cast at: www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/conflobby.zhtml?ticker=CNC&item_id=1786579; after which time it will be archived for replay until June 17, 2008.

On Wednesday, March 19th, 2008, at 2:00 PM (Eastern Time), Michael F. Neidorff, Centene's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Ed Kroll, will present at the Lehman Brothers 11th Annual Global Healthcare Conference, which will be held March 18-20, 2008, at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami. The presentation will be available as a live, audio web cast at: http://cc.talkpoint.com/LEHM002/031808a_jw/default.asp?entity=Centene, after which time it will be archived for replay for 90 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, life and 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