Centene Corporation Schedules Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results Conference Call

June 14, 2007 at 4:04 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 14, 2007--Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that it will release its second quarter 2007 financial results at approximately 6:00 AM (Eastern Time) on Tuesday, July 24, 2007, and host a conference call at 8:30 AM (Eastern Time) to review the results. Michael F. Neidorff, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Eric R. Slusser, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and J. Per Brodin, Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, of Centene Corporation will host the call.

Investors and other interested parties are invited to listen to the conference call by dialing 800-273-1254 in the U.S. and Canada, 706-679-8592 from abroad, or via a live Internet broadcast on the Company's website at www.centene.com, under the Investor Relations section.

A replay will be available for on-demand listening shortly after the completion of the call until 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) on August 7, 2007, at the aforementioned URL, or by dialing 800-642-1687 in the U.S. and Canada, or 706-645-9291 from abroad, and entering access code 1100685.

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, 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, 212-759-0382 Senior Vice President, Finance & Investor Relations SOURCE: Centene Corporation