Centene Corporation to Web Cast 2008 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

April 7, 2008 at 9:39 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 7, 2008--Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that it will web cast its 2008 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. Central Time at The Ritz-Carlton St. Louis, 100 Carondelet Plaza, St. Louis, Missouri 63105, in the Amphitheater; 1-314-863-6300 (phone). At the meeting, Michael F. Neidorff, Centene's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is expected to make remarks regarding the Company's performance and future prospects.

Investors and other interested parties are invited to listen to the web cast on the Company's website at www.centene.com under the Investor Relations section.

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 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, Jr., 212-759-0382
Senior Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations

SOURCE: Centene Corporation