Press Release

Centene's Innovative Member Programs Recognized By Decision Health For Ninth Consecutive Year

ST. LOUIS, May 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene (NYSE:CNC) was honored for seven of its innovative member programs at the Ninth Annual Decision Health Platinum Awards on April 20. The Platinum Awards recognizes professionals and organizations who demonstrate success in the overreaching healthcare continuum.

Centene, its Missouri subsidiary, Home State Health, Illinois subsidiary, IlliniCare Health, Ohio subsidiary, Buckeye Health Plan, specialty correctional systems division, Centurion, and specialty solutions divisions Envolve, Inc., and Envolve Pharmacy Inc., won awards in seven categories including:

Publicly Funded Plans, Medicare; Medicaid; DOD/VA
Centene/Envolve Pharmacy- OpiEnd
Home Health, Hospice, Palliative Care
Buckeye Health Plan- Compassionate Connections
Care Coordination, Emergency Room Department
Home State Health- ED Super Utilizer Outreach
Care Coordination, Case Management and Social Services
IlliniCare Health- Transition of Excellence Program
Care Coordination, Community Programs
IlliniCare Health- Transition of Excellence Program
Women's, Children's Case Management
Centurion- Healing, Empowerment, Resources (H.E.R) Parenting Journal
Patient Engaged and Education
Envolve-Vision Services to Hurricane Harvey Evacuees

"The clinical programs we offer are essential to helping Centene and its subsidiaries provide access to quality, integrated healthcare for our members," said Dr. Ken Yamaguchi, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Centene. "We are honored to be recognized by Decision Health with these prestigious awards for the ninth year in a row."

About Centene Corporation

Centene Corporation, a Fortune 100 company, is a diversified, multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides a portfolio of services to government sponsored and commercial healthcare programs, focusing on under-insured and uninsured individuals. Many receive benefits provided under Medicaid, including the State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), as well as Aged, Blind or Disabled (ABD), Foster Care and Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS), in addition to other state-sponsored programs, Medicare (including the Medicare prescription drug benefit commonly known as "Part D"), dual eligible programs and programs with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Centene also provides healthcare services to groups and individuals delivered through commercial health plans. Centene operates local health plans and offers a range of health insurance solutions. It also contracts with other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health management, care management software, correctional healthcare services, dental benefits management, commercial programs, home-based primary care services, life and health management, vision benefits management, pharmacy benefits management, specialty pharmacy and telehealth services.

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SOURCE Centene Corporation

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