Reminder: Centene's Sixth Annual Investor Day on June 3rd in New York City

May 14, 2008 at 6:16 AM EDT
ST. LOUIS, May 14, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced highlights of the program for its sixth annual Investor Day being held on Tuesday, June 3, 2008, at the Loews Regency Hotel in New York City. As a reminder, the meeting, which also will be web cast live, will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time and end approximately at 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m.; doors will be closed at 10:00 a.m.

Highlights of the program for Centene's Sixth Annual Investor Day will include the following:

-- An opportunity to meet key new members of Centene's senior management team

-- A strategy update for Centene's main business units, products, markets and functions

-- A 2008 election year panel on possible outcomes and implications for healthcare including Medicaid and the uninsured featuring Centene board members Tommy G. Thompson, Former Health and Human Services Secretary and Former Governor of Wisconsin; and Richard A. Gephardt, CEO, Gephardt and Associates and Former Majority Leader, U.S. House of Representatives

Institutional investors and analysts interested in attending should contact Libby Abelt in Centene's Investor Relations department either via telephone at 1-212-759-5665 or e-mail at: labelt@centene.com.

Interested parties may listen to the web cast by going to the Company's web site at www.centene.com and accessing the Investor Relations section. A web cast replay will be available via Centene's IR section on its web site immediately following the event.

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), Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicare (Special Needs Plan). 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.

SOURCE: Centene Corporation

Centene Corporation
Edmund E. Kroll, 212-759-0382
Senior Vice President, Finance & Investor Relations