Centene Announces 2014 Annual Meeting Webcast Following 2014 First Quarter Financial Results Conference Call

- Reminder of June 13, 2014 Investor Day and 2014 Quarterly Earnings Release Dates in Usual Pattern -

ST. LOUIS, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced that following the release of its 2014 first quarter financial results on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, the Company will hold its 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders at 10:00 a.m. (Central Time) in the auditorium at Centene's headquarters, 7700 Forsyth Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri.  At the meeting, Mr. Neidorff is expected to make remarks regarding the Company's performance and future prospects. A live audio webcast of the meeting can be accessed via the Company's website at www.centene.com under the Investors section.

In addition, as a reminder, the Company has announced the following corporate events:

- CNC's 12th Annual Investor Day: Friday, June 13, 2014; New York City 
     (8:30 – 11:00 a.m. ET)

- CNC's Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results (6:00 a.m. ET) and Earnings Call 
     (8:30 a.m. ET): Tuesday, July 22, 2014

- CNC's Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results (6:00 a.m. ET) and Earnings Call 
     (8:30 a.m. ET): Tuesday, October 28, 2014

- CNC's 2015 Guidance and Investor Event; Friday, December 12, 2014; New York City
     (8:30 – 11:00 a.m. ET)

For more specific information regarding these and other events, please refer to the upcoming events calendar posted in the Investors section on the CNC website.

About Centene Corporation

Centene Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to government sponsored 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 Care (LTC), in addition to other state-sponsored/hybrid programs, and Medicare (Special Needs Plans). The Company 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, care management software, correctional systems healthcare, in-home health services, life and health management, managed vision, pharmacy benefits management, specialty pharmacy and telehealth services.

SOURCE Centene Corporation