Centene Corporation to Present at BMO Capital Markets Healthcare Conference

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced that it will present at the BMO Capital Markets 9th Annual Focus on Healthcare Conference, to be held Wednesday, August 5, 2009, at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City.

Centene will present Wednesday, August 5 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Investors and other interested parties may access the live, audio webcast of Centene's presentation at the following link: http://www.bmocm.com/conferences/2009healthcare/webcast/.

A webcast replay of the presentation can be accessed shortly thereafter via 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 the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), as well as Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD), Foster Care, Long-Term Care and Medicare (Special Needs Plans). The Company operates local health plans and offers a wide range of health insurance solutions to individuals and the rising number of uninsured Americans. It also contracts with other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health, life and health management, managed vision, telehealth services, pharmacy benefits management and medication adherence. Information regarding Centene is available via the Internet at www.centene.com.

    Source: Centene Corporation