Centene Corporation to Present at 27th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced that it will present at the J.P. Morgan 27th Annual Healthcare Conference, to be held January 12-15, 2009, at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, Calif.

Michael F. Neidorff, Centene's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present Monday, January 12th at 9:00 AM (Pacific Standard Time). Investors may access the live, audio webcast of Centene's presentation by clicking on the following link: http://metameetings.com/webcasts/jpmorgan/healthcare09/directlink?ticker=CNC. A webcast replay of the presentation can be accessed via the Company's website at www.centene.com under the Investors 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 State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), 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 range of healthcare solutions for the rising number of uninsured Americans. It contracts with other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health, life and health management, 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