Centene Corporation to Present at Forthcoming Credit Suisse and Bank of America Conferences


Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced that it will present at two forthcoming conferences in November: the 17th Annual Credit Suisse Health Care conference, to be held November 11-14, 2008, at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Ariz; and the Bank of America 2008 Credit Conference, to be held November 19-21, 2008, at The Loews Royal Pacific Resort Universal in Orlando, Fla.

    At the Credit Suisse conference, Eric R. Slusser, Executive Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer of Centene Corporation will
present Thursday, November 13th at 9:00 AM (Mountain Standard Time).
Investors may listen to a live, audio web cast of Centene's
presentation by accessing the following link:
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The following week, at the Bank of America conference, Edmund E. Kroll, Jr., Centene's Senior Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations, will present Thursday, November 20th at 11:10 AM (Eastern Time). Investors may access the live audio web cast of Centene's presentation by clicking on the following link: http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/bas/credit08/id43206148.cfm.

The web cast replay of both presentations can be accessed via the company's web site 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 Foster Care, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicare (Special Needs Plans). 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