Centene Corporation to Present at Lehman High Yield Bond & Syndicated Loan Conference


Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced that it will present at the Lehman Brothers High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference, which will be held March 12-14, 2008, at Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

Eric R. Slusser, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Ed Kroll, Senior Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations, Centene Corporation, will present on Thursday, March 13, 2008, at 8:10 AM (Eastern Time). The presentation will be available as a live, audio web cast at: http://cc.talkpoint.com/LEHM002/031208a_jw/default.asp?entity= CenteneCorporation (Due to its length, this URL may need to be copied/pasted into your Internet browser's address field. Remove the extra space if one exists.); after which time it will be archived for replay for 90 days.

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) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). 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