Centene Corporation to Web Cast 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

ST. LOUIS, Apr 09, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that it will web cast its 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28, 2009, at 10:00 AM Central Time at The Ritz-Carlton St. Louis, 100 Carondelet Plaza, St. Louis, Missouri 63105, in the Amphitheater; 1-314-863-6300 (phone). At the meeting, Michael F. Neidorff, Centene's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is expected to make remarks regarding the Company's performance and future prospects.

Investors and other interested parties are invited to listen to the live, audio web cast on 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

Centene Corporation
Edmund E. Kroll, Jr., 212-759-0382
Senior Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations