Centene Corporation to Present at Cowen's 29th Annual Health Care Conference

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 11, 2009-- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced that it will present at the Cowen and Company 29th Annual Health Care Conference, to be held March 16-19, 2009, at The Boston Marriott Copley Place.

Edmund E. Kroll, Jr., Centene’s Senior Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations, will present Tuesday, March 17th at 2:25 PM (Eastern Daylight Saving Time). Investors may access the live, audio webcast of Centene’s presentation at: http://www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/conflobby.zhtml?ticker=CNC&item_id=2110964. 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 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, 212-759-0382
Senior Vice President, Finance & Investor Relations