Centene Corporation to Present at Morgan Stanley Second Annual Small Cap Executive Conference

ST. LOUIS, Jun 02, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that it will present at the Morgan Stanley Second Annual Small Cap Executive Conference, which will be held June 13-15, 2005, at The Ritz Carlton Battery Park in New York City.

Michael F. Neidorff, Centene's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present on Monday, June 13, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The presentation will be available at http://www.corporate-ir.net/ ireye/confLobby.zhtml?ticker=CNC&item_id=1068253 as a live audio webcast, then archived for 15 days. (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.)

About Centene Corporation

Centene Corporation provides multi-line managed care programs and related services to individuals receiving benefits under Medicaid, including Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). The Company operates health plans in Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas and Wisconsin. In addition, the Company contracts with other healthcare organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health, nurse triage and pharmacy compliance. Information regarding Centene is available via the Internet at www.centene.com.

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