Centene Corporation to Present at Allen & Company 2005 Arizona Conference

ST. LOUIS, Feb 10, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) announced today that it will present at the Allen & Company 2005 Arizona Conference, which will be held March 6-9, 2005, at The Boulders Resort in Carefree, Arizona.

Michael F. Neidorff, Centene's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present on Monday, March 7, 2005, at 9:20 a.m. Mountain Time.

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.

SOURCE: Centene Corporation

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