Centene Corporation to Present At SG Cowen & Co. 5th Annual Global Health Care Conference

ST. LOUIS, Nov 10, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that it will present at the SG Cowen & Co. 5th Annual Global Health Care Conference, which will be held November 16-17, 2004, at The Hilton Geneva in Geneva, Switzerland.

Michael F. Neidorff, Centene's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present on Tuesday, November 16, 2004 at 1:25 p.m. Central European Time. The presentation will be available as a live, audio webcast at http://www.talkpoint.com/viewer/starthere.asp?pres=108187, then archived for on-demand listening for 15 days.

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, 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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