Centene Corporation to Present at the UBS Warburg Global Healthcare Services Conference

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 28, 2003--Centene Corporation (Nasdaq: CNTE) announced today that it will present at the UBS Warburg Global Healthcare Services Conference. The conference will be held at The Plaza Hotel in New York.

Michael F. Neidorff, Centene's President and Chief Executive Officer, will present on Wednesday, February 5, 2003 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The presentation will be available as a live audio webcast at http://event.streamx.us/ubs/20030203/, and will be available until February 19, 2003 at the aforementioned URL.

Centene Corporation provides 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). Centene operates health plans in Wisconsin, Indiana, Texas and New Jersey. Information regarding Centene is available via the Internet at www.centene.com.


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