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Segment Information

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Segment Information
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2018
Segment Reporting [Abstract]  
Segment Information
Segment Information

Centene operates in two segments: Managed Care and Specialty Services. The Managed Care segment consists of Centene’s health plans including all of the functions needed to operate them. The Specialty Services segment consists of Centene’s specialty companies offering auxiliary healthcare services and products.

Segment information for the three months ended March 31, 2018, follows ($ in millions):
 
Managed Care
 
Specialty
Services
 
Eliminations
 
Consolidated
Total
Total revenues from external customers
$
12,449

 
$
745

 
$

 
$
13,194

Total revenues from internal customers
25

 
2,231

 
(2,256
)
 

Total revenues
$
12,474

 
$
2,976

 
$
(2,256
)
 
$
13,194

Earnings from operations
$
470

 
$
70

 
$

 
$
540


Segment information for the three months ended March 31, 2017, follows ($ in millions):
 
Managed Care
 
Specialty
Services
 
Eliminations
 
Consolidated
Total
Total revenues from external customers
$
11,115

 
$
609

 
$

 
$
11,724

Total revenues from internal customers
11

 
2,333

 
(2,344
)
 

Total revenues
$
11,126

 
$
2,942

 
$
(2,344
)
 
$
11,724

Earnings from operations
$
187

 
$
53

 
$

 
$
240