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Segment Information

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Segment Information
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 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 September 30, 2018, follows ($ in millions):
 
Managed Care
 
Specialty
Services
 
Eliminations
 
Consolidated
Total
Total revenues from external customers
$
15,420

 
$
762

 
$

 
$
16,182

Total revenues from internal customers
26

 
2,350

 
(2,376
)
 

Total revenues
$
15,446

 
$
3,112

 
$
(2,376
)
 
$
16,182

Earnings from operations
$
92

 
$
(51
)
 
$

 
$
41


Segment information for the three months ended September 30, 2017, follows ($ in millions):
 
Managed Care
 
Specialty
Services
 
Eliminations
 
Consolidated
Total
Total revenues from external customers
$
11,248

 
$
650

 
$

 
$
11,898

Total revenues from internal customers
11

 
2,367

 
(2,378
)
 

Total revenues
$
11,259

 
$
3,017

 
$
(2,378
)
 
$
11,898

Earnings from operations
$
238

 
$
102

 
$

 
$
340




Segment information for the nine months ended September 30, 2018, follows ($ in millions):
 
Managed Care
 
Specialty
Services
 
Eliminations
 
Consolidated
Total
Total revenues from external customers
$
41,153

 
$
2,404

 
$

 
$
43,557

Total revenues from internal customers
76

 
6,919

 
(6,995
)
 

Total revenues
$
41,229

 
$
9,323

 
$
(6,995
)
 
$
43,557

Earnings from operations
$
983

 
$
87

 
$

 
$
1,070


Segment information for the nine months ended September 30, 2017, follows ($ in millions):
 
Managed Care
 
Specialty
Services
 
Eliminations
 
Consolidated
Total
Total revenues from external customers
$
33,704

 
$
1,872

 
$

 
$
35,576

Total revenues from internal customers
33

 
7,112

 
(7,145
)
 

Total revenues
$
33,737

 
$
8,984

 
$
(7,145
)
 
$
35,576

Earnings from operations
$
799

 
$
219

 
$

 
$
1,018