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Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information
Jul. 01, 2021
Cover [Abstract]  
Document Type 8-K
Amendment Flag false
Document Period End Date Jul. 01, 2021
Entity Registrant Name CENTENE CORPORATION
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE
Entity File Number 001-31826
Entity Tax Identification Number 42-1406317
Entity Address, Address Line One 7700 Forsyth Blvd
Entity Address, City or Town St. Louis
Entity Address, State or Province MO
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 63105
City Area Code 314
Local Phone Number 725-4477
Written Communications false
Soliciting Material false
Pre-commencement Tender Offer false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Entity Emerging Growth Company false
Entity Central Index Key 0001071739
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $0.001 Par Value
Trading Symbol CNC
Security Exchange Name NYSE