|6 Months Ended|
Jun. 30, 2021
|Subsequent Events [Abstract]|
|Subsequent Events||Subsequent Events In July 2021, Centene acquired the remaining 60% interest in its equity method investment in Circle Health, the U.K.’s largest independent operator of hospitals, for approximately $700 million with cash on hand. The Company is currently evaluating the impact of the step acquisition on the Company’s consolidated financial position, results of operations and cash flows.|
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