Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Earnings Per Share (Details)

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Earnings Per Share (Details) - USD ($)
$ / shares in Units, shares in Thousands, $ in Millions
3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2022
Jun. 30, 2021
Jun. 30, 2022
Jun. 30, 2021
Earnings (loss) attributable to Centene Corporation        
Earnings (loss) attributable to Centene Corporation $ (172) $ (535) $ 677 $ 164
Shares used in computing per share amounts:        
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding (in shares) 583,644 582,804 583,435 582,331
Common stock equivalents (as determined by applying the treasury stock method) (in shares) 0 0 6,791 7,468
Weighted average number of common shares and potential dilutive common shares outstanding (in shares) 583,644 582,804 590,226 589,799
Net earnings (loss) per common share attributable to Centene Corporation:        
Basic earnings (loss) per common share (in dollars per share) $ (0.29) $ (0.92) $ 1.16 $ 0.28
Diluted earnings (loss) per common share (in dollars per share) $ (0.29) $ (0.92) $ 1.15 $ 0.28
Anti-dilutive restricted stock and restricted stock units excluded from the calculation of diluted earnings (loss) per common share (in shares) 6,000 8,000 226 32