Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Retirement Plan

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Retirement Plan
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2013
Retirement Plan [Abstract]  
Retirement Plan
Retirement Plan
 
Centene has a defined contribution plan which covers substantially all employees who are at least twenty-one years of age. Under the plan, eligible employees may contribute a percentage of their base salary, subject to certain limitations. Centene may elect to match a portion of the employee's contribution. Company expense related to matching contributions to the plan was $9,422, $6,771 and $5,119 during the years ended December 31, 2013, 2012 and 2011, respectively.