Final Reminder Regarding Centene Corporation's 2011 Guidance and Investor Meeting in New York City

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Dec 14, 2010, 08:00 ET from Centene Corporation

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) issued a final reminder today regarding the previously announced release of its 2011 financial guidance at approximately 6:00 AM (Eastern Time) on Thursday, December 16, 2010, and its plans to host an investor meeting, including a question-and-answer session, to discuss the details of its guidance. The meeting will begin promptly at 8:30 AM (Eastern Time) and end approximately at 10:30 AM, with breakfast and registration starting at 8:00 AM.  Michael F. Neidorff, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and William N. Scheffel, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, of Centene Corporation will host the meeting, which will also be webcast live before an audience of investors at the New York Helmsley Hotel on East 42nd Street in New York City.

Institutional investors and analysts who have not already registered and are still interested in attending the investor meeting can respond to Libby Abelt in Centene's Investor Relations department either via telephone at 1-212-759-5665 or e-mail at: labelt@centene.com.

Investors and other interested parties unable to attend in person are invited to listen to the investor meeting via a live, audio webcast on the Company's website at www.centene.com, under the Investors section.  Questions can be submitted via e-mail at: Questions@centene.com.

About Centene Corporation

Centene Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise that provides programs and related services to the rising number of under-insured and uninsured individuals. Many receive benefits provided under Medicaid, including the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), as well as Aged, Blind or Disabled (ABD), Foster Care, long-term care, other state-sponsored programs and Medicare (Special Needs Plans). Centene's CeltiCare subsidiary offers states unique "exchange-based" and other cost-effective coverage solutions for low-income populations. The Company operates local health plans and offers a range of health insurance solutions. It also contracts with other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health, life and health management, managed vision, telehealth services, and pharmacy benefits management. More information regarding Centene is available at www.centene.com.

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