Centene Corporation Schedules 2012 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results Conference Call

   Centene Corporation Schedules 2012 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial
                           Results Conference Call

PR Newswire

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 4, 2013

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today
announced that it will release its 2012 fourth quarter and year-end financial
results at approximately 6:00 AM (Eastern Time) on Tuesday, February 5, 2013,
and host a conference call afterwards at approximately 8:30 AM (Eastern Time)
to review the results. 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 call.

Investors and other interested parties are invited to listen to the conference
call by dialing 1-877-270-2148 in the U.S. and Canada; +1-412-902-6510 from
abroad; or via a live, audio webcast on the Company's website at
www.centene.com, under the Investors section.

A webcast replay will be available for on-demand listening shortly after the
completion of the call for the next twelve months or until 11:59 PM (Eastern
Time) on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at the aforementioned URL. In addition, a
digital audio playback will be available until 9:00 AM Eastern Time on
Tuesday, February 12, 2013, by dialing

1-877-344-7529 in the U.S. and Canada, or +1-412-317-0088 from abroad, and
entering access code 10023301.

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

SOURCE Centene Corporation

Website: http://www.centene.com
Contact: Edmund E. Kroll, Jr., Senior Vice President, Finance and Investor
Relations, +1-212- 759-0382
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