The Centene story began in 1984 as a single nonprofit Medicaid health plan operating in the basement of a Milwaukee, Wisconsin hospital. Today, Centene is the largest Medicaid managed care organization in the country, serving over 15 million Medicaid members. It is also a leader in California, Florida, New York and Texas—four of the largest Medicaid states.

The success of Centene's Medicaid programs supports our multi-line portfolio approach, allowing us to leverage existing Medicaid infrastructure to support expansion of other business lines, such as our Wellcare (Medicare Advantage) and our Ambetter Health (Health Insurance Marketplace) products.

We serve Medicaid members in:

Patrice's Story

Patrice, a SilverSummit Healthplan member, was facing several physical and mental health issues when her care manager arranged for weekly therapy sessions and well care visits.