2013.06.18 Form 8-K Texas Contract Amendment
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 18, 2013
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
On June 18, 2013, Bankers Reserve Life Insurance Company of Wisconsin, Inc. d.b.a. Superior HealthPlan Network, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation, received executed Amendment E (Version 2.5) to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission Uniform Managed Care Contract (the "Amendment") from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. The amendment, among other things, establishes a composite net capitation rate increase of approximately 2.9% related to the Medicaid Rural Service Area business, as well as a nominal increase in the remainder of the business in Texas. This increase covers the period from September 1, 2012 through August 31, 2013 and will be recorded during June through August 2013.
The foregoing description does not purport to be a complete statement of the parties' rights and obligations under the Amendment.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
June 19, 2013
/s/ William N. Scheffel
William N. Scheffel
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer