Centene (CNC) +11.1% premarket after receiving notification from Ohio that it will be awarded a...

|About: Centene Corporation (CNC)|By:, SA News Editor

Centene (CNC) +11.1% premarket after receiving notification from Ohio that it will be awarded a Medicaid contract in the state in 2013. The reversal of an earlier decision is vital for Centene and Molina (MOH +19.3%), which received similar news, since both health care providers have large presences in Ohio. Aetna (AET) was dropped from Ohio's list of Medicaid plans that will serve starting Jan. 1.