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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

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FORM 8-K




CURRENT REPORT


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)  July 1, 2004



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Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



                      

Delaware

        

0-33169

        

13-4066229

 

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

   
 

                                             

 

                                             

 

                                             



6551 Park of Commerce Blvd., N.W., Boca Raton, FL 33487

(Address of Principal Executive Office) (Zip Code)



(561) 998-2232

(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)



Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, If Changed Since Last Report.)











Item 5.  Other Events.


Incorporated by reference is a press release issued by Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (“the Company”) on July 1, 2004 which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.


Item 7.  Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits.


(c)  Exhibits.


          

Exhibit

     

Description

    
 

99.1

 

Press Release issued by the Company on July 1, 2004           








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SIGNATURES


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.



                                                                                            

CROSS COUNTRY HEALTHCARE, INC.

  

                                                             

   
 

By:

/s/ EMIL HENSEL

 

Name: 

Emil Hensel

Dated:  July 2, 2004

Title:

Chief Financial Officer









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Item 5.  Other Events.

Item 7.  Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits.






<B>BP [x1-53483] -- Cross Country -- Exhibit 99.1

Exhibit 99.1





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     NEWS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


CROSS COUNTRY HEALTHCARE ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER 2004

EARNINGS RELEASE DATE AND CONFERENCE CALL INFORMATION


BOCA RATON, Fla. – July 1, 2004 – Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: CCRN) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss its second quarter 2004 financial results on Tuesday, August 10, 2004, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The Company intends to distribute its earnings press release after the close of business on Monday, August 9, 2004.


This call will be webcast live by CCBN and can be accessed at the Company’s website at www.crosscountry.com or by dialing 877-915-2769 from anywhere in the U.S. or by dialing 630-395-0021 from non-U.S. locations – Passcode: Cross Country. A replay of the webcast will be available from August 10th through August 24th. A replay of the conference call will be available by telephone from approximately 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on August 10th until August 24th by calling 800-839-1161 from anywhere in the U.S. or 402-998-1106 from non-U.S. locations.


The webcast will also be distributed over CCBN's Investor Distribution Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors can listen to the call through CCBN's individual investor center at www.companyboardroom.com or by visiting any of the investor sites in CCBN's Individual Investor Network such as America Online's Personal Finance Channel, Fidelity Investments(R) (Fidelity.com) and others. Institutional investors can access the call via CCBN's password-protected event management site, StreetEvents (www.streetevents.com).


Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. is a leading provider of healthcare staffing services in the United States as well as a provider of human capital management services. The Company has a client base of approximately 3,000 hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and other healthcare providers across all 50 states. Copies of this and other news releases as well as additional information about Cross Country Healthcare can be obtained online at www.crosscountry.com. Shareholders and prospective investors can also register at the corporate website to automatically receive the Company’s press releases, SEC filings and other notices by e-mail.


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For further information, please contact:

Howard A. Goldman

Director/Investor & Corporate Relations

Phone: 877-686-9779

Email: hgoldman@crosscountry.com


6551 Park of Commerce Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33487

Tel: (800) 347-2264   Fax: (561) 998-8533   www.crosscountry.com