SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

                             Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    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) April 5, 2002



                               Cross Country, Inc.
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             (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)




Delaware                           0-33169                            13-4066229
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(State or Other                 (Commission                     (I.R.S. Employer
Jurisdiction of                 File Number)                      Identification
incorporation)                                                              No.)






       6551 Park of Commerce Blvd., N.W., Suite 200, Boca Raton, FL 33487
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               (Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)




                                 (561) 998-2232
              (Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)




                                 Not Applicable
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         (Former Name or Former Address, If Changed Since Last Report.)




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ITEM 5.  OTHER EVENTS.

         Incorporated by reference is a press release issued by the Company on
April 5, 2002, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 1.1.

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ITEM 7.  FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, PRO FORMA FINANCIAL INFORMATION AND EXHIBITS.

(c)  EXHIBITS.

EXHIBIT           DESCRIPTION

1.1               Press release issued by the Company on April 5, 2002




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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, INC.




                               BY:   /s/ Joseph A. Boshart 
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                                    Name: Joseph A. Boshart
                                    Title: President and Chief Executive Officer



Date:  April 8, 2002



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Exhibit 1.1

     CROSS COUNTRY, INC.'S UNDERWRITERS EXERCISE OVER-ALLOTMENT OPTION

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 5, 2002/ -- Cross Country, Inc. (Nasdaq: CCRN) announced
today that the  underwriters  of its  secondary  offering  had  exercised  their
over-allotment  option with respect to an aggregate of 700,000  shares of common
stock.  All of such shares were sold by Charterhouse  Equity Partners III, L.P.,
Morgan Stanley Private Equity and related entities, DB Capital Investors,  L.P.,
The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, Bruce Cerullo, and CHEF Nominees
Limited, pro rata in accordance with their respective ownership of common stock.


The offering price of the shares was $26.75 per share. Merrill Lynch & Co. acted
as the book  runner for the  offering.  Salomon  Smith  Barney  was the  co-lead
manager.  Banc of America Securities LLC, CIBC World Markets Corp., and SunTrust
Robinson Humphrey acted as co-managers.


Copies of the  prospectus  relating to the  offering  may be  obtained  from the
offices of Merrill Lynch & Co., 4 World Financial Center, New York, NY 10080.


Cross Country, Inc. is a leading provider of healthcare staffing services in the
United  States.  The company has an active client base of over 3,000  hospitals,
pharmaceutical companies and other healthcare providers across all 50 states.


     Contact: Brian Hekman, Director, Corporate Communications 800-998-5187



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