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Document and Entity Information
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2013
Jul. 31, 2013
Document Documentand Entity Information [Abstract]    
Trading Symbol CCRN  
Entity Registrant Name CROSS COUNTRY HEALTHCARE INC  
Entity Central Index Key 0001141103  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2013  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   31,084,972