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As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 4, 2016

Registration No. 333-

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM S-3

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933

CORVEL CORPORATION

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 33-0282651

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

2010 Main Street, Suite 600

Irvine, California 92614

(949) 851-1473

(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of Registrant’s principal executive offices)

V. Gordon Clemons

Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer

CorVel Corporation

2010 Main Street, Suite 600

Irvine, California 92614

(949) 851-1473

(Name, address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of agent for service)

Copy to:

Parker A. Schweich, Esq.

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

600 Anton Boulevard

Suite 2000

Costa Mesa, California 92626

(714) 800-1400

Approximate date of commencement of proposed sale to the public:

from time to time after the effective date of this registration statement.

If the only securities being registered on this Form are being offered pursuant to dividend or interest reinvestment plans, please check the following box. ¨

If any of the securities being registered on this Form are to be offered on a delayed or continuous basis pursuant to Rule 415 under the Securities Act of 1933, other than securities offered only in connection with dividend or interest reinvestment plans, check the following box. x

If this Form is filed to register additional securities for an offering pursuant to Rule 462(b) under the Securities Act, please check the following box and list the Securities Act registration statement number of the earlier effective registration statement for the same offering. ¨

If this Form is a post-effective amendment filed pursuant to Rule 462(c) under the Securities Act, check the following box and list the Securities Act registration statement number of the earlier effective registration statement for the same offering. ¨

If this Form is a registration statement pursuant to General Instruction I.D. or a post-effective amendment thereto that shall become effective upon filing with the Commission pursuant to Rule 462(e) under the Securities Act, check the following box. ¨

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Large accelerated filer ¨ Accelerated filer x
Non-accelerated filer ¨ (Do not check if a smaller reporting company) Smaller reporting company ¨

The registrant hereby amends this registration statement on such date or dates as may be necessary to delay its effective date until the registrant shall file a further amendment which specifically states that this registration statement shall thereafter become effective in accordance with Section 8(a) of the Securities Act of 1933 or until the registration statement shall become effective on such date as the Commission, acting pursuant to said Section 8(a), may determine.

CALCULATION OF REGISTRATION FEE

Title of Each Class of

Securities to be Registered

Amount

to be

Registered(1)

Proposed
Maximum
Offering Price(2)
Proposed
Maximum
Aggregate
Offering Price(2)
Amount of
Registration Fee

Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share (including associated preferred stock purchase rights)

625,000 $44.92 $28,075,000 $2,827.16

(1) These shares are currently owned by the stockholder named in this Registration Statement and have been pledged or may be subject to a pledge as collateral in connection with certain loans. These shares may be offered from time to time at currently indeterminate prices by the secured party or parties to which the shares are pledged in the event the secured party or parties foreclose on these shares. In accordance with Rule 416(a) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), the Registrant is also registering hereunder an indeterminate number of shares that may be issued and resold resulting from stock splits, stock dividends or similar transactions.
(2) Estimated based upon the average of the high and low sales prices of the Registrant’s Common Stock on January 29, 2016, as reported by the NASDAQ Global Select Market, pursuant to Rule 457(c) promulgated under the Securities Act.


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The information in this prospectus is not complete and may be changed. The Selling Stockholder named herein may not sell these securities until the related registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission is effective. This prospectus is not an offer to sell these securities and it is not soliciting an offer to buy these securities in any state where the offer or sale is not permitted.

PRELIMINARY PROSPECTUS

(SUBJECT TO COMPLETION: DATED FEBRUARY 4, 2016)

CORVEL CORPORATION

625,000 SHARES OF COMMON STOCK

Corstar Holdings, Inc. (“Corstar”), beneficially owns 7,369,134 of our outstanding shares of common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (the “Common Stock”), as of the date of this prospectus. Corstar may pledge up to 625,000 shares (the “Shares”) of such Common Stock to UBS Bank USA (“UBS”) to secure Corstar’s obligations in connection with certain loans (the “Pledge”). In connection with the Pledge, Corstar, which is a greater than 10% stockholder and whose sole director, President and Chief Executive Officer is one of our directors, has requested that we register the Shares to fulfill its obligation under such loans.

This prospectus is not intended to be used, nor may it be used, by Corstar to sell any Shares. This prospectus is solely for use by UBS and covers the resale, from time to time, of up to 625,000 Shares in the event UBS forecloses on the Shares.

In the event UBS forecloses on the Shares, we will update the “Selling Stockholder” section in this prospectus through a prospectus supplement. To the extent that a statement made in a prospectus supplement conflicts with statements made in this prospectus, the statements made in the prospectus supplement will be deemed to modify or supersede those made in this prospectus.

We will not receive any of the proceeds from the sale of the Shares by UBS. See “Use of Proceeds” on page 10 of this prospectus. UBS may sell the Shares on any stock exchange, market or trading facility on which the Shares are traded or quoted, or in private transactions. These sales may be at fixed prices, at prevailing market prices at the time of sale, at prices related to the prevailing market price, at varying prices determined at the time of sale, or at negotiated prices. See “Plan of Distribution” on page 11 of this prospectus.

We have agreed to pay certain expenses in connection with the registration of the Shares.

Our Common Stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “CRVL.” On February 2, 2016, the closing sale price of our Common Stock on the NASDAQ Global Select Market was $46.37 per share.

Our principal executive offices are located at 2010 Main Street, Suite 600, Irvine, California 92614.

Investing in these securities involves significant risks. You should purchase these securities only if you can afford a complete loss of your investment. You should carefully consider the risk factors beginning on page 3 of this prospectus before purchasing any of the Shares offered by this prospectus.

NEITHER THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION NOR ANY STATE SECURITIES COMMISSION HAS APPROVED OR DISAPPROVED OF THESE SECURITIES, OR DETERMINED IF THIS PROSPECTUS IS TRUTHFUL OR COMPLETE. ANY REPRESENTATION TO THE CONTRARY IS A CRIMINAL OFFENSE.

The date of this prospectus is                 , 2016.


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PROSPECTUS SUMMARY 2
RISK FACTORS 3
FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS 9
USE OF PROCEEDS 10
SELLING STOCKHOLDER 10
PLAN OF DISTRIBUTION 11
DESCRIPTION OF COMMON STOCK 13
WHERE YOU CAN FIND MORE INFORMATION 14
DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE 14
LEGAL MATTERS 15

EXPERTS

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In this prospectus, references to “CorVel”, “Company”, “we”, “us”, and “our” refer to CorVel Corporation and its subsidiaries.


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PROSPECTUS SUMMARY

This summary highlights selected information from this prospectus. It does not contain all of the information that may be important to you. We encourage you to carefully read this entire prospectus and the documents to which we refer. The following summary is qualified in its entirety by reference to the information appearing elsewhere in this prospectus.

You should rely only on the information contained or incorporated by reference in this prospectus or a prospectus supplement. We have not authorized any other person to provide you with different information. If anyone provides you with different or inconsistent information, you should not rely on it. This prospectus is not an offer to sell, nor is it seeking an offer to buy, these securities in any state in which the offer or sale is not permitted. You should not assume that the information appearing in this prospectus, any prospectus supplement or any document incorporated by reference is accurate as of any date other than its date, regardless of the time of delivery of the prospectus or prospectus supplement or any sale of securities. Our business, financial condition, results of operations and prospects may have changed since those dates.

Our Company

We are an independent nationwide provider of medical cost containment and managed care services designed to address the escalating medical costs of workers’ compensation and auto claims. Our services are provided to insurance companies, third-party administrators, governmental entities, and self-administered employers to assist them in managing the medical costs and monitoring the quality of care associated with healthcare claims. We offer network solutions services and patient management services. Our network solutions services are designed to reduce the price paid by our customers for medical services rendered in workers’ compensation cases, auto policies and, to a lesser extent, group health policies. Our network solutions services include automated medical fee auditing, preferred provider services, retrospective utilization review, independent medical examinations, and inpatient bill review. In addition to our network solutions services, we offer a range of patient management services, which involve working on a one on-one basis with injured employees and their various healthcare professionals, employers and insurance company adjusters. The patient management services are designed to monitor the medical necessity and appropriateness of healthcare services provided to workers’ compensation and other healthcare claimants and to expedite return to work. We offer these services on a stand-alone basis, or as an integrated component of its medical cost containment services. Patient management services include the processing of claims for self-insured payors to property and casualty insurance.

Our principal business office is located at 2010 Main Street, Suite 600, Irvine, California 92614, and our telephone number is (949) 851-1473. Our website address is www.corvel.com. Information contained in our website or any other website does not constitute part of this prospectus.

THE OFFERING

Shares of Common Stock Registered Hereunder: Up to 625,000 Shares.
Common Stock Outstanding as of January 29, 2016: 19,577,086
Use of Proceeds: The Shares offered by this prospectus will be sold by UBS in the event UBS forecloses on the Shares. We will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the Shares by UBS.
Risk Factors: An investment in our securities involves a high degree of risk and could result in the loss of your entire investment. Prior to making an investment decision, you should carefully consider all of the information in this prospectus and, in particular, you should evaluate the risk factors set forth under the caption “Risk Factors” beginning on page 3 of this prospectus.



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RISK FACTORS

An investment in our securities involves a number of risks. Before making a decision to purchase our securities, you should carefully consider all of the risks described below, in addition to the other information contained in this prospectus, any prospectus supplement, our Annual Report on Form 10-K, our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, our Current Reports filed on Form 8-K, and in our other filings with the SEC, including any subsequent reports filed on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. The risks and uncertainties described below are not the only ones that we face. Additional risks and uncertainties not presently known to us or that we currently deem immaterial may also affect our business and results of operations. If any of these risks actually occur, our business, financial condition and results of operations could be materially adversely affected. If this were to occur, the trading price for our securities could decline significantly and you may lose all or part of your investment.

If we fail to grow our business internally or through strategic acquisitions we may be unable to execute our business plan, maintain high levels of service or adequately address competitive challenges.

Our strategy is to continue internal growth and, as strategic opportunities arise in the workers’ compensation managed care industry, to consider acquisitions of, or relationships with, other companies in related lines of business. As a result, we are subject to certain growth-related risks, including the risk that we will be unable to retain personnel or acquire other resources necessary to service such growth adequately. Expenses arising from our efforts to increase our market penetration may have a negative impact on operating results. In addition, there can be no assurance that any suitable opportunities for strategic acquisitions or relationships will arise or, if they do arise, that the transactions contemplated could be completed. If such a transaction does occur, there can be no assurance that we will be able to integrate effectively any acquired business. In addition, any such transaction would be subject to various risks associated with the acquisition of businesses, including, but not limited to, the following:

• an acquisition may negatively impact our results of operations as it may require incurring large one-time charges, substantial debt or liabilities; it may require the amortization or write down of amounts related to deferred compensation, goodwill and other intangible assets; or it may cause adverse tax consequences, substantial depreciation or deferred compensation charges;

• we may encounter difficulties in assimilating and integrating the business, technologies, products, services, personnel or operations of companies that are acquired, particularly if key personnel of the acquired company decide not to work for us;

• an acquisition may disrupt ongoing business, divert resources, increase expenses and distract management;

• the acquired businesses, products, services or technologies may not generate sufficient revenue to offset acquisition costs;

• we may have to issue equity or debt securities to complete an acquisition, which would dilute the position of stockholders and could adversely affect the market price of our common stock; and

• the acquisitions may involve the entry into a geographic or business market in which we have little or no prior experience.

There can be no assurance that we will be able to identify or consummate any future acquisitions or other strategic relationships on favorable terms, or at all, or that any future acquisition or other strategic relationship will not have an adverse impact on our business or results of operations. If suitable opportunities arise, we may finance such transactions, as well as internal growth, through debt or equity financing. There can be no assurance, however, that such debt or equity financing would be available to us on acceptable terms when, and if, suitable strategic opportunities arise.

If we are unable to increase our market share among national and regional insurance carriers and large, self-funded employers, our results may be adversely affected.

Our business strategy and future success depend in part on our ability to capture market share with our cost containment services as national and regional insurance carriers and large, self-funded employers look for ways to

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achieve cost savings. There can be no assurance that we will successfully market our services to these insurance carriers and employers or that they will not resort to other means to achieve cost savings. Additionally, our ability to capture additional market share may be adversely affected by the decision of potential customers to perform services internally instead of outsourcing the provision of such services to us. Furthermore, we may not be able to demonstrate sufficient cost savings to potential or current customers to induce them not to provide comparable services internally or to accelerate efforts to provide such services internally.

If competition increases, our growth and profits may decline.

The markets for our network services and patient management services are also fragmented and competitive. Our competitors include national managed care providers, preferred provider networks, smaller independent providers, and insurance companies. Companies that offer one or more workers’ compensation managed care services on a national basis are our primary competitors. We also compete with many smaller vendors who generally provide unbundled services on a local level, particularly companies with an established relationship with a local insurance company adjuster. In addition, several large workers’ compensation insurance carriers offer managed care services for their customers, either by performance of the services in-house or by outsourcing to organizations like ours. If these carriers increase their performance of these services in-house, our business may be adversely affected. In addition, consolidation in the industry may result in carriers performing more of such services in-house.

Our sequential revenue may not increase and may decline. As a result, we may fail to meet or exceed the expectations of investors or analysts which could cause our common stock price to decline.

Our sequential revenue growth may not increase and may decline in the future as a result of a variety of factors, many of which are outside of our control. If changes in our sequential revenue fall below the expectations of investors or analysts, the price of our common stock could decline substantially. Fluctuations or declines in sequential revenue growth may be due to a number of factors, including, but not limited to, those listed below and identified throughout this “Risk Factors” section: the decline in manufacturing employment, the decline in workers’ compensation claims, the decline in healthcare expenditures, the considerable price competition in a flat-to-declining workers’ compensation market, litigation, the increase in competition, and the changes and potential changes in state workers’ compensation and automobile-managed care laws which can reduce demand for our services. These factors create an environment where revenue and margin growth are more difficult to attain and where revenue growth is less certain than historically experienced. Additionally, our technology and preferred provider network face competition from companies that have more resources available to them than we do. Also, some customers may handle their managed care services in-house and may reduce the amount of services which are outsourced to managed care companies such as CorVel. These factors could cause the market price of our common stock to fluctuate substantially. There can be no assurance that our growth rate in the future, if any, will be at or near historical levels.

In addition, the stock market has in the past experienced price and volume fluctuations that have particularly affected companies in the healthcare and managed care markets resulting in changes in the market price of the stock of many companies, which may not have been directly related to the operating performance of those companies.

Due to the foregoing factors, and the other risks discussed in this prospectus, investors should not rely on period-to-period comparisons of our results of operations as an indication of our future performance.

The market price and trading volume of our common stock may be volatile, which could result in rapid and substantial losses for our stockholders.

The market price of our common stock may be highly volatile and could be subject to wide fluctuations. In addition, the trading volume in our common stock may fluctuate and cause significant price variations to occur. The stock market has in the past experienced price and volume fluctuations that have particularly affected companies in the healthcare and managed care markets resulting in changes in the market price of the stock of many companies, which may not have been directly related to the operating performance of those companies. There can be no assurance that the market price of our common stock will not fluctuate or decline significantly in the future.

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We cannot assure our stockholders that our stock repurchase program will enhance long-term stockholder value and stock repurchases, if any, could increase the volatility of the price of our common stock and will diminish our cash reserves.

In 1996, our Board of Directors authorized a stock repurchase program and has periodically increased the number of shares authorized for repurchase under the repurchase program. In November 2015, our Board of Directors approved a 1,000,000 share expansion to its existing stock repurchase plan, increasing the total number of shares approved for repurchase over the life of the program to 35,000,000 shares from the previous limit of 34,000,000 shares. There is no expiration date for the repurchase program. The timing and actual number of shares repurchased, if any, depend on a variety of factors including the timing of open trading windows, price, corporate and regulatory requirements, and other market conditions. The program may be suspended or discontinued at any time without prior notice. Repurchases pursuant to our stock repurchase program could affect our stock price and increase its volatility. The existence of a stock repurchase program could also cause our stock price to be higher than it would be in the absence of such a program and could potentially reduce the market liquidity for our stock. Additionally, repurchases under our stock repurchase program will diminish our cash reserves, which could impact our ability to pursue possible future strategic opportunities and acquisitions and could result in lower overall returns on our cash balances. There can be no assurance that any further stock repurchases will enhance stockholder value as the market price of our common stock may decline below the levels at which we repurchased shares of stock. Although our stock repurchase program is intended to enhance long-term stockholder value, short-term stock price fluctuations could reduce the program’s effectiveness.

If the referrals for our patient management services decline, our business, financial condition and results of operations would be materially adversely affected.

In some years, we have experienced a general decline in the revenue and operating performance of patient management services. We believe that the performance decline has been due to the following factors: the decrease of the number of workplace injuries that have become longer-term disability cases; increased regional and local competition from providers of managed care services; a possible reduction by insurers on the types of services provided by our patient management business; the closure of offices and continuing consolidation of our patient management operations; and employee turnover, including management personnel, in our patient management business. In the past, these factors have all contributed to the lowering of our long-term outlook for our patient management services. If some or all of these conditions continue, we believe that the performance of our patient management revenues could decrease.

Declines in workers’ compensation claims may materially harm our results of operations.

Within the past few years, the economy has performed below historical averages which leads to fewer workers on a national level and could lead to fewer work-related injuries. If declines in workers’ compensation costs occur in many states and persist over the long-term, it would have a material adverse impact on our business, financial condition and results of operations.

We provide an outsource service to payors of workers’ compensation and auto healthcare benefits. These payors include insurance companies, third party administrators (“TPA”), municipalities, state funds, and self-insured and self-administered employers. If these payors reduce the amount of work they outsource, our results of operations would be materially adversely affected.

Healthcare providers are becoming increasingly resistant to the application of certain healthcare cost containment techniques; this may cause revenue from our cost containment operations to decrease.

Healthcare providers have become more active in their efforts to minimize the use of certain cost containment techniques and are engaging in litigation to avoid application of certain cost containment practices. Recent litigation between healthcare providers and insurers has challenged certain insurers’ claims adjudication and reimbursement decisions. Although these lawsuits do not directly involve us or any services we provide, these cases may affect the use by insurers of certain cost containment services that we provide and may result in a decrease in revenue from our cost containment business.

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Our failure to compete successfully could make it difficult for us to add and retain customers and could reduce or impede the growth of our business.

We face competition from PPOs, TPAs and other managed healthcare companies. We believe that as managed care techniques continue to gain acceptance in the workers’ compensation marketplace, our competitors will increasingly consist of nationally-focused workers’ compensation managed care service companies, insurance companies, HMOs and other significant providers of managed care products. Legislative reform in some states has been considered, but not enacted to permit employers to designate health plans such as HMOs and PPOs to cover workers’ compensation claimants. Because many health plans have the ability to manage medical costs for workers’ compensation claimants, such legislation may intensify competition in the markets served by us. Many of our current and potential competitors are significantly larger and have greater financial and marketing resources than we do, and there can be no assurance that we will continue to maintain our existing customers, our past level of operating performance or be successful with any new products or in any new geographical markets we may enter.

A breach of security may cause our customers to curtail or stop using our services.

We rely largely on our own security systems, confidentiality procedures and employee nondisclosure agreements to maintain the privacy and security of our Company’s and our customers’ proprietary information. Accidental or willful security breaches or other unauthorized access by third parties to our information systems or the existence of computer viruses in our data or software and misappropriation of our proprietary information could expose us to a risk of information loss, litigation and other possible liabilities which may have a material adverse effect on our business, financial condition and results of operations. If security measures are breached due to third-party action, employee error, malfeasance or otherwise, or if design flaws in our software are exposed and exploited, and, as a result, a third party obtains unauthorized access to any customer data, our relationships with our customers and our reputation will be damaged, our business may suffer and we could incur significant liability. We may be unable to anticipate these techniques or to implement adequate preventative measures because techniques used to obtain unauthorized access or to sabotage systems change frequently and generally are not recognized until launched against a target.

Exposure to possible litigation and legal liability may adversely affect our business, financial condition and results of operations.

We, through our utilization management services, make recommendations concerning the appropriateness of providers’ medical treatment plans of patients throughout the country, and as a result, could be exposed to claims for adverse medical consequences. We do not grant or deny claims for payment of benefits and we do not believe that we engage in the practice of medicine or the delivery of medical services. There can be no assurance, however, that we will not be subject to claims or litigation related to the authorization or denial of claims for payment of benefits or allegations that we engage in the practice of medicine or the delivery of medical services.

In addition, there can be no assurance that we will not be subject to other litigation that may adversely affect our business, financial condition or results of operations, including but not limited to being joined in litigation brought against our customers in the managed care industry. We maintain professional liability insurance and such other coverages as we believe are reasonable in light of our experience to date. If such insurance is insufficient or unavailable in the future at a reasonable cost to protect us from liability, our business, financial condition or results of operations could be adversely affected.

If lawsuits against us are successful, we may incur significant liabilities.

We provide to insurers and other payors of healthcare costs managed care programs that utilize preferred provider organizations and computerized bill review programs. Healthcare providers have brought, against us and our customers, individual and class action lawsuits challenging such programs. If such lawsuits are successful, we may incur significant liabilities.

We make recommendations about the appropriateness of providers’ proposed medical treatment plans for patients throughout the country. As a result, we could be subject to claims arising from any adverse medical consequences. Although plaintiffs have not to date subjected us to any claims or litigation relating to the granting or denial of claims for payment of benefits or allegations that we engage in the practice of medicine or the delivery of medical services, there can be no assurance that plaintiffs will not make such claims in future litigation. There also can be no assurance that our insurance will provide sufficient coverage or that insurance companies will make insurance available at a reasonable cost to protect us from significant future liability.

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If the utilization by healthcare payors of early intervention services continues to increase, the revenue from our later-stage network and healthcare management services could be negatively affected.

The performance of early intervention services, including injury occupational healthcare, first notice of loss, and telephonic case management services, often result in a decrease in the average length of, and the total costs associated with, a healthcare claim. By successfully intervening at an early stage in a claim, the need for additional cost containment services for that claim often can be reduced or even eliminated. As healthcare payors continue to increase their utilization of early intervention services, the revenue from our later stage network and healthcare management services will decrease.

An interruption in our ability to access critical data may cause customers to cancel their service and/or may reduce our ability to effectively compete.

Certain aspects of our business are dependent upon our ability to store, retrieve, process and manage data and to maintain and upgrade our data processing capabilities. Interruption of data processing capabilities for any extended length of time, loss of stored data, programming errors or other system failures could cause customers to cancel their service and could have a material adverse effect on our business and results of operations.

In addition, we expect that a considerable amount of our future growth will depend on our ability to process and manage claims data more efficiently and to provide more meaningful healthcare information to customers and payors of healthcare. There can be no assurance that our current data processing capabilities will be adequate for our future growth, that we will be able to efficiently upgrade our systems to meet future demands, or that we will be able to develop, license or otherwise acquire software to address these market demands as well or as timely as our competitors.

We face competition for staffing, which may increase our labor costs and reduce profitability.

We compete with other healthcare providers in recruiting qualified management and staff personnel for the day-to-day operations of our business, including nurses and other case management professionals. In some markets, the scarcity of nurses and other medical support personnel has become a significant operating issue to healthcare providers. This shortage may require us to enhance wages to recruit and retain qualified nurses and other healthcare professionals. Our failure to recruit and retain qualified management, nurses and other healthcare professionals, or to control labor costs could have a material adverse effect on profitability.

The increased costs of professional and general liability insurance may have an adverse effect on our profitability.

The cost of commercial professional and general liability insurance coverage has risen significantly in the past several years, and this trend may continue. In addition, if we were to suffer a material loss, our costs may increase over and above the general increases in the industry. If the costs associated with insuring our business continue to increase, it may adversely affect our business. We believe our current level of insurance coverage is adequate for a company of our size engaged in our business.

Changes in government regulations could increase our costs of operations and/or reduce the demand for our services.

Many states, including a number of those in which we transact business, have licensing and other regulatory requirements applicable to our business. Approximately half of the states have enacted laws that require licensing of businesses which provide medical review services such as ours. Some of these laws apply to medical review of care covered by workers’ compensation. These laws typically establish minimum standards for qualifications of personnel, confidentiality, internal quality control and dispute resolution procedures. These regulatory programs may result in increased costs of operation for us, which may have an adverse impact upon our ability to compete with other available alternatives for healthcare cost control. In addition, new laws regulating the operation of managed care provider networks have been adopted by a number of states. These laws may apply to managed care provider networks having contracts with us or to provider networks which we may organize. To the extent we are governed by these regulations, we may be subject to additional licensing requirements, financial and operational oversight, and procedural standards for beneficiaries and providers.

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Regulation in the healthcare and workers’ compensation fields is constantly evolving. We are unable to predict what additional government initiatives, if any, affecting our business may be promulgated in the future. Our business may be adversely affected by failure to comply with existing laws and regulations, failure to obtain necessary licenses and government approvals or failure to adapt to new or modified regulatory requirements. Proposals for healthcare legislative reforms are regularly considered at the federal and state levels. To the extent that such proposals affect workers’ compensation, such proposals may adversely affect our business, financial condition and results of operations.

In addition, changes in workers’ compensation, auto and managed healthcare laws or regulations may reduce demand for our services, require us to develop new or modified services to meet the demands of the marketplace or reduce the fees that we may charge for our services.

The introduction of software products incorporating new technologies and the emergence of new industry standards could render our existing software products less competitive, obsolete or unmarketable.

There can be no assurance that we will be successful in developing and marketing new software products that respond to technological changes or evolving industry standards. If we are unable, for technological or other reasons, to develop and introduce new software products cost-effectively, in a timely manner and in response to changing market conditions or customer requirements, our business, results of operations and financial condition may be adversely affected.

Developing or implementing new or updated software products and services may take longer and cost more than expected. We rely on a combination of internal development, strategic relationships, licensing and acquisitions to develop our software products and services. The cost of developing new healthcare information services and technology solutions is inherently difficult to estimate. Our development and implementation of proposed software products and services may take longer than originally expected, require more testing than originally anticipated and require the acquisition of additional personnel and other resources. If we are unable to develop new or updated software products and services cost-effectively on a timely basis and implement them without significant disruptions to the existing systems and processes of our customers, we may lose potential sales and harm our relationships with current or potential customers.

The failure to attract and retain qualified or key personnel may prevent us from effectively developing, marketing, selling, integrating and supporting our services.

We are dependent, to a substantial extent, upon the continuing efforts and abilities of certain key management personnel. In addition, we face competition for experienced employees with professional expertise in the workers’ compensation managed care area. The loss of key personnel, especially V. Gordon Clemons, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, or the inability to attract qualified employees, could have a material unfavorable effect on our business and results of operations.

If we lose several customers in a short period, our results may be materially adversely affected.

Our results may decline if we lose several customers during a short period. Most of our customer contracts permit either party to terminate without cause. If several customers terminate, or do not renew or extend their contracts with us, our results could be materially and adversely affected. Many organizations in the insurance industry have consolidated and this could result in the loss of one or more of our customers through a merger or acquisition. Additionally, we could lose customers due to competitive pricing pressures or for other reasons.

We are subject to risks associated with acquisitions of intangible assets.

Our acquisition of other businesses may result in significant increases in our intangible assets and goodwill. We regularly evaluate whether events and circumstances have occurred indicating that any portion of our intangible assets and goodwill may not be recoverable. When factors indicate that intangible assets and goodwill should be evaluated for possible impairment, we may be required to reduce the carrying value of these assets. We cannot currently estimate the timing and amount of any such charges.

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If we are unable to leverage our information systems to enhance our outcome-driven service model, our results may be adversely affected.

To leverage our knowledge of workplace injuries, treatment protocols, outcomes data, and complex regulatory provisions related to the workers’ compensation market, we must continue to implement and enhance information systems that can analyze our data related to the workers’ compensation industry. We frequently upgrade existing operating systems and are updating other information systems that we rely upon in providing our services and financial reporting. We have detailed implementation schedules for these projects that require extensive involvement from our operational, technological and financial personnel. Delays or other problems we might encounter in implementing these projects could adversely affect our ability to deliver streamlined patient care and outcome reporting to our customers.

Our Internet-based services are dependent on the development and maintenance of the Internet infrastructure.

The Internet has experienced a variety of outages and other delays as a result of damages to portions of its infrastructure, and it could face outages and delays in the future. These outages and delays could reduce the level of Internet usage, as well as the availability of the Internet to us for delivery of our Internet-based services. In addition, our customers who use our Web-based services depend on Internet service providers, online service providers and other website operators for access to our website. All of these providers have experienced significant outages in the past and could experience outages, delays and other difficulties in the future due to system failures unrelated to our systems. Any significant interruptions in our services or increases in response time could result in a loss of potential or existing users, and, if sustained or repeated, could reduce the attractiveness of our services.

We are sensitive to regional weather conditions that may adversely affect our operations.

Our operations are directly affected in the short term by the weather conditions in certain regions of operation. Therefore our business is sensitive to the weather conditions of these regions. Unusually inclement weather, including significant rain, snow, sleet, freezing rain or ice can temporarily affect our operations if clients are forced to close operational centers. Accordingly, our operating results may vary from quarter to quarter, depending on the impact of these weather conditions.

Natural and other disasters may adversely affect our business.

We may be vulnerable to damage from severe weather conditions or natural disasters, including hurricanes, fires, floods, earthquakes, power loss, communications failures and similar events, including the effects of war or acts of terrorism. If a disaster were to occur, our ability to operate our business could be seriously or completely impaired or destroyed. The insurance we maintain may not be adequate to cover our losses resulting from disasters or other business interruptions.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This prospectus and the documents incorporated by reference in this prospectus contain forward-looking statements regarding us which include, but are not limited to, statements concerning our plans and objectives for future operations, assumptions underlying such plans and objectives, projected results of operations, capital expenditures, earnings, management’s future strategic plans, development of new technologies and services, litigation, regulatory matters, market acceptance and performance of our services, the success and effectiveness of our technologies and services, our ability to retain and hire key personnel, the competitive nature of and anticipated growth in our markets, market position of our services, marketing efforts and partnerships, liquidity and capital resources, our accounting estimates, and our assumptions and judgments. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, are forward looking statements. Such statements are based on management’s current expectations, estimates and projections about our industry, management’s beliefs, and certain assumptions made by us, all of which are subject to change. Words such as “anticipates,” “expects,” “intends,” “plans,” “predicts,” “potential,” “believes,” “seeks,” “estimates,” “should,” “would,” “could,” “may,” “will”, “ongoing,” “more likely to,” “with a view to,” “continue,” “focus,” “our future success depends,” “seek to continue,” or the negative of these words and variations of these words or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future results and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict and that could cause our actual results to differ materially and adversely from those described in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors, including those set forth in the section “Risk Factors” beginning on page 3 of this prospectus and elsewhere in, or incorporated by reference into, this prospectus. Such factors include, but are not limited to the following:

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• General industry and economic conditions, including a decreasing number of national claims due to decreasing number of injured workers;

• Cost of capital and capital requirements;

• Competition from other managed care companies;

• Our ability to renew and/or maintain contracts with its customers on favorable terms or at all;

• Our ability to expand certain areas of our business;

• Possible litigation and legal liability in the course of operations, and our ability to settle or otherwise resolve such litigation;

• Our ability to produce market-competitive software;

• Increases in operating expenses, including employee wages, benefits and medical inflation;

• Changes in regulations affecting the workers’ compensation, insurance and healthcare industries in general;

• Our ability to attract and retain key personnel;

• Shifts in customer demands;

• The availability of financing in the amounts, at the times, and on the terms necessary to support out future business; and

• Those additional factors which are listed under the section “Risk Factors” beginning on page 3 of this prospectus.

These forward looking statements speak only as of the date of this prospectus and we expressly disclaim any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward looking statements contained herein, or in the documents incorporated by reference herein, to reflect any change in our expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions, or circumstances on which any such statement is based, except as otherwise required by law. Additional factors that could cause such results to differ materially from those described in the forward looking statements are set forth in connection with the forward looking statements.

USE OF PROCEEDS

The Shares offered by this prospectus will be sold by UBS in the event UBS forecloses on the Shares. We will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the Shares by UBS.

SELLING STOCKHOLDER

As of the date of this prospectus, Corstar beneficially owns 7,369,134, or 37.6%, of our outstanding shares of Common Stock based on 19,577,086 shares of Common Stock outstanding as of January 29, 2016. One of our directors, Jeffrey J. Michael, is the President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Corstar. In addition, Mr. Michael is the trustee of the Michael Family Grantor Trust (formerly Michael Acquisition Corporation Trust), which is the sole shareholder of Corstar. Based on the foregoing, Mr. Michael may be deemed to have beneficial ownership of the shares of our Common Stock held by Corstar. Mr. Michael disclaims such beneficial ownership except to the extent of any indirect pecuniary interest therein.

Corstar may pledge up to 625,000 shares (the “Shares”), or 3.2%, of such Common Stock to UBS Bank USA (“UBS”) to secure Corstar’s obligations in connection with certain loans (the “Pledge”). In connection with the Pledge, Corstar, which is a greater than 10% stockholder and whose sole director, President and Chief Executive Officer is one of our directors, has requested that we register the Shares to fulfill its obligation under such loans. We have agreed to pay certain expenses in connection with the registration of the Shares.

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This prospectus is not intended to be used, nor may it be used, by Corstar to sell any Shares. This prospectus is solely for use by UBS in the event it forecloses on the Shares. In the event UBS forecloses on the Shares, we will file a prospectus supplement to this prospectus to update the “Selling Stockholder” information to reflect UBS’s beneficial ownership of the Shares.

The Shares covered by this prospectus were originally purchased by Corstar’s predecessor corporation from our predecessor corporation in a private placement on April 16, 1987 in connection with the founding of our predecessor corporation.

All information in this prospectus regarding Corstar, UBS and the related loans has been provided to us by Corstar for use herein. The agreements governing Corstar’s loans provide that Corstar will indemnify UBS against any and all costs, expenses and liabilities incurred by UBS in connection with the transactions contemplated thereunder, except to the extent caused by UBS’ gross negligence or willful misconduct.

In the event UBS forecloses on all of the Shares covered by this prospectus and assuming all such Shares are sold, based on beneficial ownership as of January 29, 2016, Corstar would then beneficially own 6,744,134 shares of our Common Stock, representing at such date approximately 34.4% of our issued and outstanding Common Stock. Mr. Michael has voting and investment power over the shares of Common Stock held by Corstar. Mr. Michael disclaims such beneficial ownership except to the extent of any indirect pecuniary interest therein.

PLAN OF DISTRIBUTION

This prospectus is not intended to be used, nor may it be used, by Corstar to sell any Shares. This prospectus is solely for use by UBS in the event it forecloses on the Shares. In the event UBS forecloses on the Shares, we will file a prospectus supplement to this prospectus to update the “Selling Stockholder” information to reflect UBS’s beneficial ownership of the Shares.

In the event UBS forecloses on the Shares covered by this prospectus, UBS and any of its pledgees, assignees and successors-in-interest may, from time to time, sell any or all of their Shares covered hereby on the NASDAQ Global Select Market or any other stock exchange, market or trading facility on which the Shares are traded or in private transactions. These sales may be at fixed or negotiated prices. UBS may use any one or more of the following methods when selling Shares:

• ordinary brokerage transactions and transactions in which the broker-dealer solicits purchasers;

• block trades in which the broker-dealer will attempt to sell the Shares as agent but may position and resell a portion of the block as principal to facilitate the transaction;

• purchases by a broker-dealer as principal and resale by the broker-dealer for its account;

• an exchange distribution in accordance with the rules of the applicable exchange;

• privately negotiated transactions;

• settlement of short sales entered into after the effective date of the registration statement of which this prospectus is a part;

• in transactions through broker-dealers that agree with UBS to sell a specified number of such Shares at a stipulated price per security;

• through the writing or settlement of options or other hedging transactions, whether through an options exchange or otherwise;

• a combination of any such methods of sale; or

• any other method permitted pursuant to applicable law.

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In the event UBS forecloses on the Shares covered by this prospectus, UBS may also sell Shares under Rule 144 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), if available, rather than under this prospectus.

Broker-dealers engaged by UBS may arrange for other brokers-dealers to participate in sales. Broker-dealers may receive commissions or discounts from UBS (or, if any broker-dealer acts as agent for the purchaser of Shares, from the purchaser) in amounts to be negotiated, but, except as set forth in a supplement to this prospectus, in the case of an agency transaction not in excess of a customary brokerage commission in compliance with FINRA Rule 2440; and in the case of a principal transaction a markup or markdown in compliance with FINRA IM-2440.

In connection with the sale of the Shares or interests therein, UBS may enter into hedging transactions with broker-dealers or other financial institutions, which may in turn engage in short sales of the Shares in the course of hedging the positions they assume. UBS may also sell Shares short and deliver these Shares to close out their short positions, or loan or pledge the Shares to broker-dealers that in turn may sell these Shares. UBS may also enter into option or other transactions with broker-dealers or other financial institutions or create one or more derivative securities which require the delivery to such broker-dealer or other financial institution of Shares offered by this prospectus, which Shares such broker-dealer or other financial institution may resell pursuant to this prospectus (as supplemented or amended to reflect such transaction).

Any broker-dealers or agents that are involved in selling the Shares may be deemed to be “underwriters” within the meaning of the Securities Act in connection with such sales. In such event, any commissions received by such broker-dealers or agents and any profit on the resale of the Shares purchased by them may be deemed to be underwriting commissions or discounts under the Securities Act. The Selling Stockholder has informed us that it does not have any written or oral agreement or understanding, directly or indirectly, with any person to distribute the Shares. In no event shall any broker-dealer receive fees, commissions and markups which, in the aggregate, would exceed eight percent (8%).

The Selling Stockholder may from time to time pledge or grant a security interest in some or all of the Shares owned by it and, if it defaults in the performance of its secured obligations, the pledgees or secured parties may offer and sell the Shares from time to time under this prospectus after we have filed an amendment to this prospectus under Rule 424(b)(3) or other applicable provision of the Securities Act amending the list of Selling Stockholders to include the pledgee, transferee or other successors in interest as Selling Stockholders under this prospectus.

The Selling Stockholder also may transfer the Shares in other circumstances, in which case the transferees, pledgees or other successors in interest will be the selling beneficial owners for purposes of this prospectus and may sell the Shares from time to time under this prospectus after we have filed an amendment to this prospectus under Rule 424(b)(3) or other applicable provision of the Securities Act amending the list of Selling Stockholders to include the pledgee, transferee or other successors in interest as Selling Stockholders under this prospectus.

We will pay certain fees and expenses incurred by us incident to the registration of the Shares.

Because any broker-dealers or agents that are involved in selling the Shares may be deemed to be “underwriters” within the meaning of the Securities Act, they will be subject to the prospectus delivery requirements of the Securities Act including Rule 172 thereunder. In addition, any Shares covered by this prospectus which qualify for sale pursuant to Rule 144 under the Securities Act may be sold under Rule 144 rather than under this prospectus. UBS has advised us that there is no underwriter or coordinating broker acting in connection with the proposed sale of the Shares by UBS.

We intend to keep this prospectus effective until the earlier of (i) the date on which Corstar repays the loans and the Shares are released from the Pledge or (ii) such time as all of the Shares have been sold pursuant to this prospectus. The Shares will be sold only through registered or licensed brokers or dealers if required under applicable state securities laws. In addition, in certain states, the Shares covered hereby may not be sold unless they have been registered or qualified for sale in the applicable state or an exemption from the registration or qualification requirement is available and is complied with.

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Under applicable rules and regulations under the Exchange Act, any person engaged in the distribution of the resale Shares may not simultaneously engage in market making activities with respect to the Common Stock for the applicable restricted period, as defined in Regulation M, prior to the commencement of the distribution. In addition, UBS will be subject to applicable provisions of the Exchange Act and the rules and regulations thereunder, including Regulation M, which may limit the timing of purchases and sales of our securities by UBS or any other person. We will make copies of this prospectus available to UBS and have informed them of the need to deliver a copy of this prospectus to each purchaser at or prior to the time of the sale (including by compliance with Rule 172 under the Securities Act).

DESCRIPTION OF COMMON STOCK

Our certificate of incorporation authorizes us to issue 120,000,000 shares of Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share, and 1,000,000 shares of Preferred Stock, par value $0.0001 per share, of which 300,000 shares have been designated as Series A Junior Participating Preferred Stock. As of January 29, 2016, there were 19,577,086 shares of Common Stock issued and outstanding. Holders of shares of Common Stock are entitled to one vote per share on all matters to be voted on by stockholders. Holders of Common Stock are entitled to receive ratably such dividends as may be declared by our Board of Directors in its discretion from funds legally available therefor. In the event of our liquidation, dissolution or winding up, holders of Common Stock are entitled to share ratably in all assets remaining after payment of liabilities and the payment of any liquidation preferences on any preferred stock. Holders of Common Stock have no preemptive rights and have no conversion or other subscription rights. There are no redemption or sinking fund provisions applicable to the Common Stock.

We have adopted a Shareholder Rights Plan that provides for a dividend distribution to our stockholders of one Series A Junior Participating Preferred Stock purchase right for each outstanding share of our Common Stock under certain circumstances. The rights, which expire February 10, 2022, are designed to assure that all stockholders receive fair and equal treatment in the event of any proposed takeover of the Company and to encourage a potential acquirer to negotiate with our Board of Directors prior to attempting a takeover. The rights have an exercise price of $118 per right, subject to subsequent adjustment. The rights trade with our Common Stock and will not be exercisable until the occurrence of certain takeover-related events. Generally, the Shareholder Rights Plan provides that if a person or group acquires 15% or more of our Common Stock without the approval of our Board of Directors, subject to certain exceptions, the holders of the rights, other than the acquiring person or group, would, under certain circumstances, have the right to purchase additional shares of our Common Stock having a market value equal to two times the then-current exercise price of the right. In addition, if we are thereafter merged into another entity, or if 50% or more of our consolidated assets or earning power are sold, then the right will entitle its holder to buy common shares of the acquiring entity having a market value equal to two times the then-current exercise price of the right. Our Board of Directors may exchange or redeem the rights under certain conditions.

Our Board of Directors is authorized by our certificate of incorporation to establish classes or series of preferred stock and fix the designation, powers, preferences and rights of the shares of each such class or series and the qualifications, limitations or restrictions thereof without any further vote or action by our stockholders. Any shares of preferred stock so issued could have priority over our common stock with respect to dividend or liquidation rights. Any future issuance of preferred stock may have the effect of delaying, deferring or preventing a change in our control without further action by our stockholders and may adversely affect the voting and other rights of the holders of our common stock. The issuance of shares of preferred stock, or the issuance of rights to purchase such shares, could be used to discourage an unsolicited acquisition proposal. For instance, the issuance of a series of preferred stock might impede a business combination by including class voting rights that would enable a holder to block such a transaction. In addition, under certain circumstances, the issuance of preferred stock could adversely affect the voting power of holders of our common stock. Although our Board of Directors is required to make any determination to issue preferred stock based on its judgment as to the best interests of our stockholders, our Board of Directors could act in a manner that would discourage an acquisition attempt or other transaction that some, or a majority, of our stockholders might believe to be in their best interests or in which such stockholders might receive a premium for their stock over the then market price of such stock. Our Board of Directors presently does not intend to seek stockholder approval prior to the issuance of currently authorized stock, unless otherwise required by law or applicable stock exchange rules.

Our certificate of incorporation and bylaws contain a number of provisions that could make an acquisition of us by means of a tender or exchange offer, a proxy contest or otherwise more difficult. Our certificate of incorporation provides that any amendment to our bylaws that would increase or reduce the authorized number of directors, or that would change the requirements for calling meetings of our Board of Directors, must be

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unanimously approved by our Board of Directors, and any amendment to our bylaws approved by stockholders must be approved by no less than the affirmative vote of 66 2/3% of our outstanding shares entitled to vote. Our certificate of incorporation also provides that our directors may only be removed by the affirmative vote of holders of at least a majority of the shares entitled to vote. Our bylaws provide that special meetings of stockholders may only be called by our Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary or a majority of our Board of Directors.

We are subject to the provisions of Section 203 of the Delaware General Corporation Law regulating corporate takeovers. Section 203 of the Delaware General Corporation Law (the “DGCL”) provides, in general, that a stockholder acquiring more than 15% of the voting power of a corporation subject to the statute (referred to in this prospectus as an Interested Stockholder) but less than 85% of the voting power of such corporation may not engage in certain business combinations (as defined in Section 203 of the DGCL) with the corporation for a period of three years subsequent to the date on which the stockholder became an Interested Stockholder unless (i) prior to such time the corporation’s board of directors approved either the business combination or the transaction in which the stockholder became an Interested Stockholder or (ii) the business combination is approved by the corporation’s board of directors and authorized by a vote of at least 66 2 3 % of the voting power of the corporation not owned by the Interested Stockholder.

The provisions of Delaware law, our certificate of incorporation, our bylaws and our Shareholder Rights Plan could have the effect of discouraging others from attempting hostile takeovers. These provisions may also have the effect of preventing changes in our management. It is possible that these provisions could make it more difficult to accomplish transactions that stockholders may otherwise deem to be in their best interests.

WHERE YOU CAN FIND MORE INFORMATION

We file annual, quarterly and current reports, proxy statements and other information with the SEC. You may read and copy any document we file with the SEC at its Public Reference Room at 100 F Street, N.E., Room 1580, Washington, D.C. 20549. Please call the SEC at 1-800-SEC-0330 for further information on the Public Reference Room. Our filings with the SEC are also available to the public at its web site at http://www.sec.gov/.

This prospectus is part of a registration statement on Form S-3 that we filed with the SEC. Pursuant to the SEC rules, this prospectus, which forms a part of the registration statement, does not contain all of the information in the registration statement. You may read or obtain a copy of the registration statement from the SEC in the manner described above.

DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE

The SEC allows us to incorporate by reference the information we file with them, which means that we can disclose important information to you by referring you to those documents. The information incorporated by reference is considered to be part of this prospectus, and information that we file later with the SEC will automatically update and supersede this information. The documents under Commission file number 000-19291 that we incorporate by reference are:

1. Our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2015, as filed with the SEC on June 11, 2015;

2. Our Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A, dated June 26, 2015, as amended June 26, 2015, in connection with our 2015 annual meeting of shareholders, including the information specifically incorporated by reference into our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, as filed with the SEC on June 26, 2015;

3. Our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended June 30, 2015, September 30, 2015 and December 31, 2015, as filed with the SEC on August 6, 2015, November 5, 2015 and February 4, 2016, respectively;

4. Our Current Reports on Form 8-K as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 11, 2015, September 4, 2015, November 12, 2015 and November 12, 2015;

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5. The description of our Common Stock contained in our Registration Statement on Form 8-A filed with the SEC on May 16, 1991, including Amendment No. 1 thereto filed on June 28, 1991, and any other amendments or reports filed for the purpose of updating such description; and

6. The description of our preferred stock purchase rights contained in our Registration Statement on Form 8-A filed with the SEC on February 25, 1997, including Amendment No. 1 thereto filed on May 24, 2002 and Amendment No. 2 thereto filed on November 24, 2008, and any other amendments or reports filed for the purpose of updating such description.

In addition, we incorporate by reference all reports and other documents that we file with the Securities and Exchange Commission under Sections 13(a), 13(c), 14 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, (a) after the initial filing date of the registration statement of which this prospectus is a part and prior to the effectiveness of the registration statement and (b) after the effectiveness of the registration statement and prior to the termination of this offering, and all such reports and documents will be deemed to be incorporated by reference herein and to be a part hereof from the date of filing of such reports and documents (except for information and exhibits furnished under Items 2.02 or 7.01 of our current reports on Form 8-K). Any document or statement incorporated by reference herein shall be deemed to be modified or superseded for purposes of this prospectus to the extent that a statement contained herein or in any other subsequently filed document which also is or is deemed to be incorporated by reference herein modifies or supersedes such document or statement. Any document or statement so modified or superseded shall not be deemed, except as so modified or superseded, to constitute a part of this prospectus.

We will provide without charge to each person, including any beneficial owner, to whom this prospectus is delivered, upon written or oral request of such person, a copy of any or all of the foregoing documents incorporated herein by reference. Requests for documents should be submitted to the Corporate Secretary, CorVel Corporation, 2010 Main Street, Suite 600, Irvine, California 92614, or by telephone at (949) 851-1473. Exhibits to the documents will not be sent, unless those exhibits have specifically been incorporated by reference in this prospectus.

LEGAL MATTERS

The validity of the securities offered hereby will be passed upon for us by Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Costa Mesa, California.

EXPERTS

The consolidated financial statements included in our annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2015 and incorporated into this prospectus by reference have been audited by Haskell & White LLP, an independent registered public accounting firm, to the extent and for the period set forth in their report and are incorporated in this prospectus by reference in reliance upon such report given upon the authority of them as experts in auditing and accounting.

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PART II

INFORMATION NOT REQUIRED IN PROSPECTUS

ITEM 14. OTHER EXPENSES OF ISSUANCE AND DISTRIBUTION

The following table sets forth the various costs and expenses to be paid by us with respect to the sale and distribution of the Shares being registered. All of the amounts shown are estimates except for the SEC registration fee. In addition, we may be charged additional listing fees by the NASDAQ Global Select Market upon issuance of the Shares being offered by this prospectus.

Amount(1)

SEC Registration Fee

$ 2,827.16

Printing Expenses

2,000.00

Legal Fees and Expenses

15,000.00

Accounting Fees and Expenses

5,000.00

Transfer Agent Fees

2,500.00

Total

$ 27,327.16

(1) Does not include expenses of preparing any accompanying prospectus supplements, listing fees, transfer agent fees and other expenses related to future offerings of particular securities.

ITEM 15. INDEMNIFICATION OF DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS

Under Section 145 of the Delaware General Corporation Law, the Registrant can indemnify its directors and officers against liabilities they may incur in such capacities, including liabilities under the 1933 Act. The Registrant’s certificate of incorporation provides that none of the Registrant’s directors shall be personally liable for monetary damages for breach of such director’s fiduciary duties to the Registrant or its stockholders. This provision does not eliminate the duty of care, and, in appropriate circumstances, equitable remedies such as injunctive or other forms of non-monetary relief will remain available under Delaware law. In addition, each director will continue to be subject to liability for breach of the director’s duty of loyalty to the Registrant or its stockholders, for acts or omissions not in good faith or involving intentional misconduct or knowing violations of law, for actions leading to improper personal benefit to the director, and for payment of dividends or approval of stock repurchases or redemptions that are unlawful under Delaware law. The provision also does not affect a director’s responsibilities under any other law, such as the federal securities laws or state or federal environmental laws.

The Registrant’s bylaws provide that the Registrant shall indemnify its directors to the fullest extent permitted by Section 145 of the Delaware Law against liabilities and expenses referred to in Section 145 incurred in such person’s capacity as a director, officer, employee or agent of the Registrant or as a director, officer, employee or agent of any other company or enterprise to which the person provides services at the request of the Registrant. The bylaws also require the Registrant to advance expenses, upon receipt by the Registrant of an undertaking by the director to repay such advances if it is ultimately determined that the he or she is not entitled to indemnification, unless the director commenced the suit as a plaintiff and such advance is not specifically approved by a majority of the Registrant’s Board of Directors, or the suit is brought against the director by the Registrant and approved by a majority of the Registrant’s Board of Directors alleging willful misappropriation of corporate assets, disclosure of confidential information or any other willful breach of duty in bad faith. The bylaws further provide that rights conferred under such bylaws shall not be deemed to be exclusive of any other right such indemnified persons may have under any bylaw, agreement, vote of stockholders or disinterested directors or otherwise.

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or proceeding, including any action by or in the right of the Registrant, on account of services as a director or officer of the Registrant or as a director or officer of any other company or enterprise to which the person provides services at the request of the Registrant. The Registrant also maintains directors’ and officers’ liability insurance covering its directors and officers.

Insofar as indemnification for liabilities arising under the Securities Act of 1933 may be permitted to our directors, officers and controlling persons pursuant to the above, we have been advised that in the opinion of the SEC such indemnification is against public policy as expressed in the Securities Act of 1933 and is, therefore, unenforceable.

ITEM 16. EXHIBITS

EXHIBIT
NUMBER
4.1 Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of the Registrant. Incorporated herein by reference to Exhibit 3.1 to the Registrant’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed on August 10, 2011.
4.2 Amended and Restated Bylaws of the Registrant. Incorporated herein by reference to Exhibit 3.2 to the Registrant’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended June 30, 2006 filed on August 14, 2006.
4.3 Certificate of Designation Increasing the Number of Shares of Series A Junior Participating Preferred Stock. Incorporated herein by reference to Exhibit 3.1 to the Registrant’s Form 8-K filed on November 24, 2008.
4.4 Second Amended and Restated Preferred Shares Rights Agreement, dated as of November 17, 2008, by and between the Registrant and Computershare Trust Company, N.A., including the original Certificate of Designation, the Certificate of Designation Increasing the Number of Shares, the form of Right Certificate (as amended) and the Summary of Rights (as amended) attached thereto as Exhibits A-1, A-2, A-3, B and C, respectively. Incorporated herein by reference to Exhibit 4.1 to the Registrant’s Form 8-K filed on November 24, 2008.
5.1 Opinion of Dorsey & Whitney LLP*
23.1 Consent of Haskell & White LLP*
23.2 Consent of Dorsey & Whitney LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1)*
24.1 Power of Attorney (included in signature page)*

* Filed herewith.

ITEM 17. UNDERTAKINGS

The undersigned Registrant hereby undertakes:

(1) To file, during any period in which offers or sales are being made, a post-effective amendment to this registration statement:

(i) To include any prospectus required by Section 10(a)(3) of the Securities Act;

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aggregate, represent a fundamental change in the information set forth in this registration statement. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any increase or decrease in volume of securities offered (if the total dollar value of securities offered would not exceed that which was registered) and any deviation from the low or high end of the estimated maximum offering range may be reflected in the form of prospectus filed with the SEC pursuant to Rule 424(b) if, in the aggregate, the changes in volume and price represent no more than a 20% change in the maximum aggregate offering price set forth in the “Calculation of Registration Fee” table in the effective registration statement; and

(iii) To include any material information with respect to the plan of distribution not previously disclosed in this registration statement or any material change to such information in this registration statement;

provided, however , that paragraphs (1)(i), (1)(ii) and (1)(iii) do not apply if the information required to be included in a post-effective amendment by those paragraphs is contained in reports filed with or furnished to the SEC by the Registrant pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d) of the Exchange Act that are incorporated by reference in this registration statement, or is contained in a form of prospectus filed pursuant to Rule 424(b) that is part of this registration statement.

(2) That, for the purpose of determining any liability under the Securities Act, each such post-effective amendment shall be deemed to be a new registration statement relating to the securities offered herein, and the offering of such securities at that time shall be deemed to be the initial bona fide offering thereof.

(3) To remove from registration by means of a post-effective amendment any of the securities being registered that remain unsold at the termination of the offering.

(4) That, for the purpose of determining liability under the Securities Act to any purchaser:

(i) If the Registrant is relying on Rule 430B:

(A) Each prospectus filed by the registrant pursuant to Rule 424(b)(3) shall be deemed to be part of the registration statement as of the date the filed prospectus was deemed part of and included in the registration statement; and

(B) Each prospectus required to be filed pursuant to Rule 424(b)(2), (b)(5), or (b)(7) as part of a registration statement in reliance on Rule 430B relating to an offering made pursuant to Rule 415(a)(1)(i), (vii), or (x) for the purpose of providing the information required by Section 10(a) of the Securities Act shall be deemed to be part of and included in the registration statement as of the earlier of the date such form of prospectus is first used after effectiveness or the date of the first contract of sale of securities in the offering described in the prospectus. As provided in Rule 430B, for liability purposes of the issuer and any person that is at that date an underwriter, such date shall be deemed to be a new effective date of the registration statement relating to the securities in the registration statement to which that prospectus relates, and the offering of such securities at that time shall be deemed to be the initial bona fide offering thereof. Provided, however , that no statement made in a registration statement or prospectus that is part of the registration statement or made in a document incorporated or deemed incorporated by reference into the registration statement or prospectus that is part of the registration statement will, as to a purchaser with a time of contract of sale prior to such effective date, supersede or modify any statement that was made in the registration statement or prospectus that was part of the registration statement or made in any such document immediately prior to such effective date; or

(ii) If the Registrant is subject to Rule 430C, each prospectus filed pursuant to Rule 424(b) as part of a registration statement relating to an offering, other than registration statements relying on Rule 430B or other than prospectuses filed in reliance on Rule 430A, shall be deemed to be part of and included in the registration statement as of the date it is first used after effectiveness. Provided, however , that no statement made in a registration statement or prospectus that is part of the registration statement or made in a document incorporated or deemed incorporated by reference into the registration statement or prospectus

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that is part of the registration statement will, as to a purchaser with a time of contract of sale prior to such first use, supersede or modify any statement that was made in the registration statement or prospectus that was part of the registration statement or made in any such document immediately prior to such date of first use.

(5) That, for the purpose of determining liability of the Registrant under the Securities Act to any purchaser in the initial distribution of the securities:

The undersigned Registrant undertakes that in a primary offering of securities of the undersigned Registrant pursuant to this registration statement, regardless of the underwriting method used to sell the securities to the purchaser, if the securities are offered or sold to such purchaser by means of any of the following communications, the undersigned Registrant will be a seller to the purchaser and will be considered to offer or sell such securities to such purchaser:

(i) Any preliminary prospectus or prospectus of the undersigned Registrant relating to the offering required to be filed pursuant to Rule 424;

(ii) Any free writing prospectus relating to the offering prepared by or on behalf of the undersigned Registrant or used or referred to by the undersigned Registrant;

(iii) The portion of any other free writing prospectus relating to the offering containing material information about the undersigned Registrant or its securities provided by or on behalf of the undersigned Registrant; and

(iv) Any other communication that is an offer in the offering made by the undersigned Registrant to the purchaser.

The undersigned Registrant hereby undertakes that, for purposes of determining any liability under the Securities Act each filing of the Registrant’s Annual Report under Section 13(a) or Section 15(d) of the Exchange Act (and, where applicable, each filing of an employee benefit plan’s annual report pursuant to Section 15(d) of the Exchange Act) that is incorporated by reference into this registration statement shall be deemed to be a new registration statement relating to the securities offered therein, and the offering of such securities at that time shall be deemed to be the initial bona fide offering thereof.

Insofar as indemnification for liabilities arising under the Securities Act may be permitted to directors, officers and controlling persons of the Registrant pursuant to the foregoing provisions, or otherwise, the Registrant has been advised that in the opinion of the SEC such indemnification is against public policy as expressed in the Securities Act and is, therefore, unenforceable. In the event that a claim for indemnification against such liabilities (other than the payment by the Registrant of expenses incurred or paid by a director, officer or controlling person of the Registrant in the successful defense of any action, suit, or proceeding) is asserted by such director, officer or controlling person in connection with the securities being registered, the Registrant will, unless in the opinion of its counsel the matter has been settled by controlling precedent, submit to a court of appropriate jurisdiction the question whether such indemnification by it is against public policy as expressed in the Securities Act and will be governed by the final adjudication of such issue.

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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, the Registrant certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing on Form S-3 and has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Irvine, State of California, on the 4th day of February, 2016.

CORVEL CORPORATION
By:

/s/ V. GORDON CLEMONS

V. Gordon Clemons

Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer

(Principal Executive Officer)

POWER OF ATTORNEY

KNOW ALL PERSONS BY THESE PRESENTS , that the undersigned officers and directors of CorVel Corporation, a Delaware corporation, do hereby constitute and appoint V. Gordon Clemons and Richard Schweppe and each of them, their lawful attorneys-in-fact and agents with full power and authority to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents, and any one of them, determine may be necessary or advisable or required to enable said corporation to comply with the Securities Act and any rules or regulations or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with this Registration Statement. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing power and authority, the powers granted include the power and authority to sign the names of the undersigned officers and directors in the capacities indicated below to this Registration Statement, to any and all amendments, both pre-effective and post-effective, and supplements to this Registration Statement, and to any and all instruments or documents filed as part of or in conjunction with this Registration Statement or amendments or supplements thereof, or any related registration statement that is to be effective upon filing pursuant to Rule 462(b) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended; and each of the undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms all that said attorneys and agents, or any one of them, shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof. This Power of Attorney may be signed in several counterparts.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF , each of the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney as of the date indicated. Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act, this Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.

Signature

Title

Date

/s/ V. GORDON CLEMONS

V. Gordon Clemons

Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer (Principal Executive Officer) February 4, 2016

/s/ RICHARD J. SCHWEPPE

Richard J. Schweppe

Chief Financial Officer (Principal Financial and Chief Accounting Officer) February 4, 2016

/s/ ALAN R. HOOPS

Alan R. Hoops

Director February 4, 2016

/s/ STEVEN J. HAMERSLAG

Steven J. Hamerslag

Director

February 4, 2016


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Signature

Title

Date

/s/ R. JUDD JESSUP

R. Judd Jessup

Director

February 4, 2016

/s/ JEAN H. MACINO

Jean H. Macino

Director

February 4, 2016

/s/ JEFFREY J. MICHAEL

Jeffrey J. Michael

Director

February 4, 2016


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INDEX OF EXHIBITS

EXHIBIT
NUMBER
4.1 Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of the Registrant. Incorporated herein by reference to Exhibit 3.1 to the Registrant’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed on August 10, 2011.
4.2 Amended and Restated Bylaws of the Registrant. Incorporated herein by reference to Exhibit 3.2 to the Registrant’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended June 30, 2006 filed on August 14, 2006.
4.3 Certificate of Designation Increasing the Number of Shares of Series A Junior Participating Preferred Stock. Incorporated herein by reference to Exhibit 3.1 to the Registrant’s Form 8-K filed on November 24, 2008.
4.4 Second Amended and Restated Preferred Shares Rights Agreement, dated as of November 17, 2008, by and between the Registrant and Computershare Trust Company, N.A., including the original Certificate of Designation, the Certificate of Designation Increasing the Number of Shares, the form of Right Certificate (as amended) and the Summary of Rights (as amended) attached thereto as Exhibits A-1, A-2, A-3, B and C, respectively. Incorporated herein by reference to Exhibit 4.1 to the Registrant’s Form 8-K filed on November 24, 2008.
5.1 Opinion of Dorsey & Whitney LLP*
23.1 Consent of Haskell & White LLP*
23.2 Consent of Dorsey & Whitney LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1)*
24.1 Power of Attorney (included in signature page)*

* Filed herewith.

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