CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
The Board of Directors
LHC Group, Inc.
We consent to the incorporation by reference in Registration Statements (Form S-8 Nos. 333-130600
and 333-125713) pertaining to the LHC Group, Inc. 2006 Employee Stock Purchase Plan and the LHC
Group, Inc. 2005 Incentive Plan of our reports dated March 14, 2008, with respect to the
consolidated financial statements of LHC Group Inc. and subsidiaries, and the effectiveness of internal control over
financial reporting of LHC Group, Inc. and subsidiaries as of December 31, 2007, included in the Annual Report on
Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007.
New Orleans, Louisiana
March 14, 2008