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 report dated March 14, 2008, with respect
to the consolidated financial statements of LHC Group Inc. and subsidiaries
as of December 31, 2007, and for the two years
in the period ended December 31, 2007 included in the Annual Report on
Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2008.
New Orleans, Louisiana
March 16, 2009