Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Segment Information (Details)

v3.20.4
Segment Information (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2020
Sep. 30, 2020
Jun. 30, 2020
Mar. 31, 2020
Dec. 31, 2019
Sep. 30, 2019
Jun. 30, 2019
Mar. 31, 2019
Dec. 31, 2020
Dec. 31, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Segment Reporting, Disclosure of Entity's Reportable Segments [Abstract]                      
Net service revenue $ 532,329 $ 530,684 $ 487,320 $ 512,871 $ 531,315 $ 528,499 $ 517,842 $ 502,585 $ 2,063,204 $ 2,080,241 $ 1,809,963
Cost of service revenue (excluding depreciation and amortization)                 1,250,403 1,324,887 1,156,357
General and administrative expenses                 632,847 596,006 537,916
Impairment of intangibles and other                 1,849 7,734 4,689
Operating income                 178,105 151,614 111,001
Interest expense                 (4,129) (11,155) (9,679)
Income before income taxes and noncontrolling interests                 173,976 140,459 101,322
Income tax expense (benefit)                 36,043 26,607 22,399
Net income                 137,933 113,852 78,923
Less net income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interests                 26,337 18,126 15,349
Net income attributable to LHC Group, Inc.’s common stockholders 30,380 $ 14,500 $ 44,692 $ 22,024 21,803 $ 30,067 $ 25,000 $ 18,856 111,596 95,726 63,574
Total assets 2,483,354       2,140,295       2,483,354 2,140,295 1,928,715
Home Health                      
Segment Reporting, Disclosure of Entity's Reportable Segments [Abstract]                      
Net service revenue                 1,463,779 1,503,393 1,291,457
Cost of service revenue (excluding depreciation and amortization)                 848,663 939,035 802,006
General and administrative expenses                 464,568 437,276 378,124
Impairment of intangibles and other                 1,249 7,443 1,816
Operating income                 149,299 119,639 109,511
Interest expense                 (2,856) (7,762) (7,060)
Income before income taxes and noncontrolling interests                 146,443 111,877 102,451
Income tax expense (benefit)                 30,435 21,147 22,711
Net income                 116,008 90,730 79,740
Less net income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interests                 20,525 14,651 13,361
Net income attributable to LHC Group, Inc.’s common stockholders                 95,483 76,079 66,379
Total assets 1,741,044       1,486,012       1,741,044 1,486,012 1,336,988
Hospice                      
Segment Reporting, Disclosure of Entity's Reportable Segments [Abstract]                      
Net service revenue                 243,806 226,922 199,118
Cost of service revenue (excluding depreciation and amortization)                 150,675 140,177 130,991
General and administrative expenses                 66,454 61,190 60,933
Impairment of intangibles and other                 600 291 186
Operating income                 26,077 25,264 7,008
Interest expense                 (469) (1,269) (1,529)
Income before income taxes and noncontrolling interests                 25,608 23,995 5,479
Income tax expense (benefit)                 4,925 4,353 1,227
Net income                 20,683 19,642 4,252
Less net income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interests                 4,822 3,979 1,764
Net income attributable to LHC Group, Inc.’s common stockholders                 15,861 15,663 2,488
Total assets 301,475       244,105       301,475 244,105 209,680
Home and Community-Based                      
Segment Reporting, Disclosure of Entity's Reportable Segments [Abstract]                      
Net service revenue                 194,584 208,455 172,501
Cost of service revenue (excluding depreciation and amortization)                 150,378 157,817 130,660
General and administrative expenses                 45,443 44,025 40,467
Impairment of intangibles and other                 0 0 (6)
Operating income                 (1,237) 6,613 1,380
Interest expense                 (390) (1,112) (76)
Income before income taxes and noncontrolling interests                 (1,627) 5,501 1,304
Income tax expense (benefit)                 (357) 1,394 420
Net income                 (1,270) 4,107 884
Less net income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interests                 (171) (906) (275)
Net income attributable to LHC Group, Inc.’s common stockholders                 (1,099) 5,013 1,159
Total assets 263,708       249,524       263,708 249,524 236,072
Facility-Based                      
Segment Reporting, Disclosure of Entity's Reportable Segments [Abstract]                      
Net service revenue                 128,578 111,809 113,784
Cost of service revenue (excluding depreciation and amortization)                 85,827 73,274 76,899
General and administrative expenses                 43,435 38,358 39,638
Impairment of intangibles and other                 0 0 554
Operating income                 (684) 177 (3,307)
Interest expense                 (297) (678) (545)
Income before income taxes and noncontrolling interests                 (981) (501) (3,852)
Income tax expense (benefit)                 (185) (204) (1,136)
Net income                 (796) (297) (2,716)
Less net income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interests                 1,193 435 589
Net income attributable to LHC Group, Inc.’s common stockholders                 (1,989) (732) (3,305)
Total assets 103,401       91,337       103,401 91,337 70,261
HCI                      
Segment Reporting, Disclosure of Entity's Reportable Segments [Abstract]                      
Net service revenue                 32,457 29,662 33,103
Cost of service revenue (excluding depreciation and amortization)                 14,860 14,584 15,801
General and administrative expenses                 12,947 15,157 18,754
Impairment of intangibles and other                 0 0 2,139
Operating income                 4,650 (79) (3,591)
Interest expense                 (117) (334) (469)
Income before income taxes and noncontrolling interests                 4,533 (413) (4,060)
Income tax expense (benefit)                 1,225 (83) (823)
Net income                 3,308 (330) (3,237)
Less net income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interests                 (32) (33) (90)
Net income attributable to LHC Group, Inc.’s common stockholders                 3,340 (297) (3,147)
Total assets $ 73,726       $ 69,317       $ 73,726 $ 69,317 $ 75,714