Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Unaudited Summarized Quarterly Financial Information (Details)

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Unaudited Summarized Quarterly Financial Information (Details) - USD ($)
$ / shares in Units, $ 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
Quarterly Financial Information Disclosure [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
Gross margin 215,086 225,438 180,608 191,669 188,048 193,731 191,982 181,593 812,801 755,354 653,606
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
Net income attributable to LHC Group' Inc.'s common stockholders                      
Basic earnings per share (in dollars per share) $ 0.98 $ 0.47 $ 1.44 $ 0.71 $ 0.70 $ 0.97 $ 0.81 $ 0.61 $ 3.59 $ 3.09 $ 2.31
Diluted earnings per share (in dollars per share) $ 0.97 $ 0.46 $ 1.43 $ 0.70 $ 0.70 $ 0.96 $ 0.80 $ 0.60 $ 3.56 $ 3.07 $ 2.29
Weighted average shares outstanding:                      
Basic (in shares) 31,128,485 31,120,648 31,104,377 31,020,224 30,977,812 30,970,589 30,960,468 30,837,290 31,092,417 30,932,607 27,498,351
Diluted (in shares) 31,442,674 31,410,862 31,324,474 31,303,172 31,270,149 31,247,196 31,200,930 31,187,098 31,365,765 31,209,824 27,773,396