Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)


12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2019
Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements [Abstract]  
Organization Organization
LHC Group, Inc. (the “Company”) is a health care provider specializing in the post-acute continuum of care. The Company provides services through five segments: home health, hospice, home and community-based services, facility-based services, the latter primarily through long-term acute care hospitals ("LTACHs"), and healthcare innovations ("HCI").
On April 1, 2018, the Company completed its "merger of equals" business combination (the "Merger") with Almost Family, Inc. ("Almost Family"). Almost Family's operating results are included in the Company's operating results from the date of acquisition. See Note 3 of the Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements included in this Annual Report on Form 10-K for additional information.
As of December 31, 2019, the Company, through its wholly and majority-owned subsidiaries, equity joint ventures, controlled affiliates, and management agreements, operated 811 service providers in 35 states within the continental United States and the District of Columbia.