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, 2019
Sep. 30, 2019
Jun. 30, 2019
Mar. 31, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Sep. 30, 2018
Jun. 30, 2018
Mar. 31, 2018
Dec. 31, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Dec. 31, 2017
Quarterly Financial Information Disclosure [Abstract]                      
Net service revenue $ 531,315 $ 528,499 $ 517,842 $ 502,585 $ 509,842 $ 507,043 $ 502,024 $ 291,054 $ 2,080,241 $ 1,809,963 $ 1,062,602
Gross margin 188,048 193,731 191,982 181,593 185,303 184,847 181,020 102,436 755,354 653,606 386,792
Net Income Attributable to LHC Group Inc.'s Common Stockholders $ 21,803 $ 30,067 $ 25,000 $ 18,856 $ 20,552 $ 21,230 $ 16,797 $ 4,995 $ 95,726 $ 63,574 $ 50,112
Net income attributable to LHC Group' Inc.'s common stockholders                      
Basic earnings per share (in dollars per share) $ 0.70 $ 0.97 $ 0.81 $ 0.61 $ 0.67 $ 0.69 $ 0.55 $ 0.28 $ 3.09 $ 2.31 $ 2.83
Diluted earnings per share (in dollars per share) $ 0.70 $ 0.96 $ 0.80 $ 0.60 $ 0.66 $ 0.68 $ 0.55 $ 0.28 $ 3.07 $ 2.29 $ 2.79
Weighted average shares outstanding:                      
Basic (in shares) 30,977,812 30,970,589 30,960,468 30,837,290 30,777,556 30,750,227 30,497,501 17,789,863 30,932,607 27,498,351 17,715,992
Diluted (in shares) 31,270,149 31,247,196 31,200,930 31,187,098 31,142,061 31,083,815 30,742,293 18,039,345 31,209,824 27,773,396 17,961,018