This excerpt taken from the LHCG DEF 14A filed Apr 28, 2006.
Employees of the Company do not receive any compensation for serving on our Board. Our lead independent director receives an annual cash retainer of $50,000, and our other non-employee directors receive annual cash retainers of $24,000. In addition, our non-employee directors receive $6,000 per year for each committee on which they serve, or $12,000 per year for serving as a committee chairperson. All non-employee directors also receive $300 for each non-regularly scheduled Board meeting attended.