PLANO, Texas, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeCare Holdings, Inc. (the "Company") today announced its operating results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2009.
Three Months Ended June 30, 2009
Our net patient service revenue increased by $5.0 million, or 5.8%, for the three months ended June 30, 2009, to $91.6 million from $86.6 million for the comparable period in 2008. Patient days and admissions decreased by 3.8% and 1.6%, respectively, during the three months ended June 30, 2009 as compared to the same period in 2008.
The $5.0 million increase in net patient service revenue was comprised of a $2.4 million increase in adjustments related to changes in estimates and settlements on cost reports previously filed with the Medicare program, offset by an unfavorable variance of $3.3 million attributable to the decrease in patient days, with a remaining increase of $5.9 million attributable to an increase in revenue per patient day. The net increase of $2.4 million for adjustments to previously filed cost reports was comprised of a favorable adjustment of $1.4 million recorded in the three months ended June 30, 2009 offset by an unfavorable adjustment of $1.0 million recorded in the three months ended June 30, 2008.
During the three months ended June 30, 2009 our net patient service revenue per patient day was $1,590, as compared to $1,447 for the 2008 period. However, exclusive of the cost report reimbursement adjustments discussed previously, net patient service revenue per patient day for the three months ended June 30, 2009 and 2008 was $1,565 and $1,463, respectively, or an increase of 7.0%. The increase in net patient service revenue on a per patient day basis during the 2009 period was primarily the result of annual inflationary increases in our standard charge rates and certain of our contracts
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