Texas Resident Policy Term Definition

A person who:

  1. Physically and lawfully resides within the geographic boundaries of the State of Texas for at least six (6) months prior to the date of the application for a financial discount.
  2. Maintains a permanent residence (e.g., house apartment, trailer, and not just a post office box) in Texas. If the applicant cannot show a permanent physical residence, then a Notarized Letter of Support may be provided.
  3. Claims permanent residency in Texas and can provide two Residence Proofs found in the Proof list.
  4. If the patient is a minor child residing in Texas, at least one parent, Managing Conservator, Guardian and/or other person or entity with primary legal responsibility for the child is a Texas Resident.
  5. If the patient is claimed as a dependent of a parent or guardian, is not an emancipated adult and is enrolled and attending a post-secondary educational institution outside of Texas, maintains permanent residency in Texas and does not claim residency in any other state for tuition purposes; or
  6. Does not claim permanent residency in any other states or country and is not eligible to receive or does not receive any of the following benefits in another state or country including any of the following:

     a. Cannot vote in another state/country unless holding dual citizenship in that country

     b. Does not own a Primary Residence in another state/country, although the ownership of second homes/property is acceptable;

     c. Does not currently pay personal states income tax in another state

     d. Does not receive homestead tax benefits in another state/country. Unless holding dual citizenship in that country

     e. Is registered (or has custodial children registered) and attended elementary or secondary school in another state/country, unless holding dual citizenship in that country; or

     f. Receives in-state or in-country residency tuition benefits in another state/country, unless holding dual citizenship in that country.