News/Press Releases

 

The most recent News Brief of the Virginia Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers is now available on the Board’s website: https://www.dhp.virginia.gov/funeral/newsletters/NewsBriefMarch2018.pdf

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From Regulatory Support Services:

“We were recently made aware of a letter dated January 2, 2018 sent to funeral homes from Funeral Consumers Alliance of the Virginia Blue Ridge. Some of our clients contacted us following receipt of the letter which requested a copy of the firm’s current General Price List. Shown below is the letter’s first paragraph with a quote attributed to the FTC publication, Complying with the Funeral Rule…”

Click here to read the full notice

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The Virginia Department of Health Professions’ Healthcare Workforce Data Center (DHP HWDC) is pleased to announce the latest editions of its healthcare profession workforce survey reports.

To access the most recent profession report for the Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers, click on the link below:

https://www.dhp.virginia.gov/hwdc/docs/FDE/0502FSP2017.pdf

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the following statistics on the rising cost of dying, 1986–2017

https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2017/the-rising-cost-of-dying-1986-2017.htm