TITLE

FCA and ICCFA React to Proposal on Phasing Out the Funeral Rule

PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Funeral Service Insider Newsletter;3/25/2013, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the reaction the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (ICCFA) in Sterling, Virginia and the Funeral Consumers Alliance (FCA) Inc. in South Burlington, Vermont, on a proposal of a National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) committee to phase out the Funeral Rule. It informs that the rule is to allow states to regulate death-care providers on their own terms.
ACCESSION #
86441386

 

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