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  • Statistics from the International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards

    Last Updated On: Feb 19, 2018  |  Originally Published On:  Mar 09, 2015
    Statistics from the International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards (ICFSEB) for the NBE (National Board Examination) for the time frame of January 1, 2017--December 31, 2017 as provided by the ICFSEB, are as follows:
    National Board
    Arts Examination (NBA)
    Total
    Tested
    Pass # Pass %
    Fail # Fail % Absent #
    Total
    First Time

    1307

    989

    76%

    318

    24%

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    Repeater

    415

    197

    47%

    218

    53%

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    Total

    1722

    1186

    69%

    536

    31%

    40

    1762
     
     
    National Board
    Science Examination
    (NBS)
    Total
    Tested
    Pass # Pass %
    Fail # Fail % Absent # Total
    First Time
    1289

    1019

    79%

    270

    21%

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    Repeater
    3822

    134

    35%

    248

    65%

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    Total

    1671

    1153

    69%

    518

    31%

    38

    1709

     

    The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards (ICFSEB), 1885 Shelby Lane, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72704    Phone:  (479) 442-7076    Fax:  (479) 442-7090
  • KSBMA Website

    Last Updated On: Feb 19, 2018  |  Originally Published On:  Jun 01, 2015

    Welcome to the website of the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts (KSBMA)!  Please take a few moments to review our Site Map ( also located at the bottom of the page), so you can get a feel of where things are located.  When in doubt, the Search Engine (found at the top of the page) can be a useful tool to find what you’re looking for.  As always, constructive suggestions are appreciated.  Welcome!

     Mack, Francis and Kim

    P.S.- Licensees, please check your individual and establishment information on the website for accuracy. Establishment contact information is included whenever you are inspected, please review the inspection forms before signing.

    Please contact this office at boma1@ks.gov so that we can make corrections in a timely manner. Thank you!!
  • License Renewal Due Dates

    Last Updated On: Feb 19, 2018  |  Originally Published On:  Feb 05, 2015
    **Remember double fees will be charged for late renewal payments**
    DUE 1/31/2018:
    Individual renewals with the last name beginning with the letter A.
    Mailed Friday. December 1, 2017

    DUE 2/28/2018:
    Individual renewals with the name beginning with the letters B.
    Mailed Monday, January 8, 2018

    DUE 3/31/2018:

    Individual renewals with the last name beginning with the letter C.
    Mailed Thursday, February 8, 2018

    DUE 3/31/2018:
    Establishment renewals with the name beginning with the letters T-Z
    Mailed Thursday, February 8, 2018
  • Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Funeral Rule resources to maintain compliance

    Last Updated On: Jun 10, 2017  |  Originally Published On:  Jun 10, 2017
    Samantha Gordon, Federal Trade Commission's Midwest Region attorney liaison, has asked that we share a letter for funeral service providers to direct you to resources to be used to maintain compliance with the FTC Funeral Rule.

    Please follow this link to view: Complying with the FTC's Funeral Rule Resources letter
  • Contractor for the Estate Recovery Unit (ERU)

    Last Updated On: Feb 05, 2016  |  Originally Published On:  Feb 02, 2015
    The Estate Recovery Unit (ERU) of the Kansas Health Policy Authority has contracted out work involving estate recovery to a private contractor:  Health Management Systems (HMS)/Estate Recovery.  Funeral home inquiries to HMS should be directed to 1-800-817-8617 or 785-271-9300.  Faxes can be sent to 785-271-9318  Email:KSestaterecovery@hms.com 

    Contact information for the Kansas Estate Recovery Administrator is:  PO Box 2428  Topeka, KS 66601  Phone: (785) 296-6707  Fax:  (785) 296-8825  Email:  eeseru@kdheks.gov.


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