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  • License Renewal Due Dates

    Last Updated On: Mar 09, 2017  |  Originally Published On:  Feb 05, 2015
    **Remember double fees will be charged for late renewal payments**

    DUE 3/31/2017:
    Individual renewals with the last name beginning with the letter O.
    Mailed Thursday, February 2, 2017.

    DUE 3/31/2017:
    Establishment renewals with the name beginning with the letters H-J.
    Mailed Thursday, February 2, 2017.

    DUE 4/30/2017:
    Individual renewals with the last name beginning with the letter P.
    Mailed Wednesday, March 1, 2017. 

    DUE 5/31/2017:
    Individual renewals with the last name beginning with the letter Q.


  • August 19, 2016 KSBMA letter

    Last Updated On: Aug 25, 2016  |  Originally Published On:  Aug 25, 2016
    A letter was mailed Friday, August 19, 2016 to all Kansas funeral directors who have been issued funeral establishment and branch establishment licenses. The intent of the letter is to help prevent potential complaints and to share a common trend being experienced with consumers contacting the KSBMA. We hope this letter is helpful and is shared with everyone at your funeral home. Please click on link below:
    August 19, 2016 letter
  • KSBMA Website

    Last Updated On: Mar 30, 2016  |  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, Sherry and Francis

    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 sherry.fergel@ks.gov so that we can make corrections in a timely manner. Thank you!!
  • 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.

  • USPS: How to Package and Ship Cremated Remains

    Last Updated On: May 15, 2015  |  Originally Published On:  Feb 02, 2015
    USPS has new information on How to Package and Ship Cremated Remains.

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