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  • 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
  • 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.
  • Scam emails and phone calls involving OSHA

    Last Updated On: May 15, 2015  |  Originally Published On:  May 13, 2015
    Be aware of potential scam emails and phone calls involving OSHA--similar to what was reported last year.  A Kansas City funeral home has notified our office that they recently received such a phone call--similar to what has been attempted in the past.

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