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The New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association offers a Manager of the Day program that provides guidance on funeral service and industry-related questions and concerns.

Below are some matters that were brought to the attention of the Manager of the Day team in recent months.

Manager Taking Extended Leave

My firm’s manager will be taking an extended leave. He expects to return and resume all duties within three months. What kind of notification do I need to send to the State Board of Mortuary Science of New Jersey?

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How Do I Change a Cremation Permit to a Different Crematory?

The local registrar accepted the death certificate I filed in EDRS. Due to circumstances out of my control, I have learned that my funeral home will not be able to use the crematory listed on the death certificate. What do I need to do to get an...
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Addresses for Treasurer-State of New Jersey

I need to list the Treasurer-State of New Jersey as the primary beneficiary on an irrevocable insurance assignment, and the paperwork is asking for an address. Do I use the same address that I use to send back funds to Medicaid under asset...
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New Licensee and CEUs

I have a newly licensed funeral director on staff. He received his license in 2019. Does he need to obtain CEUs before license renewal in February 2021?
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Interns Quoting Prices

Is my funeral home’s intern allowed to quote funeral pricing information pertaining to a funeral arrangement or prearrangement?

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Irrevocable Exclusions

I understand that a New Jersey Department of Human Services policy states that individuals entering into irrevocable agreements cannot set aside their assets to cover the costs of particular goods and services that are deemed “for the...
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