May 4, 2012
How Forward Thinking is Your Funeral Home?
We all know what the Funeral Rule declares: you must offer your General Price List when you begin to discuss the type of funeral or disposition that you can arrange, the specific goods and services that you offer; or the prices of your goods and services.
But what does that mean when your first interaction with a family is through your funeral home website? This has been a topic of conversation for a few years now, and California has taken the initiative to ensure compliance.
According to SB 658 as of January 1, 2013, a funeral establishment that maintains a Web site will be required to post the list of funeral goods and services that are required to be included in the establishment’s General Price List (GPL), pursuant to federal rule, and a statement that the GPL is available upon request via a link from the home page, unless a phrase containing the word “price” links to the establishment’s GPL.
Read the full article at FuneralOne Blog