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FTC survey of funeral prices in the District of Columbia

United States. Federal Trade Commission. Bureau of Consumer Protection. Division of Special Projects.

FTC survey of funeral prices in the District of Columbia

staff findings and analysis.

by United States. Federal Trade Commission. Bureau of Consumer Protection. Division of Special Projects.

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Published by Bureau of Consumer Protection, Division of Special Projects in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington, D.C.
    • Subjects:
    • Undertakers and undertaking -- Washington, D.C.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9999.U53 U59
      The Physical Object
      Pagination54, [32] p. :
      Number of Pages54
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5013298M
      LC Control Number76600742

      1) Be familiar with common scams in the District of Columbia. OAG’s Office of Consumer Protection and other D.C. agencies, such as the Metropolitan Police Department, regularly report on common scams, including: Telemarketing, Charity, Identity Theft, . Dec 05,  · (The Rule does not apply to third-party sellers, such as casket and monument dealers, or to cemeteries that lack an on-site funeral home.) For more information, visit FTC Facts for Consumers Page, our General Price List FAQ, and the additional resources found on the pages that follow.

      Feb 07,  · Based on NPR's reporting and tips from Funeral Consumers Alliance and the Federal Trade Commission, here are ways you can help level the playing field: Ask for prices . The FTC's Funeral Rule: What Funeral Homes Need To Tell You This article on funeral planning is provided by Everplans — The web's leading resource for planning and organizing your life. Create, store and share important documents that your loved ones might need.

      This report ("The Nader Report") is the result of a student task force exploration of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), completed over the course of a summer job led by Ralph vintage-memorabilia.com seven law student volunteers (dubbed "Nader's Raiders" by the Washington press corps) began their evaluation of the FTC in June , and published a revised and expanded version of the report as a book in Author: Edward F. Cox, Robert C. Fellmeth, John E. Schulz. In , the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) established the Funeral Rule to give consumers of funeral services certain protections. The rule’s main objective was to ensure consumers receive adequate information concerning all of the goods and services they may purchase from a funeral .


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FTC survey of funeral prices in the District of Columbia by United States. Federal Trade Commission. Bureau of Consumer Protection. Division of Special Projects. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. FTC survey of funeral prices in the District of Columbia: staff findings and analysis. [United States. Federal Trade Commission. Bureau. Oct 19,  · In the study released Monday, only 38 of the funeral homes (25 percent) across the country in the survey fully disclosed prices on their websites, while 24 (16 percent) failed to fully Author: Mary Ann Barton.

Mar 01,  · A suney of 56 mortuaries in the District of Columbia found that average fees for funeral services ranged from $ to $1, For the least expensive service arrailable, the commission said, consumers.

paid between $ and Quite the opposite. This survey, conducted by Funeral Consumers Alliance and the Consumer Federation of America, reveals SCI’s median prices are significantly higher than independently owned funeral homes.

We surveyed the prices of independent funeral homes in. Defendant B. Henry Funeral Chapel, Inc. ("BKH") is a District of Columbia corporation with its principal place of business located within the District of Columbia at H Street, N.E., Washington, D.C.

In connection with the matters alleged herein, Defendant BKH is located in or transacts business in this District. Price Survey of Columbia Area Funeral Homes, The survey shown below was prepared from data collected from 27 funeral homes and/or cremation services serving the Greater Columbia Metropolitan Area.

Under regulations adopted by the Federal Trade Commission inand revised in. Jan 14,  · funeral homes charge a wide range of prices, but most fail to disclose these prices adequately (or even at all), according to a new national survey Funeral Consumers Alliance and Consumer Federation of America Call on the FTC to Update Antiquated Disclosure Rules.

The General Price List. The General PriceList (GPL) is the key stone of the Funeral Rule. It must contain identifying information, itemized prices for the various goods and services that you sell, and other important vintage-memorabilia.com GPL enables consumers to comparison shop and to purchase, on an itemized basis, only the goods and services they want.

The Funeral Rule, enforced by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), makes it possible for you to choose only those goods and services you want or need and to pay only for those you select, whether you are making arrangements when a death occurs or in advance.

The official website of the Federal Trade Commission, protecting America’s consumers for over years. The average funeral cost in America is $7, for a funeral and burial and $6, on average for a full cremation service, according to National Funeral Directors Association, but funeral prices can vary a great deal depending on the specific services needed.

Investigators working undercover in nine states and the District of Columbia found significant violations of Federal Trade Commission consumer protection rules at 52 of funeral.

Oct 15,  · The survey revealed significant price differences – for example, from $2, to $13, for a full-service funeral — and the failure of most funeral homes to disclose their prices adequately: Only 38 of the homes (25%) fully disclosed prices on their websites, while The official website of the Federal Trade Commission, protecting America’s consumers for over years.

Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book Report Categories |. Mar 07,  · “Between now andconsumers will likely spend at least $50 billion on funeral services.

Greater price transparency is absolutely vital.” Among the homes surveyed, Dignity Memorial outlets charged a median price of $2, for a simple cremation, 72 percent more than the independent funeral businesses.

When the FTC wants to know whether funeral homes are following the Funeral Rule and giving people the required price information about funeral products and services, it sends undercover investigators into funeral.

The FTC Funeral Rule. The FTC enforces the Funeral Rule, which makes it. possible for you to choose only the goods and services you want or need and pay only for those you select, whether you are making arrangements when a death occurs or pre-need.

The Rule allows you to compare prices among funeral homes. The Rule does not apply to third-party. Federal Trade Commission ‘Funeral Law’ conducts Undercover Investigations The ‘Funeral Law’ is a federal law that protects consumers.

The Funeral Industry needed to be governed by trade laws just like any other retail industry, as funeral homes can take advantage of consumers and exploit them. Complying with the Funeral Rule; View PDF (1 MB) Complying with the Funeral Rule.

April Topic: itemized price information and various other disclosures about funeral products and services. This brochure outlines their responsibilities under the law. About vintage-memorabilia.com Apr 07,  · In a telephone survey of 60 funeral homes, the prices quoted for the cheapest coffin ranged from $70 to $ Thirty‐four of the 60 were willing to discuss total minimum charges for a funeral including a coffin but excluding extras such as flowers, clergy.

provider, comply with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) Funeral Rule. The Funeral Rule went into effect on April 30, The Commission revised the Rule early in ; revisions became effective later that year.

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