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2024 District Meetings
07/15/2024

2024 District Meetings

Registration coming soon!

July Crash Review
07/15/2024

July Crash Review

Registration is almost full!

OSHA Webinars
07/15/2024

OSHA Webinars

August 9, 16, 23

Happy Birthday to Martha Conkle!
07/10/2024

Happy Birthday to Martha Conkle!

Martha will turn 101 on Friday, July 12th

MasterChoice Rate of Return
07/09/2024

MasterChoice Rate of Return

As of 6/30/2024

Certified Celebrant Training
07/02/2024

Certified Celebrant Training

August 6-8, 2024

ONLY 10 SPOTS AVAILABLE \ HOTEL CUTOFF IS JULY 9! Hosted by IFDA, OFDA and FDAofKY

IFDA Office Closed July 4 & 5
07/01/2024

IFDA Office Closed July 4 & 5

In observance of Independence Day

Medicaid Allowances Increased
07/01/2024

Medicaid Allowances Increased

July 1, 2024

Independence Day - July 4, 2024
06/25/2024

Independence Day - July 4, 2024

Fly Flags at Full-Staff

The annual transition of IFDA leadership
06/07/2024

The annual transition of IFDA leadership

Incoming President Colin Yoder & Immediate Past President Scott Smith

IFDA FREE Webinar Ends July 3, 2024 at midnight!
06/05/2024

IFDA FREE Webinar Ends July 3, 2024 at midnight!

The Right Way of Death

You must watch this webinar individually (i.e. each registrant must follow the link in the confirmation registration email and log in).

Ascension Cyber Attack
05/16/2024

Ascension Cyber Attack

What that means for death certificates

Welcome Lori Sheeler, CFSP
05/16/2024

Welcome Lori Sheeler, CFSP

New District 7 Director

REMINDER: IFDA Medicaid Legislation Became Law July 1!
04/22/2024

REMINDER: IFDA Medicaid Legislation Became Law July 1!

On Wednesday April 20, 2023, Governor Eric Holcomb signed into law IFDA-authored Senate Bill 373 which provides a statutory increase to the amount of outside contributions a funeral home and cemetery can accept when caring for a decedent who qualifies for Medicaid-approved funeral/burial assistance.

Unclaimed Veterans' Remains
03/28/2024

Unclaimed Veterans' Remains

Did you know that through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Regional Offices nationwide the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) can assist coroners, medical examiners, and funeral industry partners with the burial of unclaimed remains of Veterans?

Solar Eclipse April 8, 2024
03/12/2024

Solar Eclipse April 8, 2024

Be sure to check with your local government offices and tourism bureaus for closures and notices!

Bariatric Autopsy/Embalming Table For Sale
03/07/2024

Bariatric Autopsy/Embalming Table For Sale

Mortech model 6900009

SCAM ALERT!!
02/28/2024

SCAM ALERT!!

If you get a similarly worded email - block it/junk it/spam it!

Latest News
02/07/2024

Latest News

Be sure to follow IFDA on Facebok, on the App and check our website regularly!

Credit Card Surcharge
02/02/2024

Credit Card Surcharge

Many of you have contacted our office regarding the legality of credit card transactions fees. Indiana does allow these charges.

39 Funeral Homes Violate Rule on Upfront Pricing, Feds Say
02/02/2024

39 Funeral Homes Violate Rule on Upfront Pricing, Feds Say

Funeral homes are required to provide upfront pricing over the telephone.

Army Military Honors Request Form
01/31/2024

Army Military Honors Request Form

New request form and email address

2024 Statehouse Luncheon
01/24/2024

2024 Statehouse Luncheon

January 24, 2024

Updated MasterChoice Claim Form
01/17/2024

Updated MasterChoice Claim Form

Just a reminder to use the updated MasterChoice Form!

2024 Relevance Conference
01/12/2024

2024 Relevance Conference

February 20 & 22, 2024

2024 Consumer Protection Fund
01/01/2024

2024 Consumer Protection Fund

Payments suspended for 2024

2024 ICCFA Music and Webcasting licensing is now available!
12/20/2023

2024 ICCFA Music and Webcasting licensing is now available!

Open to any company in the cemetery and funeral service industry in the U.S

Vatican offers further guidance on handling cremains
12/20/2023

Vatican offers further guidance on handling cremains

Replying to a concern about "problems arising from the increasing number of people desiring to cremate the bodies of the deceased and scatter their ashes in nature," the Vatican Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith has upheld a rule mandating that the ashes of the deceased be preserved in a consecrated place. However, it also said family members could request a small part of the ashes be kept in a sacred place of significance for the deceased person.

iOS Update
11/21/2023

iOS Update

Do you have an iPhone? Read this important message!

2024 NFDA Music and Webcasting License
11/14/2023

2024 NFDA Music and Webcasting License

As a member of IFDA, you are eligible to get your music license and webcasting license through NFDA.

History of Veterans Day
11/09/2023

History of Veterans Day

November 11

Book of Facts
11/02/2023

Book of Facts

The Book of Facts are Being Hand delivered!

Please come on out to the CCMS, OFDA, IFDA & FDAK JOB FAIR
10/31/2023

Please come on out to the CCMS, OFDA, IFDA & FDAK JOB FAIR

November 1, 2023, 10:00am - 2:00pm at the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science

Indiana State Police Partners with DEA for 25th Drug Take Back Day
10/25/2023

Indiana State Police Partners with DEA for 25th Drug Take Back Day

On Saturday, October 28, 2023, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is sponsoring the 25th nationwide “Prescription Drug Take Back” initiative. The “Take Back” initiative seeks to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft through proper disposal of prescription drugs.

Welcome Jim Weldy as District 2 Director!
10/19/2023

Welcome Jim Weldy as District 2 Director!

Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home

Did you get audited and need to print your CE's?
09/06/2023

Did you get audited and need to print your CE's?

Read this for instructions on how to print your IFDA transcript (IPLA will accept our transcript instead of individual certificates).

FEMA COVID Funeral Assistance Available Until September 30, 2025
09/01/2023

FEMA COVID Funeral Assistance Available Until September 30, 2025

The COVID-19 incident period ended on May 11, 2023. FEMA will continue to provide funeral assistance until Sept. 30, 2025, to those who have lost loved ones due to this pandemic.

IFDA
07/25/2023

IFDA

Please note that IFDA does not have any approved third party affiliates that have our permission to contact you!

IFDA has an APP
01/26/2023

IFDA has an APP

IFDA at your fingertips!