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Archive January 2024

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News You Can Use: January 24, 2024

This week we reminded members of the nearing Jan. 31 deadline for the online filing of Annual Preneed Reports. Also in this issue, we announced the first OSHA training session will be held Feb. 8, reported that deceased donor organ donations hit a record high in Massachusetts in 2023, announced a change to the UMass Memorial Health-Worcester autopsy service, and continued presenting information on MAVRIC, the new electronic death reporting system set to go live in April.

 

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News You Can Use: January 17 2024

This week we presented the 2023 Year in Review, a compilation of stories that were included in the Inside Editions sent in 2023. Also in this issue, we announced that North Shore Community College was holding an information session on Feb. 22.

 

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News You Can Use: January 10, 2024

This week we reminded directors that preneed reports must be filed online by January 31. Also in this issue, we explained the traditional insurance policy and the preneed annual report; previewed the Massachusetts legislative session for 2024; provided MAVRIC information on logins, training, and accessibility by any devices; reported on the new OSHA reporting rule; announcement from Cape Cod Community College; and reminded members to renew music licenses for 2024.

 

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News You Can Use: January 3, 2024

This week we reminded funeral directors that the 2023 annual preneed report submissions must be made online. Also in this issue, we presented “Internal Communications” as the weekly get-to-know MAVRIC tip in preparation for its expected launch in April, provided information on MAVRIC's possible paper procedures if the system goes down, and provided information on MAVRIC training opportunities. 

 

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