New Burial/Cremation Plans in Massachusetts

On average, a full-service burial costs $12,551 and cremation costs $7,611…

…or just a small fixed monthly payment.

w/ Viewing
w/ Viewing
w/ Burial
Funeral Services$6,216$6,216$4,364
Casket (rental)$750
Cremation Fee$350$350
Opening and Closing$500$150
Source: National Funeral Directors Association adjusted for the State of Massachusetts

See the average cost of a full service burial or cremation in other US States

You can start you planning with this Sample List of the Funeral Expenses that will help you adjust your ceremony to your budget, and find economic alternatives.

You can request an estimated price list from a Funeral Home Nearby

The new burial/cremation plans are non-medical, designed for seniors on a fixed income like social security, disability or a small pension.

The main features of the new burial/cremation plans are:

  • Small fixed payments that fit in the budget
  • Fixed benefit, guaranteed to stay in force until delivered
  • Quick health assessment by phone or online
  • Support from friendly licensed agents by phone
  • Simple and safe application by phone
  • Immediate approval while on the phone
  • Full coverage starts on day 1 (most applications)
  • Coverages from $3,000 to $40,000
  • Expedited claims

You have many options. Let’s help you pick the best for your health and budget.

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How your health today affects your rates.

Along with your age, your health today affects how low your payments can be. Try to apply before any of the following:

  • A new or worsening health condition
  • Your doctor increases a dosage or prescribes a new medication
  • Your doctor requests a medical exam
  • Your doctor recommends a surgery
  • You feel any of the symptoms of COVID-19

The average cost of funeral services

Nondeclinable basic services fee$2,843$2,843
Removal/transfer of remains to funeral home$453$453
Other preparation of the body$330
Use of facilities/staff for viewing$550
Use of facilities/staff for funeral ceremony$648$648
Service car/van$194$194
Printed materials (basic memorial package)$227$227
Source: National Funeral Directors Association adjusted for the State of Massachusetts

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Our experienced licensed field underwriters can qualify you after a quick health assessment over the phone. We have consolidated all carriers together and created a simplified guideline that illustrates the best scenario of how your health condition may affect your rate class: your life insurance premium and the wait time for full-coverage.

Health ConditionRate Class
Atrial FibrillationPreferred
Bi-Polar DisorderPreferred
Blood ClotsPreferred
Cancer (more than 2 years)Preferred
Cancer (less than 2 years)Graded II
Cancer (active)Guaranteed Acceptance
Congestive Heart FailureGraded II
Chronic BronchitisPreferred
COPD (mild)Preferred
COPD SevereGraded II
Cystic FibrosisPreferred
Defibrillator (more than 2 years) Preferred
Defibrillator (less than 2 years)Graded
DementiaGuaranteed Acceptance
Diabetes with no complicationsPreferred
Diabetic Coma (more than 2 years)Preferred
Diabetic Coma (less than 2 years)Graded II
Diabetes (insulin before 25 years old)Graded II
Diabetes (insulin after 25 years old)Preferred
DialysisGuaranteed Acceptance
Drug or Alcohol Abuse (18 Months)Preferred
DUI/Reckeless DrivingPreferred
Heart Attack (more than 2 years)Preferred
Heart Attack (less than 2 years)Graded
Hepatitis (not cured)Graded
Hepatitis (cured more than 2 years)Preferred
High Blood PressurePreferred
HIV or AIDSGuaranteed Acceptance
Multiple SclerosisPreferred
Nicotine products (except for cigarettes)Non-Smoking
Oxygen (24 hours)Guaranteed Acceptance
Oxygen (less than 24 hours)Graded
Pacemaker (more than 2 years)Preferred
Pacemaker (less than 2 years)Graded
Parkinson’s DiseasePreferred
Sleep Apnea (with oxygen or not)Preferred
Stroke (more than 2 years)Preferred
Stroke (less than 2 years)Graded
TIA-Trans Ischemic AttackPreferred

For a more comprehensive list of health conditions please check How your health today affects your Funeral Insurance rates.

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