Genworth: If you like Fast and Convenient, Check This Out

If you like Fast and Convenient, Check This Out. Get Delivered! Genworth now offers ePolicy Delivery as part of our eSuite of new business tools. ePolicy Delivery makes the sales experience even faster and more convenient for you and your clients! ePolicy Delivery reduces cycle times from policy approval to delivery from weeks to days so your clients get covered sooner and you get paid faster. Getting started is simple. Want more? Check it out or call Genworth’s internal sales desk at 800-354-6902   If you like Fast and Convenient, Check This Out   #goldencareagent #genworth
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Categories: Genworth, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

Exciting New Medicare Supplement Tool Available Today

All-New Medicare Supplement E-App with Point-of-Sale Underwriting tool Available 2/26/2018! We greatly value our agents and partners. Because of this, we always strive to make Sentinel Security Life a company that is easy and convenient to write business for along with providing great products we can be proud of. And now, doing business with us has never been easier! We are thrilled to offer a Medicare Supplement e-App that features underwriting decisions made at the point-of-sale for most applications! Designed to make the application process as simple and efficient as possible, the E-App combined with near-immediate underwriting will help avoid
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Sentinel Security Life.

Sentinel Medicare Supplement Launching In Additional States 2/26/18

Medicare Supplement Launching in KY, MD, and MS – Effective 2/26/18 Just in time for the launch of our new Med Supp e-App, we will be expanding our Medicare Supplement product into Kentucky, Maryland, and Mississippi on 2/26/18! Click on each of the links below to download the application packet or visit our Agent Portal to access any of the product forms.   Med Supp Application Packet – KY Med Supp Application Packet – MD Med Supp Application Packet – MS   #goldencareagent #sentinel
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Sentinel Security Life.

Coming Soon — New Format for Broker Compensation Statements

The Broker Compensation Statements will soon be available in Excel format as well as in the current PDF format you receive today. This change will enable you to use the Excel format in a manner that fits into your business needs. We are currently working on the final touches and will notify you when the new Excel format is available. Stay tuned!   Coming Soon — New Format for Broker Compensation Statements   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Critical Illness, Dental, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

U.S. Holiday Telephone Solicitation Ban for the Month of March 2018

Please be aware of the following U.S. holiday telephone solicitation ban for the month of March. On Friday, March 20, 2018: Louisiana prohibits unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of Good Friday U.S. Holiday Telephone Solicitation Ban for the Month of March 2018 #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

(Legacy) Rate Adjustments Effective May 1, 2018 – AZ, HI, OK

Long-Term Care insurance (LTCi) is a core product for Mutual of Omaha and we intend to remain a key player in this market for years to come. In order to fulfill this commitment, we actively monitor emerging industry trends as well as our own experience so we can make the adjustments necessary that will allow us to keep our promises to policyholders and remain competitive in the marketplace. For this reason, we will be implementing the following rate adjustments effective May 1, 2018: Block of Business Impacted States NHA, LTA, HCA, LT50 & NH50 Arizona, Hawaii, Oklahoma     For
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Categories: Long-Term Care and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Rate Adjustments Effective May 1, 2018 – HI

Long-Term Care insurance (LTCi) is a core product for Mutual of Omaha and we intend to remain a key player in this market for years to come. In order to fulfill this commitment, we actively monitor emerging industry trends as well as our own experience so we can make the adjustments necessary that will allow us to keep our promises to policyholders and remain competitive in the marketplace. For this reason, we will be implementing the following rate adjustments effective May 1, 2018: Block of Business Impacted States LTC04I Hawaii     For a complete rate history, see the state
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Categories: Long-Term Care and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Good News | New United World Med Supp Product Release

    New United World Med Supp Product Release Effective February 23, 2018, you may begin selling our new competitively-priced Medicare Supplement in Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska and West Virginia underwritten by United World Life Insurance Company, an affiliate of Mutual of Omaha. Besides the new low rates on our popular Plans F and G, we offer: Plans High Deductible F and Plan N A 12% household discount (7% in Illinois) Anniversary rating If you have an existing Omaha Medicare Supplement appointment in these states, no action is necessary. If you’re not yet appointed, get started now! New Med Supp Product Release Read Full Good News Article
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Kemper, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

“Michigan inching toward privatization of long-term care”

“Michigan inching toward privatization of long-term care,” by Kimberly Marselas, McKnight’s LTC News Quote: “Michigan is laying the groundwork to privatize its $2.8 billion Medicaid nursing home and long-term care services. A brief proposal included in the state’s 2017-2018 budget calls on the Department of Health and Human Services to ‘explore the implementation of a managed care long-term support service’ by July 1. … At least 22 states are exploring ways to integrate long-term care services into their Medicaid programs to reduce costs, increase services and improve quality, according to a report issued by the Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation.”
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Categories: Industry News and Long-Term Care.

“Managed Care Payments Continue to Squeeze Skilled Nursing Providers”

“Managed Care Payments Continue to Squeeze Skilled Nursing Providers,” by John Yedinak, Skilled Nursing News Quote: “As the shift to value-based payments and managed care grows, data shows that skilled nursing providers are seeing revenue per patient under these agreements slide as the patient mix increases. … While the rates providers are receiving from these types of contracts varies, most expect to take a 25% hit from what they would have received under traditional fee-for-service models, according to Marc Zimmet, managing director at Greystone and Zimmet Healthcare.” LTC Comment (from Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform): One more way
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Categories: Industry News and Long-Term Care.