ICYMI | Watch Tom Randall’s pre-recorded Integrity LTC Direct Referral Program intro

Have The LTCi Conversation Without The Stress Of Certification Watch the intro video ▼▼▼▼▼ We’re pleased to introduce a brand new Longevity Planning Referral Program in collaboration with Integrity Marketing Group’s Long-Term Care insurance branch. The Referral Program is EASY. You don’t have to become a Longevity Planning Specialist: no hassling with carrier contracts, producer certifications or DOI appointments.       For more info Visit IntegrityLTCDirect.com Download Referral Program Brochure           Questions or help registering? Call the GoldenCare Marketing Team at 800-842-7799! Don’t forget to subscribe to our News Digest for all the latest announcements
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Special Invitation! 2020 Industry Updates Featuring Steve Moses

  Join us for an exciting Industry Updates presentation!     Questions? Call the GoldenCare Marketing Team at 800-842-7799! Don’t forget to subscribe to our News Digest for all the latest announcements from the Top Carriers! Check out GoldenCare News     For producer use only. Not for use with the general public.  
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

“Americans Worry More Now About Their Long-Term Care Plans and Prioritize Staying At Home”

-t “Americans Worry More Now About Their Long-Term Care Plans and Prioritize Staying At Home,” by Nationwide Retirement Institute, Advisor Magazine   Quote: “The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Americans mentally, physically, and financially, and as such, has caused many to reexamine the importance of prioritizing long-term care. The vast majority of Americans (87%) believe it’s more important than ever for people to stay at home for long-term care, as well as have a plan for long-term care (85%) and have long-term care insurance (81%) as COVID-19 has raised concerns about the safety of nursing homes.” Help your clients make smart decisions
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Categories: Clippings and Industry News.

“HC2 Gets Offer for Long-Term Care Insurance Business”

-t “HC2 Gets Offer for Long-Term Care Insurance Business,” by Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor   Quote: “Michael Gorzynski — an investor who owns a 6.6% stake in HC2 Holdings Inc., has a seat on the HC2 board and who serves as the chairman of HC2′s Continental General Insurance Company unit — is trying to acquire the Continental insurance business from HC2. … Although Continental has blocks of life and annuity business as well as blocks of LTCI business, it’s best known for its LTCI business, because it has been one of the few companies making deals for blocks of LTCI business.”
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Categories: Clippings and Industry News.

““The Coming Crisis For The Medicare Trust Fund,” by David Muhlestein, Health Affairs”

“The Coming Crisis For The Medicare Trust Fund,” by David Muhlestein, Health Affairs   Quote: “The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) now projects that the trust fund will be exhausted in 2024, a little more than three years from now, which is the nearest the fund has come to exhaustion in the 55 years of its existence. … If the trust fund is exhausted, no law dictates what will happen, but the Social Security Act (which governs Medicare) does not authorize the government to use general revenues to fund the deficit, so Medicare will only be able to make payments based on money it
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Categories: Clippings and Industry News.

“Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries Log Almost 30% Fewer SNF Days Than Traditional Medicare”

  “Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries Log Almost 30% Fewer SNF Days Than Traditional Medicare,” by Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News     Quote: “A new report comparing health outcomes for beneficiaries of Medicare Advantage (MA) and those on traditional fee-for-service Medicare put hard numbers to the differences in skilled nursing facility stays between the two groups. The findings show that MA beneficiaries spend far fewer days in SNFs than those covered by traditional Medicare. Specifically, SNF stays were 29% lower per 1,000 MA members, compared with those enrolled in traditional fee-for-service Medicare. … BMA is an organization that supports MA with
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Categories: Clippings and Industry News.

“GE Puts SEC Long-Term Care Insurance Probe Behind It”

  “GE Puts SEC Long-Term Care Insurance Probe Behind It,” by Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor      Quote: “General Electric Company is moving to resolve a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigation over what the company did with bad news. GE has agreed to pay a $200 million penalty to the SEC and to give the agency regular reports, for one year, on efforts to improve accounting and disclosure controls, officials said. The investigation involved what GE said about earnings at its GE Power business, and how the company handled deteriorating forecasts about the future performance of its long-term care insurance (LTCI) reinsurance
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Categories: Clippings and Industry News.

Holiday Video Greetings Inside!

At the end an unprecedented year, it’s important to take time to enjoy family, friends and some downtime. There’s nothing like the holiday season to remind us what’s important and help us recharge for the new year ahead. Happy Holidays to you and your family! Enjoy these personal video greetings from your Sales Team:       Holiday Video Greetings Inside!   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

We Believe in Long-Term Care Insurance

We sold our first long-term care insurance policy in 1987, and since then, Mutual of Omaha has paid over $1.1 billion in benefits to our policyholders. We are committed to providing solutions that will meet the long-term care needs of your clients and prospects, and to offering you the tools and resources that make it easy to do business with us. Mutual of Omaha continues to invest resources into growing and refining our LTCi business and is proud to offer you the following: Product Solutions — When it comes to long-term care insurance, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution. Every client
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Union Security Rate Adjustment – West Virginia

Medicare Supplement Rate Adjustment in West Virginia The following rate adjustments are effective February 1, 2021 for new and in-force business in West Virginia: Lumico Rate Adjustment State Plan A Plan F Plan G Plan N West Virginia 4.0% 4.0% 4.0% 0.0%   Applications signed on or before December 31, 2020 will receive the current rates. Application signed on January 1, 2021, or later, will receive the new 2-1-21 rates. Applications re-dated on or after January 1, 2021 will receive the new 2-1-21 rates. Click to download the new West Virginia Outline of Coverage   Marketing Materials: For your convenience,
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Union Security.