Reminder: Now Conducting Virtual Assessments for LTCi

Throughout the pandemic, Mutual of Omaha has been evaluating our underwriting and new business practices in efforts to support business continuity, deliver a high level of service and maintain our financial strength. As a result, your LTC Underwriting team is temporarily completing virtual assessments for applicants age 65 and over with favorable medical records. Virtual assessment qualification parameters will be based on underwriter discretion. Minimum requirements for consideration: Applicants age 65 and over with favorable medical records. * Applicants with any blood pressure, build and mobility concerns will not qualify for a virtual assessment. What is required to successfully complete
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Categories: COVID-19, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

View our Webinars Anytime!

We want to take a moment to thank all of those who are able to attend one or all of our first quarter webinars. We’re committed to helping you grow your disability income insurance sales with Mutual Income Solutions. This product will help your clients understand that disability income insurance is affordable coverage that helps replace the loss of an income. Did you miss one or all of our webinars? No worries, we have all of our webinars available for playback. In January, we talked about the need for income protection. When your clients may not realize that their income
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare Solutions – Omaha Family of Companies

Medicare Supplement: Upcoming Rate Adjustments View upcoming rate adjustments in Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, Louisiana, South Dakota.   The Tool You Need Save time and submit Medicare supplement business using our convenient e-Application.   2021 Medicare Solutions Education Series- Spotlight on Plan N View the Medicare supplement March webinar “Plan N Solution.”   Avoiding Delays in Processing Medicare Supplement Applications Learn how you can avoid processing delays, when submitting Med supp applications.   Dental: Lower Dental Rates in Virginia New dental rates and multi-policy discount approved in Virginia.   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Dental, Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Ease Your Client’s Worries with Living Promise

Living Promise Whole Life Insurance is designed to help provide affordable protection that pays benefits directly to the person you choose to take care of your outstanding medical bills, unexpected expenses or debt that you may leave behind. Leaving you with nothing to worry about when you’re gone. Product Features Competitive premiums Simplified underwriting — no medical exam, coverage is based on answers to a few simple health questions Two coverage choices: Level Benefit Plan Policy issue ages: 45 – 85 Benefit amounts: $2,000 – $40,000 (in WA, $5,000 – $40,000) Accelerated Death Benefit for Terminal Illness or Nursing Home
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

United of Omaha Children’s Whole Life Reprice

Effective April 1, 2021, we will be implementing rate adjustments to Children’s Whole Life. While we will be making small rate increases, Children’s Whole Life will remain an affordable and competitive express policy that allows clients to lock in low premiums and future insurability throughout the lifetime of their child or grandchild. Transition Rules The new Children’s Whole Life pricing will go into effect April 1, 2021 in all states. Applications signed prior to April 1, 2021 will receive the old pricing, regardless of the policy effective date. Applications signed on or after April 1, 2021 will receive the new
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Thrivent LTC Updates

e-App Enhancements and DOI opt-out On March 27, 2021, Thrivent will go live with a few enhancements to the LTC e-App: A prompt to collect physician information on the Preliminary Declaration of Insurability screen will now occur when choosing NOT to complete (opting out of) the Declaration of Insurability in eApp. This requirement allows Thrivent to order medical records where required for age protocol on receipt of the application, rather than having to wait until the applicant can schedule and complete the tele-DOI. A question was added to the Proposed Insured screen: Does spouse/partner/family member have a long-term care or
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Thrivent.

Thrivent will be closed on Friday

Closed Friday, 4/2 For The Holiday Weekend Thrivent Financial will be closed on Friday, April 2, 2021 for the holiday weekend. The office will reopen Monday, April 5th at 8:30 AM Central Time.     #goldencareagent #thrivent #ltc
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Thrivent.

Simplified Issue Life: Weekly Time Service Update

From the Desk of Marty Johnson First, and foremost, Mutual of Omaha would like to thank you for your business. We are very appreciative of the amount of business we have received, and continue to receive, due to your commitment and partnership. Due to unprecedented volumes of new business, our Simplified Issue Life Underwriting team is experiencing delays in time service. However, we remain committed to providing you the quality service you have come to expect. To accommodate this, we are increasing our staff and working overtime on nights and weekends to ensure your business is handled properly, and as
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Attention Agents Selling Heritage Plan Whole Life

Heritage Whole Life Update Social Security Drafting Information When selecting Social Security Drafting for GTL’s new Heritage Plan Whole Life Product, if approval date is after the selected draft option, please select an effective date for the policy to be the 1st of the following month in order to have the draft occur on the next expected Social Security payment date. Example 1 The client wants a July 1st effective date and a 2nd Wednesday drafting is requested. ► The first policy draft will occur on Wednesday, July 10th. Example 2 If the policy is effective July 15th and a
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Categories: Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, and Life Insurance.