How to Use DI in the Business Setting

Several American workers are employed by small business owners who understand the hard work is what it takes to keep their doors open. But many small business owners fail to understand how difficult it would be to stay operational if the owner was disabled and couldn’t work. That’s where you come in. It’s your role to help them understand the consequences a disability could have on the business they’ve worked hard to make succeed. You may hear objections like “I don’t need to be there – my business runs itself” or “My employees would be able to keep things going
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Who Buys Disability Income Insurance from Mutual of Omaha?

Our disability income insurance is designed for the middle market, it’s the perfect product to boost your cross-selling efforts, help you gain referrals and build a more robust client base. DI completes your clients’ financial protection plan. Customers who buy disability income insurance from us are identified as: Having an income between $40,000-$150,000 30-50 year olds Risk adverse Having something to protect Recently married New parents Family oriented Homeowners Self-employed Business owners Single-parent families The best part about finding people to talk to about DI is that you don’t need to look far. Almost everyone you interact with daily fits
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Reminder: End of Year Pay Schedule

As the holiday season quickly approaches, it’s easy to forget important dates with all the hustle and bustle. Don’t forget to mark our end of year pay dates in your calendar. Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates (United of Omaha and United World) will be closed on the following days: Christmas: Wednesday, December 25, 2019 New Year’s Day: Wednesday, January 1, 2020 The past pay cutoff in 2019 for Life is December 30 and for Health is December 27. This is the last pay cycle to be paid in 2019. Life Cutoff Dates Holiday Date Holiday Observed Cutoff – New
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Categories: Critical Illness, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Wrapping Up 2019: A Note from Steve Pike

A Note from Steve Pike It’s been a great year! Together, we’re fulfilling our shared mission to help people protect their families, their finances and their futures with long-term care insurance. Looking ahead to 2020, we remain committed to providing the products, services and support you and your agents need. Please accept our sincere thanks for the LTC business you placed with us in 2019. We look forward to helping you grow sales in the coming year. Have a safe and happy holiday season! Steve Pike National Sales Director – LTC, DI, CI   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha #stevepike #longtermcare
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Categories: Critical Illness, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Email Submission for Paper Applications

Sending a fax can be time-consuming and frustrating, that’s why we are pleased to announce paper applications can now be submitted via email. This update is effective immediately and available for all Life products and Health products, excluding Medicare Supplement, Medicare Advantage, Prescription Drug Plans and Long Term Care. While this new capability will streamline the submission process there are some very important steps to follow in order to make sure applications are being submitted correctly and securely. Please ensure you follow this guide when submitting new business and additional requirements via email. Thank you for your business and if
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Categories: Critical Illness, Dental, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Real Win– Why Choose Mutual of Omaha for DI?

Planning for the Unexpected Margaret, a married 30-year-old female, lives in the Midwest. In her profession as a nurse practitioner she sees individuals becoming sick and injured daily and knows why having an income protection plan is important. Her employer does not currently offer any disability benefits to their employees, so she began to research individual coverage for herself. As a member of the medical field, she was aware of the statistics with disabilities among those in her profession and knew that this plan was important to have for her and her family should an unexpected life event happen. During
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Oklahoma Now a Pre-Appointment State

Effective November 1, 2019, the state of Oklahoma updated their state regulations to move Oklahoma to a pre-appointment state. This means that if you are writing business in the state of Oklahoma you will be required to have an effective appointment prior to taking an application. All producers currently in the Mutual of Omaha system with a Just-In-Time Oklahoma appointment will be placed in an effective status as of 11/1/2019. All future triggered appointments will be placed in an effective status to meet this regulation change.   If you have questions, please contact Mutual of Omaha’s Producer Services Team at
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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).

Thanksgiving Office Closing

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates (United of Omaha and United World) will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, for the Thanksgiving holiday.   Thanksgiving Office Closing   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha #thanksgiving
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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).

Disability Income Insurance Sales Update

There will be upcoming changes to certain Mutual of Omaha’s Disability Income products in December that will affect Massachusetts and Wyoming only. Due to state regulation changes we are suspending Disability Income Insurance sales in MA and WY. Any applications from these DI products signed after the dates shown below will not be accepted. Impacted DI applications in MA and WY must be processed by December 31, 2019. STATE PRODUCT NAME POLICY NUMBER EFFECTIVE DATE MA DI Choice DI Choice at Work D81, D82, D83, 150BE D81M, D82M 12.2.19 WY DI Choice DI Choice at Work D81, D82, D83, 150BE
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Phone Health Interview (PHI) Hours

This past Spring we extended our client phone interview hours to give your clients more flexibility to complete their health interview. Our client interview team, (800) 775-3000, stays open 1-hour longer Monday-Thursday and is also open on Saturdays. Let your clients know they can call us later in the evening or even on a Saturday – whatever works best for their schedule. Operating Hours (Effective 3/4/19) Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.(CST) Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (CST) Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (CST)   If you have questions, please contact your Sales Director or Account
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Categories: Critical Illness, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).