New Email Notifications for Clients on Direct Bill

Beginning Thursday, December 13th, we will begin sending email notifications when a renewal premium is due for individual life and individual health customers on direct bill. There are three separate emails the customer may receive when the premium is due: An email notification 10 days prior to the premium due date. A reminder email notification 10 days after the premium due date. This reminder will only be sent if the payment has not been received. A final ‘Act Now’ email notification will be sent 5 days prior to the grace period ending. This final notification will only be sent if
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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).

Mutual Ranked Best in Customer Service for DI Insurance

A recent issue of Newsweek recognized several categories of America’s Best Customer Service 2019. They received feedback from more than 20,000 consumers. In the insurance category, under Disability Insurance, Mutual of Omaha ranked second for quality of communication, technical competence, range of services, customer focus and accessibility. This is great news for your clients who want to protect their most valuable asset…their income. At Mutual of Omaha, we appreciate our customers and treat them right. For more information on our DI products, click here.   If you have any questions, please contact Mutual of Omaha’s Sales Support at (800) 693-6083
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

REMINDER: Omaha 2018 Holiday Closings and End-of-Year Pay Dates

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates (United of Omaha, Companion Life Insurance Company, and United World) will be closed on the following days: Christmas Eve: Monday, December 24, 2018 Christmas Day: Tuesday, December 25, 2018 New Year’s Eve: Monday, December 31, 2018 New Year’s Day: Tuesday, January 1, 2019 From everyone at Mutual of Omaha, we wish you happy holidays and safe travels!   The past pay cutoff in 2018 is December 28 for Life and December 27 for Health. This is the last pay cycle to be paid in 2018. Holiday Date Holiday Observed Life Cutoff (New issues &
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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).

DI Success Tips-Common Medical Conditions

When your client has a medical condition, it does not necessarily mean they won’t be considered for Disability Income Insurance. Here are some common medical conditions that can still be covered. Hypertension — this is something you may encounter often. Your client may be issued coverage if they have condition well controlled and are diligent about medical follow-ups. Diabetes — this will require a medical records review. If your client is well-controlled with an A1c of 7.0 or less, on one oral medication, does not have high blood pressure and is at a healthy weight, they should be issued coverage.
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Policy Delivery Receipt Requirement Reminder (Disability)

As a reminder, a signed delivery receipt is required for all Priority Income Protection (PIP) and Disability Income Choice policies issued in Louisiana, South Dakota and West Virginia. The delivery receipt is included within the policy package and must be signed and returned to the home office within the 30 day delivery period. If the policy was mailed to the agent and we do not receive a delivery receipt within 30 days, we will automatically send a policy and a delivery receipt directly to the customer.   Policy Delivery Receipt Requirement Reminder   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

New Amazon Connect Experience for Individual Service and Claims

We are excited to announce that we will deploy a new contact experience leveraging Amazon Connect in our Individual Life and Health Operations and Individual Life and Cancer/Hospital Claims call centers the evening of Wednesday, November 28th. When customers or agents place a call to these call centers starting Thursday, November 29, 2018, they will hear the new Amazon Connect experience. The number they call in to will not change, only the experience will change. We encourage you to share this information with your customers.   Here’s How it Works: The New Call Flow Experience document depicts the new call
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Categories: Critical Illness, Dental, Disability Income Insurance, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Mutual of Omaha’s Mobile Quote App

Don’t forget – you can quickly and easy access pricing for a variety of Mutual of Omaha’s insurance products using the Mobile Quote tool. Quickly run quotes for your clients whenever, wherever with Omaha’s easy-to-use mobile app, available Android and Apple devices. Plus, it allows you to customize the product view to product you sell. DOWNLOAD THE APP TODAY      >      Requires iOS10 or Android 4.4 and up.   CURRENTLY AVAILABLE: >  Children’s Whole Life >  Critical Advantage >  Dental >  Guaranteed ADvantage >  Guaranteed Universal Life >  Guaranteed Universal Life Express >  Living Promise >  Long-Term Care Insurance >  Medicare Supplement > 
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Categories: Critical Illness, Dental, Disability Income Insurance, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Omaha 2018 End-of-Year Pay Schedule

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates (United of Omaha, Companion Life Insurance Company, and United World) will be closed on the following days: Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 22, 2018 Day After Thanksgiving: Friday, November 23, 2018 Christmas Eve: Monday, December 24, 2018 Christmas Day: Tuesday, December 25, 2018 New Year’s Eve: Monday, December 31, 2018 New Year’s Day: Tuesday, January 1, 2019 The past pay cutoff in 2018 is December 28 for Life and December 27 for Health. This is the last pay cycle to be paid in 2018. Holiday Date Holiday Observed Life Cutoff (New issues & renewals) Check Distribution
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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).

Disability Insurance Made Easy

One objection you may get from clients on DI coverage is that the process is too complicated. Introduce these clients to Priority Income Protection®. Priority Income Protection® is DI made easy. It’s a straight forward product with no riders, occupation classes, medical exams or financial document needed. Coverage is usually issued in days and there is even an e-App you can use to get a quote and submit an app. You can see the other great advantages to PIP by clicking here. If you have any questions, please contact Mutual of Omaha’s Sales Support at (800) 693-6083 or sales.support@mutualofomaha.com.  
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

DI Choice Lets You Target Your Market

Whether you want to reach Chiropractors or Mechanics, we can help you target the groups you want. The DI Choice occupation specific postcard lets you reach a variety of occupations. Some of the occupations include: Chiropractors Nurses Truck drivers Office administrators Teachers Each postcard has specialized language relating to the occupation but all convey the need for DI coverage. This is just a sample of the occupations that are available. To see all, click here or head to Sales Professional Access (SPA). The postcard can also be ordered through your normal ordering channels. May not be available in all states.
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).