Independence Day Office Closing

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates (United of Omaha, Companion Life Insurance Company, United World) will be closed on Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th for Independence Day. Below are the cut-off dates and times and the adjusted pay schedules. Holiday Pay Calculation Schedule Med Supp E-App & All Life Cutoff 3:00 PM Health Cutoff (excluding LTC) 3:00 PM Long Term Care Cutoff 3:00 PM Direct Deposit (EFT) Available Independence Day, Monday 7/3/2017 & Tuesday 7/4/2017 Friday 6/30/2017 Friday 6/30/2017 Wednesday 6/28/2017 Thursday 6/29/2017 Monday 7/3/2017 Weekly and holiday pay schedules are also available on the Sales Professional Access
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Categories: Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Our Strength is Showing

In today’s fast changing world, consumers want more information than ever about the companies they choose to do business with. They want to know how strong a company is and whether it has the longevity and stability to be there down the road. For more than a century, Mutual of Omaha has kept our promise to be here to pay our customers’ claims. To help your agents assure potential customers their decision to purchase a Mutual of Omaha policy is sound, we’ve updated our popular Strong, Stable, Secure brochure for 2017. Request your copies today. View the Brochure   #goldencareagent
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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).

Introducing the Marketing Solution Center

Stay in front of your agents with turnkey co-branded materials, tools and resources that promote our products on your behalf. It’s all on our Marketing Solution Center website. Start reaching out today with emails, banner ads, videos, etc. about our: Critical Advantage℠ portfolio’s cancer, heart attack/stroke insurance Medicare supplement insurance MutualCare® Solutions long-term care insurance Priority Income Protection® disability insurance Life insurance Before you begin, read this flyer for details and helpful ideas. Visit the Marketing Solution Center   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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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).

Priority Income Protection® – FL e-quote / e-app

Priority Income Protection® was approved in FL on May 1, 2017. However, the release date of the e-quote / e-app submission tool available on Sales Professional Access (SPA), has been delayed until May 22, 2017. You are still able to run a quick quote on the mobile quote app and there is a rate sheet available in forms and materials. Paper applications may be submitted at this time. If you still need to download the mobile quote app, it requires iOS7 or Android 4.0 and higher. In the app store, search for Mutual of Omaha Quotes for Sales Professionals. If
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Florida Approves Priority Income Protection®

Florida is approved to sell Priority Income Protection as of May 1, 2017. The e-App will be available on May 5. Priority Income Protection℠ helps you serve your middle income clients who need to protect their most important asset — their paycheck. Advantages of PIP: Simple product, easy to understand (no riders) Affordable, clients choose their benefit amount up to $4,000 Convenient, easy quote and e-App with knock-out questions, no medical exams or financial documentation required Fast protection, coverage is issued in just a few days No occupation classes Predictable, coverage is issued as applied for (no exclusions, rate-ups) For
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Increased Benefit Amount for Priority Income Protection

On March 1, 2017, the maximum monthly benefit amount for Priority Income Protection will be increased from $2,000 to $4,000. This is great news for your clients who need basic disability income coverage. Priority Income Protection will pay your clients a monthly benefit after a 30-day accident/90-day illness waiting period has been satisfied. They have the option to select a benefit period of 12, 24 or 36 months. And it’s easy to apply. Just a few health questions and no medical exam required. For more information, visit the Priority Income Protection page on Sales Professional Access. (log-in required). If you
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Priority Income Protection State Release

The following states are approved to sell Priority Income Protection as of March 1, 2017: CT, DC, DE, MT, ND, and SD. Priority Income Protection℠ helps you serve your middle income clients who have no current income protection and simply need basic coverage. The policy can also supplement existing group coverage to help clients complete their protection needs. Simple product, easy to understand (no riders) Affordable, clients choose their benefit amount and period to help fit cost to their budget Convenient, easy quote and e-App with knock-out questions, no medical exams or financial documentation required Fast protection, coverage is issued
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Avoiding Common DI Application Mistakes

Small things can make a big difference. That’s certainly the case when it comes to saving time and effort in getting your DI business issued. Avoid five common mistakes and see how good application habits can help get your clients protected faster. Click Here, or on the image above, to view the video. #goldencareagent #MutualOfOmaha
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

“Dementia more common in people who live near highways,” by Lois A. Bowers, McKnight’s Senior Living

“People who live near major state or interstate highways have a greater risk of developing dementia than those who live farther away, according to a study of 6.6 million people published Jan. 4 by The Lancet.  …  The researchers also looked into whether traffic exposure was related to the development of Parkinson’s disease or multiple sclerosis but found no link.” LTC Comment (from Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform): A new field underwriting standard?   Dementia more common in people who live near highways #goldencareagent
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

“2017 health, disability and LTCI planner,” by Allison Bell, LifeHealthPRO

“The following 2017 planner was prepared to give you an idea of what’s coming up in Congress, federal agencies, public company reporting, health insurance regulation, data releases, and trade and professional groups that might affect agents, advisors and their clients.” LTC Comment (from Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform): This is a useful planner to check so you don’t accidentally book yourself away on vacation during an important professional conference … as I did once.   2017 health, disability and LTCI planner #goldencareagent
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Medicare Supp./Adv..