You’re Invited | Easy to Sell Program that Fills Gaps in Your Client’s Medicare Coverage

Advantage Plus HIP Training With GTL’s Michael Gende Are you offering GTL’s Advantage Plus® Hospital Indemnity Insurance to all of your Medicare clients? If not, you’re missing an easy sale and leaving gaps in your clients’ Medicare coverage! GTL’s Michael Gende will provide basic product training and sales tips to help you start the conversation, position the product and close the sale. He’ll cover strategies for cross-selling, with a complimentary phone script to help you reconnect with AEP clients! Couple GTL’s fast, transparent claim processing with a 15 year track record of developing innovative hospital indemnity benefits, and it’s clear
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, and Industry News.

Good News | Updated 2021 Tax Deductible Limits Just Announced

Good News! New 2021 Tax Deductible Limits for LTCi Just Announced Increased tax deductible limits can be a significant benefit for those with tax-qualified long-term care insurance policies, according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. The following are the just-announced 2021 limits (2020 in brackets): Attained Age Before Close of Taxable Year 2021 Limit  (2020) 40 or less $450  ($430) More than 40 but not more than 50 $850  ($810) More than 50 but not more than 60 $1,690  ($1,630) More than 60 but not more than 70 $4,520  ($4,350) More than 70 $5,640  ($5,430) Click here for
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

GoldenCare Newsletter | November 23, 2020

Read Full GoldenCare Newsletter, November 23, 2020 Edition In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition From GoldenCare:   The GoldenCare Office will be closed Thurs, November 26th & Fri, November 27th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.     PROMO TIME! Perfect Portfolio Sales Incentives Now through December 31, 2020   Diversify your portfolio for greater sales success! Join us for product and sales live and prerecorded training.  Stay up-to-date on the latest products and sales strategies. Check back for our next exciting promotion! Guest Article: “70 percent of long-term care claims begin with home care,” by Joe Jancsurak, McKnight’s Senior Living Enjoy!   Compliance:
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, Long-Term Care, Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates), National Guardian Life, Securian, and Thrivent.

Long-Term Care Time Service Update

From the Desk of Allen Gregoire and Kathy Abbott On behalf of Mutual of Omaha, we want to first and foremost thank you for the amount of long-term care business we have been receiving here at the home office. We know this is due to your ongoing loyalty and partnership. We remain committed to providing the quality service you have come to expect, and our new business and underwriting teams are fully operational. However, due to high volumes of new business, our LTC underwriting and new business teams are experiencing delays in time service. In response, we have underwriters and
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Good News | CMS Announces 2021 Copay & Deductibles

Good News!   CMS Has Announced The 2021 Copay and Deductibles   The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced their 2021 Copay/Deductibles. Listed below are basic costs for people with Medicare.     2021 Copay/Deductibles     2020   2021 Part A Deductible $1,408 $1,484 Part B Deductible $198 $203   Part A Coinsurance     Days 61 — 90 $352 $371 Days 91 — 150  (Lifetime Reserve Days*) $704 $742   Skilled Nursing Home     Days 21 — 100 $176 $185.50   Standard Part B Monthly Premium   $144.60   $148.50     Click Here
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Medicare Supp./Adv..

2021 Tax Deductibility Limits

Long-term care insurance tax-deductible limits have just been increased offering seniors as much as $420 in additional deductible benefits according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. “Tax deductibility for those purchasing certain government-approved long-term care insurance is an incredible benefit,” explains Jesse Slome, director of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). “The tax deductibility becomes especially valuable in retirement when income decreases and health costs generally go up.” The Internal Revenue Service just announced the increased 2021 limits for tax deductibility of long-term care insurance premiums. According to IRS Revenue Procedure 2020-45, a couple age 70
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

GoldenCare Newsletter | November 9, 2020

Read Full GoldenCare Newsletter, November 9, 2020 Edition In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition   From GoldenCare: PROMO TIME! Perfect Portfolio Sales Incentives Now through December 31, 2020   Diversify your portfolio for greater sales success! Join us for product and sales live and prerecorded training.  Stay up-to-date on the latest products and sales strategies. Check back for our next exciting promotion! Guest Article: “LONG-TERM CARE AWARENESS MONTH – 2020 LOGOS,” by Jesse Slome, American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance Enjoy!   Compliance: Telephone Solicitation Bans for the Month of November 2020   Industry Updates: From Mutual of Omaha: Recipes for LTC
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Long-Term Care, Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates), Securian, and Thrivent.

Good News | Increase LTC Awareness With These Social Media Assets

Ready-To-Use LTC Social Media Assets Mutual of Omaha is making it easier than ever for your to initiate online discussion about Long-Term Care insurance. New compliance-approved, ready-to-use social media posts are now available. Agents are invited to post the content on their social media pages to help increase Long-Term Care awareness. Get more information about the posts plus details on how to use them in this informational flyer. Mutual of Omaha Social Media Posts Flyer     Click Here to add additional carriers & products to your appointments. Questions? Call our Marketing Team at 800-842-7799! Don’t forget to subscribe to
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

You’re Invited | Feel Uncomfortable With Client LTCi Questions? Here’s Our Solution!

Click above to see Tom Randall’s short Intro Video Have The LTCi Conversation Without The Stress Of Certification 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.   Thurs, Nov 12, 2020 2:00 PM  to  2:45 PM CST   For more info Visit IntegrityLTCDirect.com Download Referral Program Brochure           Questions or help registering? Call the GoldenCare Marketing Team at
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Good News | LTC Awareness Month Kicks Off On Sunday

Time to Start the LTC Conversation November is LTC Awareness Month. That makes it a perfect time to start talking with your clients about the importance of planning for LTC. Mutual of Omaha has the tools you need to begin the conversation, including tips on how to get people talking plus a variety of materials – flyers, brochures and more. Click below to view the flyer: November is LTC Awareness Month | Time to Start the Conversation     Click Here to add additional carriers & products to your appointments. Questions? Call our Marketing Team at 800-842-7799! Don’t forget to
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).