Good News | Use This New LTC Consumer Video To Keep The Momentum Going

  Put This New LTC Consumer Video To Work For You! Mutual of Omaha is excited to debut something you’ve been asking for: a new consumer video designed to help you introduce the need for LTCi. Show it in a face-to-face setting. Include it as the kick-off for an LTC seminar. Attach it to an email prior to meeting with a client. Despite LTC Awareness Month being behind us, put this video to work for you and keep the momentum going! Click to watch the new video now   Read Full Good News Article Questions? Call the GoldenCare Marketing Team
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Good News | How Much Will Your LTC Clients Save Under 2020 Tax Deductible Limits?

  New 2020 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 2020 limits (2019 in brackets): Attained Age Before Close of Taxable Year 2020 Limit  (2019) 40 or less $430  ($420) More than 40 but not more than 50 $810  ($790) More than 50 but not more than 60 $1,630  ($1,580) More than 60 but not more than 70 $4,350  ($4,220) More than 70 $5,430  ($5,270) Click here for the
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Special Announcement | Happy Thanksgiving!

The GoldenCare Office will be closed November 28th & 29th for Thanksgiving, reopening for business on December 2nd at 8:00 a.m. Central Time.   For The Week Of November 25, 2019 There are no planned webinars for this week. Visit our Pre-Recorded Training Library to get on-demand training for a variety of products & topics!    
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2020 Tax Deductible Limits For Long-Term Care Insurance Announced

The just announced increased 2020 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. “Tax deductibility for your long-term care insurance is a great subsidy especially after retirement, but only a small segment of newly purchased long-term care insurance policies offer the tax deductible opportunity,” explains Jesse Slome, director of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). The Internal Revenue Service just announced the increased limits for tax deductibility of long-term care insurance premiums. According to IRS Revenue Procedure 2019-44, a couple age
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GoldenCare Newsletter | November 18, 2019

Read Full GoldenCare Newsletter, November 18, 2019 Edition In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition From GoldenCare:   Diversify your portfolio for greater sales success! Join us for product and sales live and prerecorded training.  Stay up-to-date on all the latest and greatest in the industry.    For a list of current topics and to get in on the discussion Click Here. Update Your Contracts LTCCEO Updates: Be sure you’ve got the latest version!  Double click “Check for Updates” on your desktop to receive the latest update or call us at 800-842-7799! Happy Selling! Current Promotion: Check back for our next exciting promotion!
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Long-Term Care, Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates), National Guardian Life, Securian, and Transamerica.

A new Humana product for the people

A New Humana Product for the People We know Humana Medicare Supplement coverage is a big deal for your clients, which is why we’re now offering Humana Achieve Medicare Supplement Plans. It’s a plan that offers many of the same benefits as Human’s premier line of products at a great value. The best news all day. Agents who are already appointed with Humana may already have access to Humana Achieve. Current appointments require no additional contracting paperwork, so you can focus on serving your clients.   Approved States These new plans have been approved in several states with more scheduled
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Good News | CMS Announces 2020 Copay & Deductibles

CMS Has Announced The 2020 Copy and Deductibles The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced their 2020 Copay/Deductibles. Listed below are basic costs for people with Medicare. 2020 Copay/Deductibles 2019 2020 Part A Deductible $1,364 $1,408 Part B Deductible $185 $198 Part A Coinsurance Days 61 — 90 $341 $352 Days 91 — 150  (Lifetime Reserve Days*) $682 $704 Skilled Nursing Home Days 21 — 100 $170.50 $176.50 Standard Part B Monthly Premium $135.50 $144.60 High Deductible Plans F & G $2,300 $2,340 Plan K Out of Pocket $5,560 $5,880 Plan L Out of Pocket $2,780 $2,940
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2019 Long-Term Care Insurance Claims Data Shared

It’s roughly 13 years from the a consumer purchases a long-term care insurance policy to the beginning of a claim according to information being shared by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). “The information comes from one of the very few relevant studies of long-term care insurance so the insights are of enormous value,” explains Jesse Slome, director of the group. Slome, who is the author of numerous consumer guides that focus on long-term care and retirement planning, was conducting a conference call with leading long-term care insurance specialists. According to the Association director, the data comes from
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Good News | Long-Term Care Awareness Tools, Brochures & Presentation

Let’s Get A Conversation Going! LTC Awareness Month gives you the perfect opportunity to talk to people about the need for long-term care planning. And while it’s not always a subject everyone is eager to talk about, it’s one that’s too important to ignore. Mutual of Omaha has the tools you need to begin this important conversation, including tips on how to get people talking plus a variety of materials – flyers, brochures even a short presentation to help you highlight the importance of planning for long-term care. Time to Start the Conversation Read Full Good News Announcement Questions? Call
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GoldenCare Newsletter | November 4, 2019

In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition Read Full GoldenCare Newsletter, November 4, 2019 Edition   From GoldenCare:   Diversify your portfolio for greater sales success! Join us for product and sales live and prerecorded training.  Stay up-to-date on all the latest and greatest in the industry.    For a list of current topics and to get in on the discussion Click Here. Update Your Contracts LTCCEO Updates: Be sure you’ve got the latest version!  Double click “Check for Updates” on your desktop to receive the latest update or call us at 800-842-7799! Happy Selling! Current Promotion: Check back for our next exciting
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).