New Option for LTCi Claim Payments

Now your clients have another option for receiving long-term care benefits. Benefit payments can now be sent via EFT (electronic funds transfer). This will allow customers or their providers to receive claim payments faster by electronically transferring benefit payments direct to their bank accounts. Please note: this is only available on the LTC13, LTC09M, LTC09U, LTC06UI, LTC04I7, LTC004I and LTC04G. Notification of the new EFT option is currently being included with all long-term care payments, and will be included in the LTCi claim packet by year end.   If you have any questions, please contact Mutual of Omaha’s Sales Support
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare News – Omaha Family of Companies

Medicare Supplement: Upcoming Med Supp Rate Adjustments Scroll through the announcement for details on the following rate adjustments. • Modernized Rate Adjustments — MOO-HI,MS    *See page 1 of the attachment   January 1, 2019 Med Supp Release View the January 1, 2019 rate adjustment for Mutual New Hampshire and United New Mexico.   2019 Med Supp Marketing Credits Program Earn credits in 2019 for your Med supp business and redeem them for your Med supp business expenses.   2019 Copay and Deductible Marketing Materials Available Medicare supplement marketing materials containing the 2019 copay and deductible information are now available to
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Right Up Your Alley: New Term Life Answers Rates

Effective December 1, 2018, we knocked down our Term Life Answers rates AND reduced our monthly modal factor to .086 – saving your clients money on their monthly premium payments. Here’s where you can score big: 10-year Term, Preferred Plus and Preferred Nontobacco Ages 45-60 Face amounts of $250,000, $500,000 and $1,000,000 Male and Female Plus, we still have some of the most competitive features in the industry: Top Accelerated Death Benefit for Terminal Illness rider features up to $1,000,000 No-cost Waiver of Premium for Unemployment rider Leading conversion opportunities prior to age 75 Competitive Fit underwriting credits to keep
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

LifeSecure’s Long Term Care Insurance for the Worksite

LifeSecure’s Long Term Care Insurance for the Worksite On October 4, enrollment periods for our recently released LTCI may begin for new worksite groups with effective dates starting Jan. 1, 2019. Please see below for additional information and timelines. Note: LTCI is not available in all states. Key Dates & Procedures Now: Agents can currently use the Group Proposal Tool in the Agent Portal to run proposals for new LTCi quotes. While proposals are available for all worksite groups, enrollment timelines will differ for new and existing groups (see below). Now: Existing worksite groups that met simplified enrollment requirements during
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Categories: Industry News, Life Secure, and Long-Term Care.

PROMO TIME!! Holiday LTC Sales Promotion

WIN a $150 Amazon.com Gift Card† for every issued Mutual of Omaha LTC policy* written between October 15 and December 31. Not selling Mutual of Omaha yet? Click here to add carriers & products to your appointments. * For Complete Promotion Details, Rules & Conditions, Click Here. For producer use only. Not for use with the general public. Questions? Call our Marketing Team at 800-842-7799! Don’t forget to subscribe to our News Digest for all the latest announcements from the Top Carriers! Check out GoldenCare News If you have questions or need additional information, please call us at 1-800-842-7799. #goldencare
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

TransQuote Illustration Tool Expires December 13, 2018

The TransQuote illustration tool will be decommissioned from further use at 5:00 p.m. CT on December 13, 2018. All links to TransQuote from the Agent Resource Center will be removed at that time. Any saved quotes you wish to save from TransQuote must be manually re-created and saved on myTransware prior to this date. After TransQuote is decommissioned, saved quotes in TransQuote will no longer be available. Versions of TransQuote on smartphones, tablets, and computers will also cease to function at this time. After December 13, myTransware will be the sole illustration software for all Long Term Care insurance product
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Transamerica.

Good News | SPECIAL: 2018 Industry Updates

                  A Very Special End-of-the-Year Webinar Is Planned! We’re pleased to announce that plans have been finalized for our special “Industry Updates – 2018 Year End Grand Finale” webinar event! GoldenCare is honored to bring you one of the most influential and respected people in long-term care, Steve Moses! He will be joining us as our special guest speaker for this presentation. Be sure to register – space is limited, and these seats will be going quickly! Click below to register: Thurs, Jan 3, 2019 2:00 PM  to  3:00 PM CST Read
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

GoldenCare Newsletter | December 3, 2018

In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition From GoldenCare: New GoldenCare Holiday LTC Sales Promotion!  Click Here for details.  Good luck! Update Your Contracts Look for an upcoming LTC CEO Office, Home and Internet Selling Tools Software update, coming in the next couple weeks with all the latest tools! Making a good decision on whether or not to own Long Term Care insurance depends upon receiving factual information on the subject. LTCCEO was developed to offer our clients the knowledge they need to make wise decisions. Find out how to get your copy here. Diversify your portfolio for greater sales success! Join us
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Categories: Genworth, GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Long-Term Care, Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates), Transamerica, and United Security.

“Demand Grows, Challenges Increase for Senior Housing in Low-Density Markets”

“Demand Grows, Challenges Increase for Senior Housing in Low-Density Markets,” by Chuck Sudo, Senior Housing News “The coming wave of aging baby boomers will present several challenges to a senior living industry already struggling to meet the demand of seniors who cannot afford market rate independent living, assisted living or memory care. In particular, the population of older adults is quickly growing in low-density areas where it’s especially difficult to build affordable senior living projects. The Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) at Harvard University released a new report that indicates the leading edge of the silver tsunami is already
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Categories: Clippings, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

“Medicare Players Team Up for 2020 Chronic Care Push”

“Medicare Players Team Up for 2020 Chronic Care Push,” by Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor “Policymakers in Washington once tried to keep Medicare out of the chronic care and non-medical care markets, in part to give commercial insurers a chance to establish a private market for long-term care insurance (LTCI). Now, major carriers are showing less interest in offering private LTCI, and, in some cases, saying that they would prefer to participate in public-private LTC benefits hybrid programs. Earlier this year, managers of the Medicare Advantage program eased obstacles to carriers offering limited amounts of chronic care benefits through that program, by
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Categories: Clippings, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.