Good News | 3 New Medicare Supplement Incentives!

Good News! No April Fool’s stunts here – today is the official kick-off of three Medicare Supplement sales incentives! Enjoy extra bonus bucks when you write Medicare Supplement business during April, May and June, with Humana (Humana Achieve), Lumico and Union Security! For full details and qualification criteria, click each carrier’s incentive flyer below: Humana Achieve – We’ve Extended Your Opportunity to Achieve Lumico – Protecting more families has a big upside Union Security – Continue covering more families and earning more bonuses     Read Full Good News Article   Click Here to add additional carriers & products to
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Medicare Supp./Adv..

“The Nursing Home Vulnerabilities That Led to Disaster”

“The Nursing Home Vulnerabilities That Led to Disaster,” by Emily Gurnon, Next Avenue “The pandemic has exacerbated and raised awareness about the poor conditions in many nursing homes nationwide. But those conditions existed before COVID-19 hit the U.S., and they are likely to continue unless changes are made, experts say. … What set nursing homes up to fail so dramatically during the pandemic? Experts point to five main factors.”   LTC Comment, Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform: All five of those factors play a role, but note this. Nothing in this article, nor in most of the
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Categories: Clippings and Industry News.

“Reverse Mortgages: 10 Things You Must Know”

“Reverse Mortgages: 10 Things You Must Know,” by Jackie Stewart, Rachel L. Sheedy, the Editors of Kiplinger’s Retirement Report, March 26, 2021, Kiplinger   “Get a large wad of cash! Never make a mortgage payment again! Stay in your home as long as you want! Sounds like a great deal, right? Well, for some older homeowners, a reverse mortgage can be. For others, it’s more perilous than promising. If you’re considering a reverse mortgage, there’s a lot you need to know before signing on the dotted line. … If the person suggests investing the funds in certain financial products, such as long-term care
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Categories: Clippings and Industry News.

A Better Solution than Relying on Family

  There’s a better option than kids as caregivers “My kids will take care of me.” We’ve all encountered prospective clients who use this line to rationalize why they don’t need a long-term care insurance policy. But when pressed, they’ll often admit they don’t really want their kids to have to take care of them. So how do you demonstrate that purchasing an LTCi policy may be a better solution than relying on their kids? Download the Flyer   Have questions or need a quote? Contact us.   E3368   A Better Solution than Relying on Family   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Simplified Issue Life: Weekly Time Service Update

From the Desk of Marty Johnson Mutual of Omaha would like to thank you for your business! We are very appreciative of the amount of business we have received, and continue to receive, due to your commitment and partnership. Due to the unprecedented volume of new business, our Simplified Issue Life Underwriting team is experiencing delays in time service. However, we remain committed to providing you the quality service you have come to expect. To accommodate this, we are increasing our staff and working overtime on nights and weekends to ensure your business is handled properly, and as quickly as
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Watch GTL’s Straight Through Processing in Action

Access GTL Policies within Seconds of Approval!   Instantly Issue your Hospital Indemnity policies and get paid quicker with GTL’s online submission platforms! Whether your client meetings are virtual or in-person, GTL’s Straight Through Processing will help instantly deliver your policies online. Watch our short video to see it in action! Watch the Video Visit the Agent Portal   Watch GTL’s Straight Through Processing in Action   #goldencareagent #gtl
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Categories: Guarantee Trust Life, Hospital Indemnity Plan, and Industry News.

Annuity Care and Annuity Care II updates take effect April 24

Annuity Care and Annuity Care II updates launching April 24 Last year, we made pricing updates to the Continuation of Benefit (COB) options on our Annuity Care and Annuity Care II products in certain approved states. On April 24, these same updates will go into effect in additional states, and we want to make sure you’re prepared. These changes reflect our commitment to good stewardship, the viability of our products and being there when our customers need us most.   Prepare for the changes What’s changing: Annuity Care In November of 2020, we adjusted the pricing of the Annuity Care
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and OneAmerica.

SureBridge Operations Update

SureBridge Operations Update As you know, over the past several months SureBridge has implemented a number of improvements to address issues that have impacted customer and agent services. We are excited to announce that due to these efforts: The majority of inbound calls received by Customer Services are answered within one minute. Triage process has eliminated long hold times to speak with a tenured representative on more complex inquiries through our triage process. Agent calls are answered within an average of two minutes through the Agency Concierge. To continue the good news, we are pleased to announce that AM Best
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Categories: Dental, Industry News, and SureBridge.

OneAmerica Care Solutions News

Care Solutions Sales & Support Teams Find your key sales contacts using our current territory map.   Tools and resources LTC Tax Guide The 2021 Long-Term Care Tax Guide is now available, including updated information on the 2021 age-related table eligible premium amounts; a thorough discussion of the benefits of Asset Care when provided as an executive bonus; the benefits of IRC section 1035 exchanges into Care Solutions portfolio products; and much more!   Operations updates Grace period in place to assist policyholders receiving late billing statements We have become aware that due to pandemic and weather mailing delays, some
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and OneAmerica.

Designed with Recovery in Mind

Your client’s health matters. During a time where a little extra security is helping give everyone some extra relief, there has never been a better time to sign up for a Cancer, Heart Attack/Stroke Insurance policy. Your clients will quickly see the value of these policies. Cancer Insurance & Heart Attack/Stroke Insurance fills the gap between coverage and out-of-pocket expenses. Help your client learn more today by viewing our informative flyer.   If you have any questions, please contact Mutual of Omaha’s Sales Support at (800) 693-6083 or sales.support@mutualofomaha.com.   Designed with Recovery in Mind   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Critical Illness, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).