Good News | It’s Never Been Easier To Get Your GTL Questions Answered

Good News! Easily Contact GTL’s Sales Support Team While On-The-Go Don’t have time to call or email GTL’s Support Support Team with questions? The new Text-to-Chat is here to help you quickly get answers while you’re on-the-go! Simply text 800-323-6907 if you need product information, have state availability questions, need rates or supplies, or have any other questions! Text to Chat is available only during GTL’s business hours: Monday-Thursday 7AM – 5PM | Friday 8AM – 12PM Are you using GTL’s Text-to-Chat feature? Click Here to add additional carriers & products to your appointments. Questions? Call our Marketing Team at
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

Strength Through Teamwork – Association Marketing

We’ve updated our Association Marketing materials. Our new flyers and brochures are a great way for you tell the story about our how long-term care products can benefit association members. Getting Started This brochure provides some of the key reasons and ways you can grow your business by working with associations, including which products you can offer.   The Guidelines This flyer lists association requirements and provides a step-by-step association approval process, from submitting a proposal to receiving approval.   For more details and additional materials, visit our dedicated Association Marketing page on Sales Professional Access.   Strength Through Teamwork
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

You’re Invited! | Have you seen this popular Short-Term Care Plan?

Register now to reserve your space! Thurs, May 6, 2021 11:00 AM  to  11:30 AM CDT     Questions or help registering? Call the GoldenCare 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  
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Categories: Aetna, GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, and Industry News.

Investing in private rooms may have prevented nearly a third of COVID-19 long-term care infections, deaths: analysis

“Investing in private rooms may have prevented nearly a third of COVID-19 long-term care infections, deaths: analysis,” by Amy Novotney, McKnight’s Senior Living Quote:  “Greater investment in proper infrastructure, including private rooms and adequate staffing, likely would have gone a long way in protecting long-term care residents from COVID-19 outbreaks, an international group of researchers has found.” LTC Comment, Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform: The LTC provider business is moving fast toward private rooms. That means care will be even more expensive in the future than otherwise. It also makes private LTC insurance protection more important
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Categories: Clippings, COVID-19, and Industry News.

Retirement confidence resilient despite pandemic,”

“Retirement confidence resilient despite pandemic,” by Mary Beth Franklin, Investment News Quote:  “Despite a global pandemic, the majority of workers and retirees are more optimistic about their ability to live comfortably throughout retirement than before the Covid-19 outbreak began, according to the 2021 Retirement Confidence Survey released Thursday. … Despite the challenges of 2020, 8 in 10 retirees report that their overall lifestyle is as expected or better than expected. The results are virtually identical to those measured in January 2020 before the pandemic began.” LTC Comment, Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform: If it’s always darkest before dawn,
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Categories: Clippings and Industry News.

Medicare Solutions – Omaha Family of Companies

Medicare Supplement: Upcoming Rate Adjustments View upcoming rate adjustments in Michigan, Georgia, and Kansas.   New Medicare Supplement Plans in North Carolina and Arkansas Offer your clients in North Carolina and Arkansas new competitive Medicare supplement rates effective April 29, 2021.   Upcoming Rate Adjustments View upcoming rate adjustments in Wisconsin, West Virginia, Nevada, and Minnesota.   Get to Know Sales Professional Access Sales Professional Access is your resource for reporting, downloading materials and more! Learn more.   Why Mutual of Omaha for Medicare Solutions Learn how you can provide a solid foundation for your Medicare clients.   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Dental, Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

In-Home Care Providers Must Break Through Barriers to Handle More Long-Term Care Volume

“In-Home Care Providers Must Break Through Barriers to Handle More Long-Term Care Volume,” by Robert Holly, Home Health Care News Quote:  “There are several trends shaping senior care in the United States, with two of the biggest being continued Medicare Advantage (MA) growth and the steady shift of health care into the home. Yet if in-home care operators want to capitalize on those trends, they’ll have to break through traditional payment and operational barriers. That’s particularly true for home-based care entities looking to roll out new care models for patients who would have otherwise gone to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs).”
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Categories: Clippings and Industry News.

Non-covered losses and steep rate increases: New report issues bleak outlook for provider insurance

“Non-covered losses and steep rate increases: New report issues bleak outlook for provider insurance,” by Kimberly Marselas, McKnight’s LTC News Quote:  “The best positioned long-term and senior care providers can expect to see liability insurance rates climb by as much as 30% this year, while those with previous losses and poor venues will face even stiffer hikes, according to a marketplace update from Willis Towers Watson. The international brokerage firm’s spring survey of insurers found rates and plan structures continue to be impacted by both the pandemic and an exodus by many insurers away from the long-term care marketplace.” LTC
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Categories: Clippings and Industry News.

Children’s Whole Life Case Study Flyers

There are several important reasons for parents and grandparents to buy life insurance for their children. It can cover costs associated with an unexpected loss and it can help protect a child’s future insurability. Plus, it’s affordable! Here are some key features of Children’s Whole Life: Available for ages 14 days to 17 years Available in face amounts of $5,000 to $50,000 Simplified application No medical underwriting and limited health questions Rates never increase with age and benefits never decrease Builds cash value Allows additional policies to be purchased in the future without evidence of insurability Use our Protect Future
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Moving fast and changing every minute’: COVID-19 brings increased policy attention to long-term care

“‘Moving fast and changing every minute’: COVID-19 brings increased policy attention to long-term care,” by Kimberly Bonvissuto, McKnight’s Senior Living Quote:  “The coronavirus pandemic has challenged the aging services industry to imagine the unimaginable, including increased attention from policymakers, according to Ruth Katz, LeadingAge senior vice president of public policy and advocacy. … Part of those discussions are on the HCBS Access Act, which seeks to mandate HCBS in Medicaid to create national minimum standards for HCBS, and the WISH Act, which creates a public-private partnership for long-term care financing that considers middle-income older adults.” LTC Comment, Stephen A. Moses,
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Categories: Clippings and Industry News.