Understanding the Value of a Care Coordinator

Arranging for long-term care services is no easy task. Wouldn’t it be great if your clients and their loved ones had someone they could count on to guide them every step of the way? The Long-Term Care Rider on our fully-underwritten Indexed Universal Life products offers care coordination services at no additional cost. So when a client initiates a claim, they have immediate access to a licensed health-care professional who will assess their situation, develop a personalized plan of care and help arrange for services. During the sales process, it is important to help your understand how the rider works
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Fully Underwritten IUL on Speed eTicket

We are working to add our fully-underwritten IUL products (Income Advantage IUL and Life Protection Advantage IUL) to the dropdown on the iPipeline screen. In the interim, please follow these instructions as a workaround. Submit your application as if you were submitting a Term Life Answers (TLA) drop ticket application In the Special Requests section on the Producer Information screen, please specify the IUL product being applied for (either Income Advantage IUL or Life Protection Advantage IUL) The application will be submitted to the Home Office as a TLA application (both products use the same base application) The Home Office
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Life insurance grace period extension update

Life insurance grace period extension update Amidst current events surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, Securian Financial’s Individual Life Insurance Division established a grace period extension for individual life insurance policies. Policies that were set to lapse had their grace period extended as a courtesy to our policyholders and to comply with any state mandated leniency requirements. Beginning mid-June 2020, notices will be sent to policyholders: Payment Notices: For those policies with no state guidelines, or state guidelines with specific end dates, payment notices will be sent that acknowledge the grace period has come to an end, the payment amount due, and
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Categories: COVID-19, Industry News, Life Insurance, and Securian.

REMINDER: Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Refresher Training

As REQUIRED by federal regulation, all producers writing permanent life or annuity products must complete the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) training. Each producer that completed AML training prior to January 1, 2020 is required to complete AML renewal training by June 30, 2020. The renewal course is titled “Money Laundering and Cybercrime – Anti-Money Laundering for Insurance Review” will automatically be assigned by LIMRA and takes approximately 30 minutes to complete. Mutual of Omaha has contracted LIMRA to provide anti-money laundering training at no cost to you. Once you’ve completed the course, LIMRA will automatically send Mutual of Omaha a notification.
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

IUL Express and GUL Express – Now Available on e-App!

We are excited to announce IUL Express and GUL Express are now available on the iPipeline e-Application. Not only will you be able to submit your applications electronically, but both products will feature Automated Underwriting, Mutual of Omaha’s point-of-sale instant decision process. We created the producer training videos below to walk you through the different processes for both IUL Express and GUL Express. Training Videos IUL Express Email Signature Method IUL Express In Person Signature Method GUL Express Email Signature Method GUL Express In Person Signature Method Preferred Browsers Please make sure you are using the current version of one
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Administrative alert! Product updates to SecureCare Universal Life

Administrative alert! Product updates to SecureCare Universal Life Securian Financial is committed to building secure tomorrows by doing the right thing today. To deliver on this promise and in response to the historically low interest rate environment, Securian Financial will implement the following product updates to SecureCare in all Compact states1 and South Dakota on July 18, 2020. These updates will be implemented in other states as they are approved. Please note: these changes impact new business only, there are no changes to in-force policies. There is no change to the product structure, contract language, forms, compensation or types of
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Securian.

Heritage Whole Life Update: Social Security Drafting Information

Heritage Whole Life Update Social Security Drafting Information When selecting Social Security Drafting for GTL’s new Heritage Plan Whole Life Product, if approval date is after the selected draft option, please select an effective date for the policy to be the 1st of the following month in order to have the draft occur on the next expected Social Security payment date. Example 1 The client wants a July 1st effective date and a 2nd Wednesday drafting is requested. ► The first policy draft will occur on Wednesday, July 10th. Example 2 If the policy is effective July 15th and a
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Categories: Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, and Life Insurance.

Attention Agents Selling New Whole Life Product

Proof of your AML completion is required in order to get your new Heritage Whole Life policies issued. If you are planning on selling GTL’s new Heritage Plan Whole Life Product and you have not yet done so, please send proof of your AML completion (e.g. an image) to agency@gtlic.com. If you have not completed AML training or have a completion date of older than 24 months, you can visit WebCE, QuestCE or Kaplan for online training. Thank you for your business!   Attention Agents Selling New Whole Life Product     #goldencareagent #gtl
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Categories: Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, and Life Insurance.

ePolicy Delivery now available for SecureCare

When in-person isn’t the best option Our ePolicy Delivery capability is now available for SecureCare Universal Life1! ePolicy Delivery provides a paperless delivery experience so your clients can still get the coverage they need – even if you can’t meet with them in-person. New challenges call for new solutions. Check out our “How to write SecureCare remotely” e-toolkit to find the tools you need when meeting clients face-to-face isn’t the best option: 12 tips for web meetings with clients: hold an effective virtual meeting with clients – no matter where they are. Why SecureCare consumer brochure: personalize it with your
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Securian.

Underwriting and New Business participation guidelines extended

Participation guidelines in response to COVID-19 extended to September 15, 2020 In April 2020, Securian Financial implemented changes to our underwriting and new business participation guidelines in response to COVID-19. These changes, shown below, will continue in effect until at least September 15, 2020. Please also note that effective today, June 3, 2020, all WriteFit1 applications must be submitted electronically. We have successfully transitioned to an eApp environment over the past 60 days. New applications submitted via paper will be fully underwritten and will not be transferred to eApp for WriteFit consideration. Please connect with your New Business team if
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Securian.