GTL Launches Overhauled GTLink with Supply Ordering!

The redesigned GTLink is the new central hub to access everything you need! Check Out the New GTLink   • Download/Order Forms • Watch Agent Training Videos • View Your Mailbox • View Recent Business • Access Consumer Marketing • View Your Commissions   How to Access the New GTLink: Log in to GTL’s Agent Portal or the e-App on your mobile device Tap the new GTLink button on the home screen (If you have an Apple device, tap the blue GTLink button) Don’t have the GTL e-App? Download it now for your Apple or Android device!   GTL Launches
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Categories: Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Guarantee Trust Life, Hospital Indemnity Plan, Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Short-Term Care.

Medicare News – Omaha Family of Companies

Medicare Supplement: May Modernized Rate Release Please view the upcoming Modernized Rate Release in NJ, CO and MD.   The Need for Dental Insurance You have a built-in target market. If you are selling Medicare supplement, there are a number of reasons you should be offering your Medicare clients a dental policy.   Mutual of Omaha Georgia Plan Offerings Find out how the 2020 MACRA changes impact the Mutual of Omaha Georgia Product.   Consumer MACRA Flyer Now Available! We now have a MACRA flyer you can share with your clients.   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Amazon Connect Telephone System Update

We appreciate the positive feedback we have received on the new Producer call flow that was introduced in late January. We are pleased to report that our Average Speed of Answer (ASA) has stabilized. In March, our ASA was 41 seconds. As a reminder, when calling customer service, simply answer the first question with “Producer” and then provide the product type you are calling on. Once you do this, you will be immediately transferred to the appropriate customer service team. Customer Call Flows We are continuing to work towards determining the best design for our customer call flows. The best
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Categories: Critical Illness, Dental, Disability Income Insurance, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare News – Omaha Family of Companies

Medicare Supplement: Upcoming Med Supp Rate Adjustments Please view the upcoming rate adjustments in MI, MS, NC, ND, NE, OH, TX and WY.   2019 Medicare Supplement Conference Discount During April, there is a First Time Attendee Discount code to receive $200 off your registration.   New Medicare Supplement Plan in Georgia! You may begin selling our new competitively priced Medicare supplement plans in Georgia underwritten by Mutual of Omaha.   Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans: PDP Commission Announcement The first commission payment for our Prescription Drug Plan product, will be made April 26, 2019.   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Mobile Quotes Preference Features

On March 1, we updated the look of our Mobile Quoting tool – same easy-to-use app, but with a fresh new look. While you have more than likely seen the new look, you might not know about some of the app’s features that make it even easier for you to run quotes. Mobile Quotes Tips You have the ability to save your preferences within the app — making it even faster for you to quote the products you sell. You can select a default state and choose the order the products appear in the app. Once you set these preferences,
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Categories: Critical Illness, Dental, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Med Supp Second Quarter Broker Bonus Program (2019)

You can make even more bucks on your Medicare supplement and SELECT underwritten business through our 2019 Second Quarter Broker Bonus Program. Here are the nuts and bolts: Qualification Period: Bonus Program period is from April 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019. Eligible states: Payment will be made on qualified applications in the following states: Alabama Iowa New Hampshire South Dakota Arizona Kentucky New Jersey Tennessee Colorado Louisiana New Mexico Texas Florida Maryland North Carolina Utah Georgia Mississippi Ohio Virginia Idaho Nebraska Oklahoma West Virginia Illinois Nevada Pennsylvania Wyoming         Qualifying Apps: All Medicare supp/SELECT applications, any
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare News – Omaha Family of Companies

Medicare Supplement: Upcoming Med supp Rate Adjustment Please view the upcoming rate adjustments in AK and MD.   Med Supp Second Quarter Broker Bonus Program The Second Quarter Broker Bonus Program period is from April 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019.   Understanding MACRA Webinar Questions Here are the answers to the Q&A during the live Understanding MACRA webinar Tuesday, March 26, 2019.   Upcoming Med Supp Rate Adjustments Please view the upcoming rate adjustments in CA, DC, GA, IN, KS, MD, OK, NE, SD, TN, TX.   Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans: PDP Scope of Appointment Changes Effective
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Coming soon: New Aetna Contracting Tool | 2019 Medicare 101

Coming soon: A new, simpler contracting process We’re replacing our existing Allina Health | Aetna Medicare contracting system for MAPD products, nomoreforms™, with an improved tool. It’ll be available starting May 13. The new contracting tool will improve the onboarding/contracting process for new producers. (Fortunately, currently contracted producers won’t need to take any action to recontract.) In addition, the new contracting tool will: Expedite contracting process. Improve onboarding experience for new producers. Connect to the National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR). So, you’re demographic and state license changes will automatically update in our new contracting tool. Read more about what to
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Categories: Aetna, Industry News, and Medicare Supp./Adv..

OEP ends 3/31 | Dental options

Don’t forget, OEP ends March 31 Remember, you’re not allowed to advertise the 2019 Medicare Advantage (MA) Open Enrollment Period (OEP), or encourage beneficiaries to switch plans. But if an MA/MAPD client contacts you and wants to make a change, if eligible, they can. Download our 2019 OEP overview flyer for more information. Download the 2019 OEP Rules of the Road Listen to the 2019 OEP Rules of the Road Is dental coverage a big deal for your clients? Did you know that all 2019 Allina Health | Aetna Medicare plans offer dental allowances? The annual allowances are for preventive
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Categories: Aetna, Industry News, and Medicare Supp./Adv..