“The Hidden Risks of Those Popular Medicare Advantage Plans,” by Philip Moeller, Money

“Should you jump in too? My advice is to take a “buyer beware” approach. Medicare Advantage (MA) plans deserve a serious look, since you can save money without sacrificing insurance protection. But some plans have some serious pitfalls, so you need to look at the fine print before you sign up.” LTC Comment (from Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform): Wise to be aware of what MA and Medi-Gap prospects are reading in Money. The Hidden Risks of Those Popular Medicare Advantage Plans #goldencareagent
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Categories: Industry News and Medicare Supp./Adv..

Try Our New Mobile Quote App Today!

Mutual of Omaha’s new mobile app is now available! Quickly run quotes for your clients whenever, wherever with our easy-to-use mobile app. Available on all Android and Apple devices, it allows you to customize the product view to products you sell. DOWNLOAD THE APP TODAY      >      Requires iOS7 or Android 4.0 and up. CURRENTLY AVAILABLE: >      Children’s Whole Life >      Guaranteed ADvantage >      Guaranteed Universal Life Express >      Living Promise >      Long-Term Care Insurance   (coming soon) >      Medicare Supplement >      Term Life Answers >      Term Life Express >      Adding More Products in 2016 Check out the announcement flyer here. For producer use only. #goldencareagent #MutualOfOmaha
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Categories: Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare Supplement News – Omaha Family of Companies

SELECT Provider Directory Updated Updates have been made to the Mutual of Omaha, United World, United of Omaha and Omaha Insurance Company Medicare SELECT Provider directories for the states of AR, GA, KY, LA, MS, MO, OH, OK, TN and TX (not all states apply to all directories). Plan N Rate Adjustment Please review information on upcoming Plan N rate adjustment in PA. Modernized Rate Adjustment Please review information on upcoming rate adjustments in CT, SC, WV and TN. Standardized Rate Adjustment Please review information on upcoming rate adjustments in SC and KS. #goldencareagent
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Categories: Medicare Supp./Adv. and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare Supplement News – Aetna

Medicare Supplement Rate Adjustments – Medicare Supplement Rate Changes: Missouri & Mississippi Rate adjustments have been approved for individual Medicare Supplement plans in Missouri (ACI), effective July 1, 2016 and in Mississippi (ACI), effective August 1, 2016. For full details, click below: Medicare Supplement Rate Changes: MO, MS #goldencareagent #Aetna
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Categories: Aetna and Medicare Supp./Adv..

Medicare Supplement News – Omaha Family of Companies

New Company Release – AL Effective May 20, 2016, you may begin selling our competitively priced Medicare supplement product in Alabama underwritten by Mutual of Omaha. High Deductible Plan F and Plan N – CT and IN Effective May 20, 2016 we’re expanding our product portfolio to include both these Plans in Connecticut and Indiana. High Deductible Plan F and Plan N Plus Rate Adj – UT It’s time to boost your Medicare supplement sales with our new Medicare supplement High Deductible Plan F or a fully underwritten Plan N. Modernized Rate Release Effective June 1, 2016 for new and
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Categories: Medicare Supp./Adv. and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Updated Medicare Supplement Applications: AL, ID, MI, NV, TN, VA

The applications for individual Medicare Supplement plans in Alabama, Idaho, Michigan, Nevada, Tennessee, and Virginia were recently updated to include information about the household premium discount now available in those states. All new business must be submitted on the new (dual) application form. You can update your existing sales kits by ordering the current application forms from the agent site of aetnaseniorproducts.com or by calling the Aetna Agent Services team a call at 800 264.4000 option 3, then 1. #goldencareagent #Aetna
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Categories: Aetna and Medicare Supp./Adv..

E-App User Tips (Med Supp Only)

e-App Signature Process When completing an application using the E-App tool, be sure to finish the entire signature process in order to submit the application to the home office. After obtaining an applicant’s signature, continue following the on-screen instructions until you reach the screen that says “submit to Aetna” and the status reads “submitted.” Otherwise, your application will not be submitted or processed. If you have any questions about the E-App process, just give our Aetna Agent Services team a call at 800 264.4000 option 3, then 1. #goldencareagent #Aetna
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Categories: Aetna and Medicare Supp./Adv..

Medicare Supplement News – Omaha Family of Companies

Upcoming Rate Adjustments View upcoming rate adjustments in the following states: Arizona, Maine, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee and Wyoming.       • 2010 Modernized Rate Adjustment– Arizona, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey and North Dakota       • 2010 Modernized Rate Adjustment In-force Only– Maine and Wisconsin       • 1990 Standardized Rate Adjustment– Maine, North Carolina, North Dakota and Tennessee       • Plan N Rate Adjustment– Arizona, Michigan, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wyoming #goldencareagent
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Categories: Medicare Supp./Adv. and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Reminder: Medicare Supplement electronic policy delivery option available

Have you discussed the benefits of electronic policy delivery with your applicants?  When taking a Medicare Supplement application using the E-App tool, applicants have the option to have their policy delivered electronically.  That means a policyholder can register on the member side of aetnaseniorproducts.com and be able to view and download their policy as soon as it’s active instead of waiting for it to be mailed.  As a registered website user, policyholders can also view claims, view payment status and history, and update contact information. If an applicant requests a duplicate policy be mailed and had previously chosen electronic policy
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Categories: Aetna and Medicare Supp./Adv..

GoldenCare Newsletter, May 9, 2016

In this Newsletter Edition This is edition is packed with information.  We have several carrier announcements, including: Mutual of Omaha Keep your eye out for Policy Conservation Email Enhancements Updated LTC Cost-of_Care Book is now available! GTL GTL’s New Advantage Plus Now Approved in OH, OR and PA! GTL introduces a new Consumer-Use Tri-Fold Brochure Kemper Eletronic Policy Onboarding Announcement Plus announcements from MedAmerica, John Hancock, Genworth and more. Enjoy our Guest Article “More Customers Keeping Long-Term Care Policies” by Mara Lee, catch up on our latest GoldenCare Promotions and our All New Webinars! Read Full GoldenCare Newsletter, May 9,
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Categories: Genworth, GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, John Hancock, Long-Term Care, MedAmerica, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).