Medicare Supplement News – Omaha Family of Companies

Upcoming Rate Adjustments Please review information on upcoming rate adjustments in DC, GA, ID, KS, MI, MD, NE, OH, OK, SD, TN, TX, and WY. •  In-Force Only Rate Adjustment – KS, OH, SD, TN, and TX •  Modernized Rate Adjustment – DC, ID, MD, and WY •  Standardized Rate Adjustment – DC, GA, ID, KS, MI, MD, NE, OH, OK, TN, TX, and WY #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare Supplement News – Omaha Family of Companies

New Underwriting Guide Available The current underwriting guide has been updated to reflect Utah moving to Omaha Insurance Company. Washington Household Discount Change As of March 17, 2017, on new Medicare supplement business sales, the Washington Department of Insurance no longer permits us to offer a household discount to our United of Omaha Medicare supplement policyholders who reside with a Mutual of Omaha Medicare supplement policyholder. SELECT Provider Directory Updates Wagoner Community Hospital has been added to the United World Medicare SELECT Provider Directory for the state of Oklahoma. #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Search Feature Now Available on SPA

It just got easier to find the information you need. Sales Professional Access (SPA) now has a search feature. Just click on the magnifying glass icon at the top. (Note: On small devices, look in the main navigation menu for “Search.”) Search with keywords and you’ll receive links to information related to the topic. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, scroll down to the bottom of the page to see other suggested ways to search. Let us know what you think of your new search function. As always, we would like to know your ideas to improve Sales
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Categories: Industry News and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Massachusetts Training Notice

Effective immediately, the Massachusetts LTCi training requirements have been amended to no longer require producers to complete Mutual of Omaha’s company specific LTC product training. Therefore, it is no longer necessary to submit the completed Training Certification & Acknowledgement form in order sell Mutual of Omaha’s LTC products in Massachusetts. All other Long-Term Care education requirements must be completed prior to soliciting LTC insurance products. Massachusetts Training Notice #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

U.S. Holiday Telephone Solicitation Bans for the Month of April 2017

Please be aware of the following U.S. holiday telephone solicitation bans for the month of April. On Friday, April 14, 2017: Louisiana prohibits unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of Good Friday On Sunday, April 16, 2017: Louisiana prohibits unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of Easter, however, state law already prohibits telephone solicitations on Sundays On Monday, April 24, 2017: Alabama and Mississippi prohibit unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of Confederate Memorial Day U.S. Holiday Telephone Solicitation Bans for the Month of April 2017 #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

LTCi Quotes on the Go

Did you know LTCi quotes can be run quickly on any Apple or Android device? Our mobile app is convenient and easy to use whenever the need arises, wherever your client or appointment may be. It’s available for a variety of life and health products, but be sure to update the app regularly. (Even if automatic updates are turned off, notifications will still be received.) DOWNLOAD THE APP TODAY      >      Requires iOS7 or Android 4.0 and up. CURRENTLY AVAILABLE: >      Cancer, Heart Attack and Stroke >      Children’s Whole Life >      Critical Illness >      Guaranteed ADvantage >      Guaranteed Universal Life Express >      Living Promise >      Long-Term Care Insurance >      Medicare Supplement
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Categories: Critical Illness, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

GoldenCare Newsletter | March 27, 2017

In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition From GoldenCare: Join us for an intro on a Brand New Product!  GTL‘s Short-Term Home Health Plan. Also this week, join us for a special event Harry Crosby’s “Winning with GTL’s Critical Cash” Click here to register. Reminder:  GoldenCare offers discounted Errors and Omissions insurance.  If you haven’t renewed your E&O for 2017/2018, see the Newsletter for details on discounted prices and renewing. Don’t miss our Guest Article:  “Falls Are Taking a Huge and Rising Toll on Elderly Brains,” by Mike Stobbe, Associated Press. From Mutual of Omaha: LTCi Success Tips:  See the newsletter for
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Rate Adjustments Effective June 1, 2017 – MO

Long-Term Care insurance (LTCi) is a core product for Mutual of Omaha and we intend to remain a key player in this market for years to come. In order to fulfill this commitment, we actively monitor emerging industry trends as well as our own experience so we can make the adjustments necessary that will allow us to keep our promises to policyholders and remain competitive in the marketplace. For this reason, we will be implementing the following rate adjustments effective June 1, 2017: Block of Business Impacted States NHA, LTA, HCA, LT50, NH50 Missouri     For a complete rate
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Categories: Long-Term Care and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare Supplement News – Omaha Family of Companies

High Deductible Plan F and N Release – KY & WA Effective March 18, 2017 we’re expanding our product portfolio to include both these Plans in Kentucky and Washington. New Medicare Supplement Plan – Utah Effective March 18, 2017, you may begin selling our new competitively priced Medicare supplement in Utah underwritten by Omaha Insurance Company. One Company/One State – Florida Effective April 1, 2017 only Medicare supplement in Florida underwritten by United of Omaha will be available for new business and conversions through individual agents. Modernized Rate Release – NC & NE Please review the rate adjustment effective April
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Maine Approves Lower Inflation Rates for Partnership

Lower inflation rates now qualify for Partnership status in Maine for the MutualCare® Solutions (LTC13) products. This change will be implemented on April 1, 2017. LTC13 policies issued in Maine on or after February 22, 2017, will determine Partnership qualification based on these new guidelines. Software Information The Winflex and MutualCare® Solutions software can be downloaded from SPA, beginning April 1st. View states with approved Partnership and details here. Please remember to keep your Winflex or MutualCare® Solutions software up-to-date by downloading the latest version from SPA. For additional details on Partnership policies and information visit our Partnership page on
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Categories: Long-Term Care and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).