Increased Benefit Amount for Priority Income Protection

On March 1, 2017, the maximum monthly benefit amount for Priority Income Protection will be increased from $2,000 to $4,000. This is great news for your clients who need basic disability income coverage. Priority Income Protection will pay your clients a monthly benefit after a 30-day accident/90-day illness waiting period has been satisfied. They have the option to select a benefit period of 12, 24 or 36 months. And it’s easy to apply. Just a few health questions and no medical exam required. For more information, visit the Priority Income Protection page on Sales Professional Access. (log-in required). If you
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

New EchoSign Electronic Signature Process Coming

From the Desk of LTC New Business In our effort to become a more customer-focused company, we have examined ways to improve the customer experience with the insurance purchase process. Effective March 1, 2017, we will be making changes to help reduce APS processing time in Underwriting for Long Term Care applications. In order to expedite the processing of these authorizations, we are implementing a new EchoSign electronic signature process. If a provider requires a special authorization, a notification will be sent to customers who have provided an email address to us. Please watch for more information in Express on March
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Categories: Long-Term Care and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Priority Income Protection State Release

The following states are approved to sell Priority Income Protection as of March 1, 2017: CT, DC, DE, MT, ND, and SD. Priority Income Protection℠ helps you serve your middle income clients who have no current income protection and simply need basic coverage. The policy can also supplement existing group coverage to help clients complete their protection needs. Simple product, easy to understand (no riders) Affordable, clients choose their benefit amount and period to help fit cost to their budget Convenient, easy quote and e-App with knock-out questions, no medical exams or financial documentation required Fast protection, coverage is issued
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare Supplement News – Omaha Family of Companies

Upcoming Rate Adjustment Please review information on upcoming rate adjustments in Al and TX. •  In-Force Only Rate Adjustment – TX supp •  1990 Standardized Rate Adjustment – TX supp and AL Modernized Rate Release The following rate adjustment is effective March 1, 2017, for new and in-force 2010 Modernized Medicare supplement in Mississippi and South Dakota. #goldencareagent #MutualOfOmaha
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Rate Adjustments Effective May 1, 2017

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 May 1, 2017: Block of Business Impacted States NHA, LTA, HCA, LT50, NH50 North Dakota, Oklahoma LTC04G West Virginia  
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Categories: Long-Term Care and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Pennsylvania Approves Lower Inflation Rates for Partnership

Lower inflation rates now qualify for Partnership status in Pennsylvania for the MutualCare® Solutions (LTC13) products. This change will be implemented on March 1, 2017. LTC13 policies issued in Pennsylvania on or after January 10, 2017, will determine Partnership qualification based on these new guidelines. Software Information The Winflex and MutualCare® Solutions software can be downloaded from SPA starting on March 1st for PA. 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
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Categories: Long-Term Care and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Mutual of Omaha: Mutually Invested in Long-Term Care

Want Your LTCi Business Issued Quickly? (We do, too!) Join LTC Underwriting Manager Demerri Bond for a look at how our underwriting team is invested in your success. Learn how we strive to issue your business as quickly as possible and get tips on what you can do to improve your placement rates. Join the Webinar Wednesday, February 22 | 2 p.m. CST Call-in Number: 1-888-816-4043 Conference Code: 402 351 5509 More Information   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Long-Term Care and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

GoldenCare Newsletter | February 13, 2017 Edition

In This Edition From GoldenCare: Join us for new product training brought to your by our Featured Guest Speakers!   We have some special product Consumer Presentations to give away to attendees on some topics. Click Here for details and to register. Promotions! See the Newsletter for a list of the Winners of the 3-in-1 Promotion.  Congratulations to the winners! Our current promo is Kemper February.  As a special thank you to our agents for making GoldenCare the 2nd highest Kemper seller of 2016, we are awarding Reward points for each approved Kemper applicant!   Promo details in the newsletter or at
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Categories: Genworth, GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Mutual of Omaha | Upcoming Changes to Our Life Portfolio

Mutual of Omaha is committed to providing insurance solutions to help you protect your customers and prepare them for the future. As we continue to review our product portfolio, we must make business decisions that are in the best interest of our policyholders and our company. Effective March 1, 2017, we are suspending sales of the following products: Guaranteed Universal Life Plus — designed for larger first-year premium dump-ins Guaranteed Universal Life Survivor — designed for second-to-die, survivorship sales Our individual Guaranteed Universal Life product will remain available, which is where we receive the majority of our fully-guaranteed life insurance
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare Supplement News – Omaha Family of Companies

Mutual of Omaha Upcoming Rate Adjustment Please review information on upcoming rate adjustments in CA, IN, MS, OK, and MD. •  2010 Modernized Rate Adjustment – CA •  In-Force Only Rate Adjustment – MD, OK •  1990 Standardized Rate Adjustment – IN, MS supp #goldencareagent #MutualOfOmaha
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).