GoldenCare Newsletter | May 3, 2021

Read Full GoldenCare Newsletter, May 3, 2021 Edition In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition From GoldenCare:   THURSDAY! GTL Recover Cash STC Product Training Thursday, May 6, 2021 11:00 AM  to  11:30 AM CDT   Diversify your portfolio for greater sales success! Join us for product and sales live and prerecorded training.  Stay up-to-date on the latest products and sales strategies. Check back for our next exciting promotion! Guest Articles: “Genworth Plans for Return to Long-Term Care Insurance Sales,” by Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor Enjoy!   Compliance: Important IOLI and STOLI Reminders GoldenCare Agent Compliance Guide GoldenCare Agent Marketing Guide   Industry
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Long-Term Care, Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates), National Guardian Life, Thrivent, and Transamerica.

USPS Mail Delays

You may have noticed substantial delays with the mail you receive through the US Postal Service (USPS). One of our concerns related to our business is the potential delay between the time mail is postmarked and the time it is received. This could cause issues for customers who receive renewal notices and pay premiums by mail. With that in mind, the Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) has issued Bulletin 21–08 to direct agents and advisors to work with policyholders affected by this type of delay. The MIA asks agents and advisors to actively monitor and implement measures to avoid, to the
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Transamerica.

GoldenCare Newsletter | April 5, 2021

Read Full GoldenCare Newsletter, April 5, 2021 Edition In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition From GoldenCare:   TOMORROW! LEADS AND REFERRALS WITH CAREOPTIONS Tues, April 7, 2021 2:00 PM  to  2:30 PM CDT   Diversify your portfolio for greater sales success! Join us for product and sales live and prerecorded training.  Stay up-to-date on the latest products and sales strategies. Check back for our next exciting promotion! Guest Article: “America now knows that nursing homes are broken. Does anyone care enough to fix them?,” by Suzy Khimm, NBC News Enjoy!   Compliance: REMINDER:  Holiday Telephone Solicitation Ban for the Month of
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Long-Term Care, Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates), National Guardian Life, OneAmerica, Thrivent, and Transamerica.

Underwriting and New Business Notifications

UNDERWRITING UPDATES As many of our valued partners know, we discontinued sales of individual, standalone long term care insurance products on March 31, 2021. Also, acceptance of applications under approved multi-life cases (worksite and association) will end on June 30, 2021. However, please know that our underwriters are still focused on servicing the needs of your submitted applications. As a result, there are a few underwriting updates to process your business as quickly as possible during the transition: Our prequalification hotline hours at 866-297-7414 will be 12–5 p.m. CT. You can still email ltc_prequalify@transamerica.com at any time. We will no
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Transamerica.

GoldenCare Newsletter | March 22, 2021

Read Full GoldenCare Newsletter, March 22, 2021 Edition In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition From GoldenCare:   TODAY AND THURSDAY! LTC vs Hybrid – The Gloves Are Coming Off! (Part 1) Tues, Mar 23, 2021 2:00 PM  to  2:30 PM CDT LTC vs Hybrid – Designing the Alternative Plan (Part 2) Thurs, Mar 25, 2021 11:00 AM  to  11:30 AM CDT       Diversify your portfolio for greater sales success! Join us for product and sales live and prerecorded training.  Stay up-to-date on the latest products and sales strategies. Check back for our next exciting promotion! Guest Article: “2020 Long-Term
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Long-Term Care, Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates), National Guardian Life, and Transamerica.

Reminder: Transamerica to Discontinue Selling LTC

TRANSAMERICA TO DISCONTINUE STANDALONE LONG TERM CARE As a reminder, Transamerica will discontinue the sale of individual, standalone long term care insurance (LTCI) products on March 31, 2021. Also, acceptance of applications under approved multi-life cases (worksite and association) will end on June 30, 2021. The impacted products are TransCare® II and TransCare® III. These changes will not affect any LTCI policies previously issued to existing customers. The administration and service of in force policies will stay the same, and customers shouldn’t see a change in their experience. LTCG, a trusted leader in the LTCI business, will remain the administrator
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Transamerica.

ATTENTION TRANSAMERICA AGENTS: Transamerica is out! What are your options?

Join Tom Randall for a feature and pricing comparison between Transamerica’s TransCare III and Omaha’s MutualCare® Custom Solution products.   Thursday, March 11, 2021, 10 AM CST     Click Here to add additional carriers & products to your appointments. Questions? Call our Marketing Team at 800-842-7799! Don’t forget to subscribe to our News Digest for all the latest announcements from the Top Carriers! Check out GoldenCare News #goldencareagent
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, Long-Term Care, Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates), and Transamerica.

GoldenCare Newsletter | February 8, 2021

Read Full GoldenCare Newsletter, February 8, 2021 Edition In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition From GoldenCare:   TOMORROW! Aetna’s Recovery Care vs GTL’s Recover Cash Thurs, Jan 28, 2021 2:00 PM  to  2:45 PM CST   Diversify your portfolio for greater sales success! Join us for product and sales live and prerecorded training.  Stay up-to-date on the latest products and sales strategies. Check back for our next exciting promotion! Guest Article: “Want to age at home instead of a nursing home? Consider this first,” by Alessandra Malito, MarketWatch Enjoy!   Compliance: REMINDER:  US Holiday Telephone Solicitation Bans for the Month of
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Long-Term Care, Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates), National Guardian Life, and Transamerica.

Transamerica Discontinues Selling LTC

TRANSAMERICA TO DISCONTINUE STANDALONE LONG TERM CARE As announced December 10, 2020, on Capital Markets Day by Aegon CEO Lard Friese, Transamerica will discontinue sales of our individual, standalone Long Term Care (LTC) business on March 31, 2021. In addition, acceptance of applications under approved multi-life cases (worksite and association) will end on June 30, 2021. LTC riders on life insurance policies are not affected. The only impacted products are TransCare® II and TransCare® III. It’s important that you know your clients with existing policies are not impacted. Their customer experience will stay the same, and they will not experience
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Transamerica.

GoldenCare Newsletter | December 21, 2020

Read Full GoldenCare Newsletter, December 21, 2020 Edition In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition From GoldenCare:     PROMO TIME! Perfect Portfolio Sales Incentives Get those apps in before December 31, 2020 HAPPY SELLING!   Diversify your portfolio for greater sales success! Join us for product and sales live and prerecorded training.  Stay up-to-date on the latest products and sales strategies. Check back for our next exciting promotion! Guest Article: “Long-Term Care Insurance Decline Rates Reported” by Jesse Slome, American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance Enjoy!   Compliance: REMINDER:  Updates to GoldenCare Contracting Made Easy Paperwork GoldenCare Agent Compliance Guide GoldenCare
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, Long-Term Care, Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates), National Guardian Life, Securian, Thrivent, and Transamerica.