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Insurance v. a Hybrid: AALTCI Gets the Numbers," by Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor
"The American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI) has come
out with a new long-term care (LTC) benefits product cost comparison
analysis. AALTCI looked at how much a consumer might pay to get long-term
care benefits through a stand-alone long-term care insurance policy, versus
how much the same consumer might pay to get the same amount of benefits
through a life insurance policy that offers LTC benefits.”
(from Stephen A. Moses,
President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform):
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A.M. Best Affirms Mutual of Omaha's Financial Rating
A.M. Best performed their annual
rating committee review on Mutual of Omaha and affirmed our financial
strength rating of A+
(Superior) with a stable ratings outlook. The ratings
reflect Mutual of Omaha's balance sheet strength, which A.M. Best
categorizes as very strong, as well as our strong operating performance,
favorable business profile and appropriate enterprise risk management.
Sales Professional Access Case Monitoring Enhancement
Mutual of Omaha is continually
evaluating opportunities to improve our business processes and tools to
help you get your applications issued quicker. As of February 16th, the
case monitoring dashboard on Sales Professional Access has been updated to
display more accurate and detailed requirements.
Order Now! New MutualCare® Solutions
ORDER TODAY! New paper
applications are available for order. These applications reflect the no
cash with application and conditional coverage changes effective 2/23/2020.
Introducing Mutual Perks for Mutual of Omaha Policyholders
The Mutual Perks program is
designed to help some of your clients keep more money in their pockets,
providing coupons & discounts, health & fitness programs, vision
care, hearing health care, and more!
Mutual Perks will be available
to existing Mutual of Omaha Life Insurance, Annuity, Long-Term Care,
Disability, Critical Advantage, Accidental Death policyholders.
Note: Mutual Perks is not
available to Medicare Supplement, Medicare Advantage, Prescription Drug
Plan, Vision or Dental policyholders at this time.
Return of Premium… Like a Money-Back Guarantee
Sales Idea! Return of premium can turn a skeptical prospect into a
With three return of premium
options available from Mutual of Omaha, you’re sure to find one that fits
your customers' needs and build confidence.
New Authorization for Release of Individual Tax Return
Beginning March 1, 2020, a new
Authorization for Release of Individual Tax Return Transcript form and an
IRS 4506T-EZ form will now be needed when applying for a United of Omaha
life insurance policy when the face amount exceeds $5 million.
Paper Application Submission via Email
In November, we introduced the
ability to submit paper applications and additional requirements via email.
When utilizing the email options to submit either new business or
additional requirements, remember these important tips.
Supplementing Disability Income Insurance Coverage
Disability income policies
offered through an employer may have considerable coverage gaps. One
solution is to supplement current employer coverage with individual
short-term disability income insurance.
Your Guide to Selling Critical Advantage
Here is everything you need to
know to start selling Critical Illness insurance, Cancer insurance &
Heart Attack/Stroke insurance with Mutual of Omaha.
There is a New Critical Illness Built-in Return of Premium
Great News! Now you can do more
than just talk to your clients about Critical Illness built-in return of
premium, you can show them with a new consumer facing flyer.
Securian Financial reports strong 2019
Securian Financial announced
preliminary 2019 financial results at its annual all-company meeting in
late February, highlighted by strong revenue growth and increased community
"In 2019, we delivered
excellent operating performance consistent with our 140-year history of
outstanding financial strength,” said Chris Hilger, Securian Financial’s
chairman, president and CEO.
Life insurance inforce payments going to new address
Effective February 2020, all
life insurance payments for inforce policies will go to our new PO Box
addresses – one for Securian Life Insurance Company and another for
Minnesota Life Insurance Company.
If payments are sent to our old
address after this date, they will be forwarded to Securian Financials’
home office until 2021. Please note, for clients with direct billing
payments through a bank, they may need to update our address with their
Eclipse Protector II IUL: Get 3 benefits in 1
If your clients are looking for
affordable, lifetime protection and greater potential for cash accumulation
– don't turn to GUL products. Consider presenting Indexed Universal Life
Find out how Eclipse Protector
II IUL compares by offering the best of both worlds.
GTL's Short-Term HHC Now Available in South Dakota
GTL is pleased to announce their
Short-Term Home Health Care Insurance is now available in South Dakota!
Available on paper only - e-App coming soon!
Advantage Plus Upgrade Now Available in Washington!
Another exciting update: GTL's
Advantage Plus® upgrade is now available in Washington on Paper,
Portal, Windows 10 App, and the e-App!
The Quick and Easy Way to Order GTL Supplies
Have you been using the new
GTLink? GTLink is the central hub to order supplies and for everything else
you need to sell GTL!
NGL's Financial Strength Affirmed
We are pleased to announce AM
Best has revised the outlooks to positive from stable and affirmed its A-
(Excellent) rating effective February 28, 2020. This rating reflects the
excellent ability of NGL to meet its ongoing insurance policy and contract
obligations and further attests to its financial strength.
Thrivent Named One of the 2020 World's Most Ethical
Thrivent, a diversified
financial services organization, has been recognized by Ethisphere, a
global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business
practices, as one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies.
Thrivent has been recognized
nine years in a row and is one of only five honorees in the financial
Medicare News -
Mutual of Omaha and Affiliates:
Upcoming Modernized Rate Adjustment
View upcoming rate adjustments
Health and fitness programs and
money saving discounts - see the value-added benefits your client's receive
when they purchase a Mutual of Omaha Medicare supplement policy.
View the upcoming rate
adjustment for Nebraska.
New High Deductible G
High Deductible G is now
available in five more states - CA, MO, ND, WI and WY.
Spotlight on Dental-The Network
Learn more about our dental
product's network with over 396,000 location nationwide.
Ready to Sell Reminders for MA and PDP
What you need to know about
Ready to Sell (RTS) - including an explanation of your status on the SPA
reports and becoming RTS.
Upcoming Rate Adjustments
View upcoming rate adjustments
for AZ, CA, CO, MD, NM, SD, TN, UT.
Brokerage Health Webinar Series
Mark your calendars for our
second webinar of 2020, PDP-A Year-Round Sales Opportunity.
Importance of Medicare Advantage Follow-up Appointments
Learn about the importance of
follow up calls for Medicare Advantage policy holders.