Care Solutions News, November 2021

Care Solutions Sales & Support Teams Find your key sales contacts using our current territory map.   Operations updates Prepare for year-end: Review key dates and holiday hours We’re dedicated to helping you have a smooth and successful year-end. To ensure you’re prepared, review our holiday hours, new business processing guidelines for 2021 production, and details about this year’s required minimum distribution waiver.   Thanksgiving office closure, early newsletter deadlines OneAmerica will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will resume regular business hours on Monday, Nov. 29. Because of the upcoming holidays,
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Great News About Care Solutions Leadership

Care Solutions Sales & Support Teams DENNIS MARTIN, PRESIDENT, ILFS MARK SCALERCIO, HEAD OF DISTRIBUTION, ILFS   Our Care Solutions business continues to be an important part of the OneAmerica® story, and one of the ways we differentiate and drive value for the distribution partners and customers who depend on us.   Today, we’re pleased to announce an exciting next chapter for Care Solutions, and to share with you that Jeff Levin has accepted a role as our new head of Care Solutions. Jeff has been serving as interim head of Care Solutions since July, and his leadership, vision, experience
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Care Solutions News, October 2021

Care Solutions Sales & Support Teams Find your key sales contacts using our current territory map.   Operations updates Thanksgiving office closure, early newsletter deadlines OneAmerica will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will resume regular business hours on Monday, Nov. 29. Because of the holiday, the November issue of Care Solutions News will be distributed on Thursday, Nov. 18.   Postal Service delays The Unites States Postal Service (USPS) has implemented new service standards for First-Class Mail, beginning Oct. 1. This may be affecting the timing of mail from OneAmerica being
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Care Solutions News, July 2021

Care Solutions Sales & Support Teams Find your key sales contacts using our current territory map.   Tools and resources Start the LTC conversation and make connections with our interactive site Our interactive consumer website was designed to help your existing and prospective clients envision their retirement and begin to understand the impact that a long-term care event could have on realizing that vision. It’s a great way to get them thinking about a concept that might not be top of mind for them or their families. In addition to the social media posts we’ve already provided to help you
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Care Solutions News, June 2021

Care Solutions Sales & Support Teams Find your key sales contacts using our current territory map.   Tools and resources 2020 OneAmerica Annual Report: Stronger together In a year like no other, our values kept us anchored to our sole purpose: serving you and your customers. Explore and share our 2020 annual report for more about how 2020 was a year that proved we are stronger when we all come together. Be sure to watch or read our Care Solutions story about the close personal connections we made to help caregivers navigate the pandemic and keep loved ones safe.  
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Attention Ohio producers: Best Interest changes are here!

Ohio has updated the requirements around Best Interest and suitability in annuity transactions. New training will be required to be able to submit applications for any annuity products, including Asset Care annuity funding whole life. These changes for Ohio went into effect February 14, 2021.   Updated training course required by each state Producers who have previously taken the four-hour state generic annuity suitability course can now have the option of taking either the one-hour catch-up training course on annuity best interest, or they can take the newly created four-hour course on annuity best interest suitability by August 14, 2021.
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OneAmerica Care Solutions News

Care Solutions Sales & Support Teams Find your key sales contacts using our current territory map.   Tools and resources Wondering how much LTC could cost your clients? Check out the LTC Cost of Care map provided by OneAmerica. This site will allow you to estimate what care could cost on an annual, monthly or daily basis in your client’s individual state. Know the cost difference between informal, home, assisted living and nursing home care. Compare costs to the national average and view how inflation can affect the cost in future years. Utilize the cost of care map by visiting
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Annuity Care and Annuity Care II updates take effect April 24

Annuity Care and Annuity Care II updates launching April 24 Last year, we made pricing updates to the Continuation of Benefit (COB) options on our Annuity Care and Annuity Care II products in certain approved states. On April 24, these same updates will go into effect in additional states, and we want to make sure you’re prepared. These changes reflect our commitment to good stewardship, the viability of our products and being there when our customers need us most.   Prepare for the changes What’s changing: Annuity Care In November of 2020, we adjusted the pricing of the Annuity Care
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OneAmerica Care Solutions News

Care Solutions Sales & Support Teams Find your key sales contacts using our current territory map.   Tools and resources LTC Tax Guide The 2021 Long-Term Care Tax Guide is now available, including updated information on the 2021 age-related table eligible premium amounts; a thorough discussion of the benefits of Asset Care when provided as an executive bonus; the benefits of IRC section 1035 exchanges into Care Solutions portfolio products; and much more!   Operations updates Grace period in place to assist policyholders receiving late billing statements We have become aware that due to pandemic and weather mailing delays, some
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OneAmerica Care Solutions News

Care Solutions Sales & Support Teams Find your key sales contacts using our current territory map.   News to know Reminder: Care Solutions wholesaling updates As we announced last month, we’ve restructured our Care Solutions wholesaling model to provide geographically aligned support instead of account-aligned support. This change, effective Jan. 1, 2021, means that our regional sales directors are available to meet producers where they are and support agencies locally. RSDs are aligned by state, based on the address of your office and the residential addresses of your producers. Review our updated map and contact list for details about your
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