No April Fool’s Stunt Here- Our Game Time Incentive Begins TODAY

  New GoldenCare Sales Incentive STARTS TODAY! This is no April Fool’s stunt – GoldenCare is starting Q2 2022 with a little fun! Between April 1st – May 15th, get your name entered into a drawing to win cash prizes! How To Enter: For each qualifying MutualCare® Custom Solution applicant written, your name gets entered. The more you write, the better your chances of winning! Cash Prizes Include: Don’t wait too long! The drawing will take place on Tuesday, May 24th! It’s Game On!     Get Promo Details!   #goldencareagent
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

Good news! We’re eliminating our COVID-19 restrictions

Eliminating COVID-19 restrictions and more Securian Financial remains focused on delivering high levels of service, helping customers with their insurance needs, and maintaining the company’s financial strength. Your support in delivering on this focus has provided valuable insights to best navigate the unpredictable nature of a pandemic while addressing the additional risks it presents. Since these participation limits were implemented, our promise has been to actively review these guidelines. Along the way, we have delivered on a request for transparency to enable you to make the best decisions for your customers. While the pandemic isn’t over, we feel we have
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Securian.

NGL EssentialLTC – Updated COVID-19 Underwriting Guidelines

Updated COVID-19 Underwriting Guidelines Based on the evolving COVID-19 situation it has been determined that certain COVID-19 positive individuals may only have to wait one month instead of three or six to apply for coverage. We also eliminated guidelines on negative testing and close contact exposure. The new guidelines focus on COVID-19 positive test results, symptoms and recovery. Effective immediately, the new underwriting guidelines for COVID-19 are as follows: These guidelines have been updated in the Premier Underwriting Guide. It will be available tomorrow in Reference Guides under the Sales & Marketing tab on the Agent Resource Center (ARC). The
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and National Guardian Life.

Condition-Related Marketing: COVID-19

Condition-Related Marketing: COVID-19 Mutual of Omaha continues to learn more about the risks of COVID-19 and how to best field underwrite for the condition. However, our new condition-related marketing flyer lists key tips to help you gather the most important information about your LTCi applicants. Download it now!   Condition-Related Marketing: COVID-19   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Securian Update: COVID-19 guidelines

COVID-19 new business and underwriting participation guidelines extended through December 31, 2021 Securian Financial remains focused on delivering high levels of service, helping customers with their insurance needs, and maintaining the company’s financial strength. Your support in delivering on this focus has provided valuable insights to best navigate the unpredictable nature of a pandemic while addressing the additional risks it presents. Since these participation limits were implemented, our promise has been to actively review these guidelines. Along the way, we have delivered on a request for transparency to enable you to make the best decisions for your customers. While not
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Securian.

Return to pre-COVID guidelines: COI no longer required for every case

Return to pre-COVID guidelines: COI no longer required for every case Effective immediately, we will no longer require a Certificate of Insurability (COI) to be completed at policy delivery if premium is submitted with the application and the policy is issued standard or better. As long as the premium is submitted with the application, doesn’t have a substandard rating, and bound via a temporary insurance agreement (such as in Cash with App cases), no COI will be required. Additionally, we will no longer require a COI to be completed prior to initiating a request of funds or 1035 exchange. This
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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and OneAmerica.

Changes to COVID-19 participation guidelines

Changes to COVID-19 participation guidelines Securian Financial remains focused on delivering high levels of service, helping customers with their insurance needs, and maintaining the company’s financial strength. Your support in delivering on this focus has provided valuable insights to best navigate the unpredictable nature of a pandemic while addressing the additional risks it presents. Since these participation limits were implemented, our promise has been to actively review these guidelines. Along the way, we have delivered on a request for transparency to enable you to make the best decisions for your customers. While not yet at the final stage in our
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Categories: COVID-19, Industry News, and Securian.

Long-Term Care Virtual Assessment Update

Throughout the pandemic, Mutual of Omaha has been evaluating our underwriting and new business practices in efforts to support business continuity, deliver a high level of service and maintain our financial strength. In February, we announced a temporary transition to virtual assessments for applicants age 65 and over with favorable medical records. However, due to the increasing number of Americans being vaccinated, we will be moving back to face-to-face assessments. Effective June 1, 2021, virtual assessments will only be conducted when a nurse is not available or due to geographic location. *Reminder:  Underwriting will initiate scheduling assessments for LTC applicants
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Categories: COVID-19, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Long-Term Care Virtual Assessment Update

From the Desk of Allen Gregoire Throughout the pandemic, Mutual of Omaha has been evaluating our underwriting and new business practices in efforts to support business continuity, deliver a high level of service and maintain our financial strength. In February, we announced a temporary transition to virtual assessments for applicants age 65 and over with favorable medical records. However, due to the increasing number of Americans being vaccinated, we will be moving back to face-to-face assessments. Effective June 1, 2021, virtual assessments will only be conducted when a nurse is not available or due to geographic location. *Reminder:  Underwriting will
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Categories: COVID-19, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

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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Categories: Industry News, Linked Benefit/Hybrids, and OneAmerica.