NGL EssentialLTC StrateCision Update

EssentialLTC Update EssentialLTC in StrateCision The enhanced version of EssentialLTC has been approved for use in StrateCision’s programs.   VitalLTC updates coming soon We are still testing the VitalLTC updates. You will be notified when the updates are complete.   1035 Exchange Flyer Don’t forget that you can fund EssentialLTC by a tax-free 1035 Exchange. Click here to download the 1035 Exchange Flyer. It gives you valuable background information on 1035 Exchanges, reasons for doing them and it shows how NGL’s EssentialLTC can be funded with a 1035 Exchange. You can also reference the Agent Guide for a full breakdown
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NGL – Washington State Long Term Care Trust Act

Washington State Long Term Care Trust Act NGL would like to address the Washington State Long Term Care Trust Act and timing for application processing. The most recent date determined by the Washington legislature to meet the “opt out” provision by obtaining a private LTCi policy is November 1, 2021. There is a high probability that all LTCi carriers will see a large increase in applications from now until the fall. In order to process new business and offer an underwriting decision in a timely manner, we are suggesting any applications for applicants trying to meet the November 1 deadline
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EssentialLTC – Underwriting Guide Update

Underwriting Guide Update As part of the recent product enhancements that took place on April 1, 2021 in 38 states, we have released an updated Underwriting Guide dated 03.21. The new guide reflects the new Premier rate class structure, has added items based on your feedback and has more conditions listed in greater detail. The guidelines in the updated guide are applicable to applications in all states, regardless of which version of EssentialLTC they use. Some notable updates include: Guidelines for a family history of dementia       More details for elevated blood pressure       More details
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Updated EssentialLTC Materials

Updated EssentialLTC Materials Keep yourself up to date with all that NGL EssentialLTC has to offer with updated training materials on the Agent Resource Center. Each item is designed to help you share the benefit of this invaluable product with your clients! Here are the updated pieces: Agent Guide LTCi for Almost Any Business Premier Underwriting Guide Product Comparison Product Features and Sales Ideas Production Introduction Guide Product Summary Sales Guide State Variation Listing Worksite Process and Resources 1035 Exchange Flyer NGL is committed to the LTCi market and will continue to bring you updated training materials and consumer pieces.
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Important EssentialLTC update

Important Consumer Brochure update We are currently reworking our EssentialLTC Consumer Brochure to reflect the April 1, 2021 product enhancements. Effective on April 1 in the states listed below, please do not distribute the current version of the brochure as it will no longer be in compliance. A new version of the brochure will be made available on the Agent Resource Center in the coming weeks. You will be notified of this in a follow up communication. States affected by product enhancements: AK, AL, AR, CO, GA, IA, ID, IL, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS,
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NGL – LTC Administrative Office closed April 2

LTC Administrative Office closed April 2 The LTC Administrative Office will be closed Friday, April 2, 2021 in observance of Good Friday. Regular business hours will resume on Monday, April 5, 2021. Please contact your dedicated Long Term Care Sales Team at LTC@nglic.com with questions. Thank you. NGL – LTC Administrative Office closed April 2     #goldencareagent #ngl #longtermcare
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NGL rating upgraded to A (Excellent) by AM Best

NGL rating upgraded to A (Excellent) by AM Best We are excited to announce AM Best has upgraded our Financial Strength Rating to A (Excellent) from A- (Excellent)! This rating reflects the excellent ability of National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL) to meet its ongoing insurance policy and contract obligations and further attests to its financial strength. “Last year NGL finished with capital and surplus reaching historic records. Our strong financial position is the result of generations of employees consistently doing what is right and always putting our policyholders first. This rating both confirms our strength and stability, and gives
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Introducing Enhancements to EssentialLTC

Introducing Enhancements to EssentialLTC A product that can now do more We have been listening to your feedback and are excited to announce your suggestions were used to enhance EssentialLTC! The changes are geared toward making it easier to sell, and the new features will allow you to offer your clients a product that can do more. We’ve enhanced its features, options, underwriting classes and the rider selection has been streamlined! These changes will be effective for all new business applications received on or after April 1, 2021 in the following 38 states: AK, AL, AR, CO, GA, IA, ID,
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REMINDER: Updated NGL EssentialLTC Compensation Schedule Needed

Simplified compensation structure Your compensation is important to us. We listened to you and heard that you wanted a simplified compensation structure, making it easier for you to understand how you will be paid. Beginning January 1, 2021, instead of eight levels of age bands, there are now two levels: Issue ages 40-69 Issue ages 70-79 Items not changing include: renewals are still based on the premium for the base policy and any Inflation Protection Rider, and half of the regular first-year compensation rate is applicable to the portion of premium for a Return of Premium Rider or the 10-Year
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National Guardian Life Acquires Everplans

NGL acquires Everplans, laying a foundation for expansion to become a digital leader in the insurance and employee benefit landscape We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Everplans, a New York City-based digital life-planning and organization company. Everplans will remain a separate entity and operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of NGL. Together these companies will be able to provide families across the country with easy, affordable and accessible ways to prepare for the unexpected, and be able to securely track and manage vital information throughout their lives, and during challenging times. “We have been helping people face life’s
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