Simplified Issue Time Service Update

From the Desk of Marty Johnson First, and foremost, Mutual of Omaha would like to thank you for your business. We are very appreciative of the amount of business we have received, and continue to receive, due to your commitment and partnership. We remain committed to providing the quality service you have come to expect. Due to unprecedented volumes of new business, our Simplified Issue Life Underwriting team is experiencing delays in time service. In response, we have underwriters working overtime, nights and weekends to make sure your business is handled properly, and as quickly as possible. We understand reviewing
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Simplified Issue Underwriting Quick Reference Guide

The Simplified Underwriting Reference Guide provides you with a quick overview of the underwriting requirements for Indexed Universal Life Express (IULE), Term Life Express (TLE), Guaranteed Universal Life Express (GULE) and Living Promise Whole Life (Final Expense). This downloadable one-page flyer provides the basic underwriting requirements by product, the build chart and a summary of some of the ineligible conditions. You can also download this flyer and other Simplified Issue marketing materials by visiting mutualofomaha.com/simple or by logging into Sales Professional Access (SPA).   If you have questions, please contact your Account Executive or Sales Director.   Simplified Issue Underwriting
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Foreign National Questionnaire Now on iPipeline e-Apps

You are no longer required to submit a paper application if your client is a non-US citizen. The required Foreign National Questionnaire is now built into our iPipeline e-App for most products! Here’s what you need to know: Available on iPipeline e-App’s for: Indexed Universal Life Express (IULE) Term Life Express (TLE) Guaranteed Universal Life Express (GULE) Term Life Answers (TLA) AccumUL Answers Income Advantage IUL Life Protection Advantage IUL Who does this affect: Clients who are non-US citizens Make sure your client has the following ready in order to complete the Foreign National Questions: Visa Permanent Resident Card If
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

New Underwriting Guidelines Booklet – Now Available

The Life Insurance Underwriting Guidelines booklet has been updated for January 1, 2021 and is now available to order. Changes effective January 1, 2021 include: The IRS Tax Transcript form number that was previously 4506T-EZ has been updated and is now 4506-C. The new 4506-C tax transcript form is available to download on SPA. The generally acceptable maximum face amount for juveniles has been increased from $100,000 to $250,000; and the maximum we will consider has been increased from $250,000 to $500,000 We will now request a pharmaceutical check (Rx) for all Juvenile policies The updated guide is available to
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

IUL Historical Performance is Now Available for IUL Express

At Mutual of Omaha, our goal is to be as transparent as possible in our IUL renewal rate setting process. That’s why we continue to provide you with our historical index interest rates, as well as our renewal participation rates and caps. These flyers have been available for our fully-underwritten IULS; and, now that IUL Express has been available for a full year and inforce policies are hitting their anniversary, we also have a brand new flyer showing our IUL Express Historical Rates. IUL Express Historical Rate Flyer Income Advantage Historical Rates Flyer Life Protection Advantage Historical Rates Flyer These
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Just the Hits

If you are looking for a quick intro to the IUL Express or GUL Express e-App you can find all the most important information in our Quick Hits training video. Below are the chapters – or hits – you will find in the video: Plan Information – IULE Easy Solve IULE Without Easy Solve Solution Premium Summary – IULE Premium Summary – GULE Attachments – IULE Attachments – GULE Disability Riders Final Decision – IULE Final Decision – GULE For more product information and training, check out MutualOfOmaha.com/Simple.   Just the Hits   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Speed up Your Fully-Underwritten IUL Sales

Over the past few months, we’ve introduced two enhancements on Income Advantage IUL and Life Protection Advantage IUL that will help speed up your IUL sales: IUL on Speed eTicket and improved IUL illustrations. IUL on Speed eTicket and using Accelerated Underwriting: Speed eTicket Parameters: Face Amounts up to $5 million; Ages 18+ See the Speed eTicket flyer for additional parameters Please note: Lab requirements will be needed for cases outside Accelerated Underwriting parameters Accelerated Underwriting Parameters: Face amounts up to $1 million; ages 18-55; standard, standard plus, preferred and preferred plus classes See the Accelerated Underwriting flyer for additional
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

NEW Life of an LTC Application Brainshark

A new training video is available for agents! Mutual of Omaha has created an agent-use video which reviews the steps an application takes through the underwriting process. Click below to view:   If you have any questions, please contact your Mutual of Omaha’s Sales Support at (800) 693-6083 or email sales.support@mutualofomaha.com.   NEW Life of an LTC Application Brainshark   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Important Information Regarding EMSI Closure

On Friday, July 3, one of our approved paramedical companies, Examination Management Services Inc. (EMSI), announced they were ceasing operations effective immediately. This closure impacts exams and APSs ordered by the agent through EMSI. Please note: This does not impact exams and APSs ordered by the Mutual of Omaha home office since those are ordered through ExamOne. What You Need to Do: Any exams that were scheduled by the agent through EMSI will need to be rescheduled using one of the approved paramedical companies listed below. If your client has an exam scheduled with EMSI, it is important to let
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Online Applications Can Simplify Your Life

We are proud to offer a diverse Simplified Issue product portfolio so you can find the right solution for each of your clients – and fast. Term Life Express, Living Promise Whole Life (Final Expense), Children’s Whole Life, Accidental Death and most recently – IUL Express and GUL Express – are all available on iPipeline e-Application. Some of the benefits of using an e-Application: Helps you complete the application in good order – saving you and your client time Ensures you are always you using the correct forms Quicker issue for your clients – which means you get paid faster
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).