External Replacement Guidelines

Since September 1, 2015, United of Omaha has not accepted external replacements on simplified issue life insurance applications in Kentucky, Kansas or West Virginia. Please make sure you are aware of the external replacement guidelines below. Products impacted Term Life Express Guaranteed Universal Life Express Living Promise Whole Life (Final Expense) Children’s Whole Life Indexed Universal Life Express Any simplified issue application taken in Kentucky, Kansas or West Virginia stating an external replacement is involved, will not be accepted. External replacements will be considered on fully underwritten products in these states on a case by case basis. It is required
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Upcoming Changes to Our Life Product Portfolio

Mutual of Omaha is financially strong and we continue to focus on growing our company. Our commitment to growth is what helps ensure that we’ll be around when it comes time for us to deliver on the promises we’ve made to our policyholders. This continued growth requires an investment of capital, and as a mutual company, we rely primarily on our earnings to create new capital. Recently, statutory earnings have been impacted by several economic factors, including a prolonged low interest rate environment. We’re proactively addressing this trend in 2020 to produce positive statutory earnings and maintain our long-term financial
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

2020 Life Product Changes: Transition Rules

Effective January 1, 2020, we will be making changes to our life product portfolio, including discontinuing our Guaranteed Universal Life product, repricing our Level and Graded Living Promise Whole Life final expense products, repricing our Term Life Express Non-ROP product and discontinuing our Term Life Express 20-Year ROP product. Below is a summary of the transition rules. More information on these product changes and transition rules can be found in our 2020 Life Product Changes Frequently Asked Questions document.   GUL and TLE 20-Year ROP policies: You will still be able to submit applications for GUL and TLE 20-year ROP
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Learn the Basics: Living Promise

If you are a new agent or would just like to learn more about Living Promise (Final Expense) Whole Life Insurance, we’ve made it simple for you. We created this quick, informative video to teach you about the product features and some of the selling points of Living Promise.  Or to view in a separate window, click here.   If you have any questions, please contact your Mutual of Omaha’s Sales Support at (800) 693-6083 or email sales.support@mutualofomaha.com.   Learn the Basics: Living Promise   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

It’s Almost Life Insurance Awareness Month

It’s almost time for those of us in the industry to celebrate what we do every day—help clients protect their family home, their savings, their way of life and their plans for the future. It’s also a great time for your agents to start a conversation about the value of life insurance-whether they’re meeting with a new prospect or conducting an annual review with an existing client. Life insurance and retirement planning Any discussion about life insurance should include its role in retirement planning. Our Map Your Course materials can help. This suite of materials helps your agents talk with
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Living Promise e-App Will Be Unavailable on August 17th

On Saturday, August 17th, the Living Promise (Final Expense) iPipeline e-Application system will be temporarily unavailable as we perform routine maintenance. The planned outage will last 11:00 p.m. (CST) Friday, August 16th through 11:00 p.m. (CST) Saturday, August 17th. During this outage: You will not see Living Promise as an available product option when starting a new case Your producer dashboard will not display your Living Promise pending cases Any cases awaiting signatures (whether the HIPAA signature or final signature) will not be able to be signed. If someone attempts to click on a link that was sent via an
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Update to Final Expense Application Submissions

  Notable News Important update to final expense application submissions Effective Monday, July 1, 2019, the Final Expense Accelerated DB/Terminal Illness Disclosure Form (Form No. ACC-DISC-LR) must be signed, dated, and submitted at the time of the final expense application submission. In the past, the form was signed on delivery. It is now required to be signed, dated, and submitted with the application. Please note that this form is not required in all states. The form may still be obtained on delivery for applications received on or before July 31, 2019, however applications received on or after 8/1/19 must include
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