Med Supp Withdrawn In 9 States Effective 1-1-24

Med Supp Withdrawn In 9 States Effective 1-1-24 Effective January 1, 2024, acceptance of new Med Supp applications in the following states will be discontinued: Lumico States — NV and WY ELIPS States — IA, IL, MD, MO, NE, OK and SD Here’s what you need to know: Effective 1/1/24, we will no longer accept applications in the above states. Any apps started in our e-App must be submitted by 12/31/23, or they will expire on 1/1/24. Paper applications received on or after 1/1/24 will be returned. Applicants may request an effective date that is after 1/1/24, so long as:
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Categories: Industry News, Lumico, and Medicare Supp./Adv..

Annual Advertising Compliance Reminder

State advertising regulations require Thrivent to remind you each year about our advertising requirements. Regulatory bodies such as the State Insurance Departments, FINRA and SEC require that Thrivent maintain a system of control over the content, form and method of dissemination of advertisements. Thrivent’s policy, which is based on these regulatory requirements and enhanced to ensure brand and messaging alignment, is that all materials used to advertise Thrivent, its products or services, or created with the intent to sell Thrivent’s products must be approved and a compliance number issued by the corporate compliance area before use. Learn More   #goldencareagent
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Thrivent.

Thrivent and LTCG/illumifin Upcoming 2023 Holiday Closures

Important Dates Dec 25 — Christmas Day Thrivent and illumifin are closed Dec 27 — Year-End Cutoff to receive premium or to receive outstanding requirements for Thrivent LTC Jan 1 — New Year’s Day Thrivent and illumifin are closed   #goldencareagent #thrivent #ltc
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Thrivent.

Update – Voice Signature option for Lumico Med Supp apps

Update – Voice Signature option for Lumico Med Supp apps Effective January 1, 2024, the Voice Signature (Voice Sig) option will no longer be available for Lumico Med Supp apps. Here’s what you need to know: Agents may notice some changes to the e-App to remove the Voice Sig option starting 12/19. This change will only impact new Med Supp apps they submit on/after 12/19. The Code Signature, e-Signature, and Sign Pad options will remain available for use with Med Supp customers. If you have any questions, please reach out to your Account Manager directly.   Thank you! Lumico Medigap
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Categories: Industry News, Lumico, and Medicare Supp./Adv..

Thanksgiving Holiday Office Closing and 2023 End of Year Pay Dates

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates (United of Omaha and United World) will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 23rd and 24th for the Thanksgiving holiday. Below are the cut-off dates and times and the adjusted pay schedules. Holiday Pay Calculation Schedule Med Supp E-App & All Life Cutoff 3:00 PM Health Cutoff 3:00 PM Long Term Care Cutoff 3:00 PM Direct Deposit (EFT) Available The 23rd & 24th of November, Thursday and Friday 11/23/2023-11/24/2023 Monday 11/20/2023 Monday 11/20/2023 Friday 11/17/2023 Friday 11/17/2023 Friday 11/24/2023   Weekly and holiday pay schedules are also available on the Sales Professional Access
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Categories: Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Reminder – Upcoming holiday hours

A holiday’s around the corner! Please review Lumico’s Holiday Calendar for office and service center closures or impacted hours of operation. We appreciate your partnership and hope you enjoy the holidays!   Thank you! Lumico Medigap Solutions Team   Note: If you experience production issues at any time, please call our production support line at 1-888-536-0918.   Lumico — Insurance Made Clear.   #goldencareagent #lumico
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Categories: Industry News, Lumico, and Medicare Supp./Adv..

AM Best Revises Outlook to Positive for Guarantee Trust Life Insurance Company

We are excited to announce that AM Best has revised the outlook to positive from stable and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) for Guarantee Trust Life Insurance Company.   According to AM Best, the Credit Ratings reflect Guarantee Trust Life’s balance sheet strength, which AM Best assesses as very strong, as well as GTL’s strong operating performance.   From all of us at Guarantee Trust Life Insurance Company, we thank you for placing your trust in us and thank you for your business and partnership! We are here to help during AEP! Call us at 800-323-6907.  
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Categories: Guarantee Trust Life and Industry News.

Labor Day Office Closing 2023

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates (United of Omaha and United World) will be closed on Monday, September 4th in honor of the Labor Day holiday. Below are the cut-off dates and times and the adjusted pay schedules. Holiday Pay Calculation Schedule Med Supp E-App & All Life Cutoff 3:00 PM Health Cutoff 3:00 PM Long-Term Care Cutoff 3:00 PM Direct Deposit (EFT) Available Labor Day, Monday 9/07/2023 Tuesday, 9/5/2023 Tuesday, 9/5/2023 Friday, 9/1/2023 Friday, 9/1/2023 Friday, 9/8/2023 Weekly and holiday pay schedules are also available on the Sales Professional Access (SPA) website. If you have any questions, please contact
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Categories: Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

GTL’s Labor Day Office Closing

GTL will be closed on Monday, September 4th.   Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, September 5th at 7:00AM CST.   We wish you a safe and relaxing holiday weekend!   #goldencareagent #gtl #laborday
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Categories: Guarantee Trust Life and Industry News.

Contacting Sales Support Made Easy

A brand-new, easy-to-use improvement to the Senior Health and Income Wealth and Planning Sales Support phone lines was implemented on Thursday, August 10th. This new update allows callers to efficiently reach sales support representatives. Calling 800-693-6083 now will present a new menu of options – and all it takes is one button press to get connected with a member of our team: Dial 1 for a directory of departments (for needs such as underwriting, service on an existing policy, contracts and appointments, commissions, or tech support). Dial 2 for Medicare supplement, Medicare Advantage, dental or prescription drug plans. Dial 3
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Categories: Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).