Tom Randall’s Call to Action: Start the Long-Term Care conversation NOW!

From the Desk of Tom Randall Regardless of Which State They Live In…  the WA Cares Fund Program MATTERS to Your Clients! It’s Very Important You Understand the New Washington Cares Fund Program. Here’s why, and what you need to tell your clients and prospects! Effective 1/1/22, Washington workers will pay an EXTRA tax of $0.58 per every $100 of earnings… with NO Maximum Limit! If you make $100,000, you would owe an EXTRA $580 tax/year… Even at $50,000, that’s an EXTRA $290 tax/year Worked harder? If you’re at $500,000, that’s an EXTRA $2900/year! For that EXTRA $290 – $2900 tax/year,
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Tom Randall’s Call to Action: Start the Long-Term Care conversation NOW!

From the Desk of Tom Randall Regardless of Which State They Live In…  the WA Cares Fund Program MATTERS to Your Clients! It’s Very Important You Understand the New Washington Cares Fund Program. Here’s why, and what you need to tell your clients and prospects! Effective 1/1/22, Washington workers will pay an EXTRA tax of $0.58 per every $100 of earnings… with NO Maximum Limit! If you make $100,000, you would owe an EXTRA $580 tax/year… Even at $50,000, that’s an EXTRA $290 tax/year Worked harder? If you’re at $500,000, that’s an EXTRA $2900/year! For that EXTRA $290 – $2900 tax/year,
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Home Care Secure Now Available in AR and PA

Home Care Secure is now available in Arkansas and Pennsylvania. This update is now available on Paper, the Agent Portal and on the e-App. Please update your e-App now to see this change. Log into the Agent Portal     Home Care Secure, a new short term home health care insurance offering underwritten by GTL, was developed by Home Care Genie and is being offered exclusively as a membership benefit in the Aging at Home Association. The product is available for sales in 19 states including: AL, AR, AZ, CO, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MI, NE, NC, OH,
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Categories: Guarantee Trust Life, Hospital Indemnity Plan, and Industry News.

Updated Hours of Operation for the Client Interview Team

Our Client Interview Team will continue to offer expanded operating hours Monday – Thursday for your convenience. NEW Operating Hours (Effective 8/1/2021) Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (CT) Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (CT) Client Interview Team The Client Interview team supports client personal health history interviews for the following product lines: Simplified Issue Life Fully Underwritten Life Critical Illness Disability Income Contact (800) 775-3000: Simplified Issue Life, Fully Underwritten Life, Critical Illness and Disability Income Interviews (800) 749-8652: Disability Income Customer-Assisted e-App Interviews ONLY If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your Sales
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Categories: Critical Illness, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Long-Term Care Rider Minimum Face Amount Increase in the State of WA

Effective Thursday, July 22, 2021, for the State of Washington ONLY, Mutual of Omaha is increasing the minimum face amount required on all IUL insurance policy applications that include the long-term care rider to $250,000. This action is being taken to prevent individuals from applying for a life insurance policy with LTC to avoid the Washington State’s Long-Term Care Trust Act payroll tax deduction with no intention of keeping the policy in force. Mutual of Omaha has a responsibility to our policyholders and distribution partners to ensure our product offerings are used as designed, offering lasting life insurance and LTC
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Who is the IUL Express Client?

People often ask us who this product is designed for or who the target market is. The truth is, the IUL Express product is versatile. It is flexible enough to work for a wide variety of your clients’ needs, but it’s one thing for us to say it and another thing for us to demonstrate it. So, we asked one of our sales directors to pull a random sampling of 10 cases all placed in one single day. Even we were surprised by the flexibility of the IUL Express product. Watch this short IUL Express video to see what we
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Call to Action: Start the Long-Term Care conversation NOW!

From the Desk of Tom Randall Regardless of Which State They Live In…  the WA Cares Fund Program MATTERS to Your Clients! It’s Very Important You Understand the New Washington Cares Fund Program. Here’s why, and what you need to tell your clients and prospects! Effective 1/1/22, Washington workers will pay an EXTRA tax of $0.58 per every $100 of earnings… with NO Maximum Limit! If you make $100,000, you would owe an EXTRA $580 tax/year… Even at $50,000, that’s an EXTRA $290 tax/year Worked harder? If you’re at $500,000, that’s an EXTRA $2900/year! For that EXTRA $290 – $2900 tax/year,
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare Solutions – Omaha Family of Companies

Medicare Supplement: Upcoming Rate Adjustments Review upcoming rate adjustments in various states.   August Rate Release View the new rates for Alaska, Alabama, Missouri, Michigan, and Wisconsin effective August 1, 2021.   Why Choose Mutual of Omaha? Mutual of Omaha has a long-standing commitment to help you meet the needs of your senior-age clients, with our extensive Medicare Solutions Product Portfolio.   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Dental, Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Mutual of Omaha Broker’s Facebook page

The Mutual of Omaha Brokerage Sales Team is now on Facebook! At Mutual of Omaha we value you and your business. One of our top priorities is to provide you with the best, most competitive marketing materials we can. In today’s digital world, that includes social media. This private Facebook Group has been designed specifically for Mutual of Omaha’s Brokerage distribution and will provide social media posts for Life, Accidental Death, Annuities, Long-Term Care, Disability and Critical Illness. Additionally, urgent announcements will also be released on our Facebook page. The posts will be pre-approved, and we encourage you to like
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Categories: Critical Illness, Dental, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Long-Term Care Insurance Case Monitoring Update

Mutual of Omaha is pleased to announce the long-term care back-office data entry of applications has returned to normal processing times. Applications and all case status updates are now visible on Sales Professional Access (SPA), including application received date. Note: Due to the ongoing influx of business, telephone interview availability is limited. Currently, interviews are being schedule 2-3 weeks out from when requested by underwriting. We encourage you to check SPA to review your case status updates as our teams work diligently to process your LTCi cases as quickly as possible.   If you have any questions, please contact Mutual
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).