Underwriting Tip: Owner and Beneficiary Relationships

We offer a variety of simplified issue Express life insurance products to help meet your clients’ needs. It’s important for you to be aware of the acceptable owner/beneficiary relationships. Acceptable Owner/Beneficiary Relationships include: Spouse, Fiancée, Domestic Partner Parent Child Life Insurance Trust Acceptable Beneficiary-Only Relationships (not as owner) include: Estate Siblings Grandparents and Grandchildren Close Relatives by Marriage (in-laws) Ex-spouse Any other Owner/Beneficiary relationships will not be approved. Get this information and other important underwriting information in our Underwriting Guide. And, to learn more about our simplified issue Express products, visit mutualofomaha.com/simple.   Underwriting Tip: Owner and Beneficiary Relationships  
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Updated Maryland CWL App Pack

Effective April 29, 2020 the Maryland Children’s Whole Life application packets were updated, please make sure you begin using the new application packet by checking the form number. App pack form numbers: Old: ICC17L663A New: ICC18L672A The new paper application packets are available and can be found on Sales Professional Access or ordered through your normal ordering channels. The electronic application is updated with the correct forms. Transition Rules: Children’s Whole Life applications submitted after June 1, 2020, must use the new Maryland application packet. Maryland application packets with the old form number will not be accepted after June 1,
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

TLE e-Application Training and Helpful Hints

Our Term Life Express e-Application, featuring Automated Underwriting, allows you to efficiently submit your applications with the quickest outcome. Need a refresher or have questions regarding the TLE e-App? Refer to the producer training video below. The video walks you through the entire e-App. Sections indicating “NEW” in the title showcase the screens that changed when we added the Automated Underwriting feature. If you don’t want to watch the video in its’ entirety, simply click the section you need. Term Life Express e-App Training Video If you are experiencing any issues with the e-App, check out these helpful hints to
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Automated Underwriting – Our Instant Decision Solution

The application process for our Term Life Express and Living Promise Whole Life Insurance products is simple – no medical exam and only a few health questions. But did you know when you complete the application using our e-Application you will receive an instant underwriting decision? Automated Underwriting, our instant decision solution, provides you an underwriting decision in minutes, if not seconds, while you are completing the application with your client. New to our e-Applications? Check our our producer training videos below. You can select just the chapters that you need assistance on, or if you are brand new, watch
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

The Living Benefits of IUL Express

Indexed Universal Life Express (IUL Express) provides a host of benefits to your clients’ loved ones. The most important one is that their beneficiaries will receive a one-time death benefit in the amount your clients choose, ranging from $25,000 to $300,000.* This death benefit is paid directly to their beneficiaries to replace lost income and maintain their standard of living. In addition to the death benefit, IUL Express policies come with living benefits at no additional cost. The Accelerated Death Benefit Riders for terminal, chronic and critical illness**, may allow your clients to access a portion of the death benefit
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

See How Life Protection Advantage IUL Compares

Life Protection Advantage IUL has competitive long-term no-lapse protection premiums and is also very competitive when solving for premiums that will carry to age 120 at conservative rates. Take a look at our newly-updated flyer that shows a comparison of premiums, as well as a comparison of how long each carriers’ coverage is projected to last at various hypothetical interest rates. Our Life Protection Advantage IUL product also comes with value-added features that many competitors don’t offer. A Guaranteed Refund Option Rider Unlike many other IULs, qualifying Life Protection Advantage IUL policies come with a premium refund option when clients
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

GoldenCare’s CSG Actuarial Tool Now Offers More Value

Great News! Our GoldenCare CSG Actuarial quoting & comparison tool has been expanded to include new features and additional product lines! Users will now have access to the Document Locker and Electronic Scope of Appointment, as well as have the capability to quote & comparison hospital indemnity plans and final expense!   Document Locker and Electronic Scope of Appointment Now you can sign and electronically store Scope of Appointments! CSG Actuarial is helping agents stay compliant and get to the Medicare Advantage sale faster with the Electronic Scope of Appointment and Document Locker. Benefits of using the eSOA: Scopes are
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Hospital Indemnity Plan, Industry News, Life Insurance, and Medicare Supp./Adv..

Underwriting Materials Updated for New Term Conversion Guidelines

On March 18th we announced changes to our term conversion rules on our Term Life Answers fully-underwritten term insurance product. Our new Underwriting Guidelines booklet has been updated with the new term conversion guidelines and is available for ordering through your normal supply channels. And our newly updated Term Conversion Guidelines flyer also gives guidance for both of our term products, Term Life Answers and Term Life Express, regarding: The term conversion periods The conversion products available The compensation paid on conversions If you have any questions about our term products or their conversion privileges, please contact Mutual of Omaha’s
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Term Life Answers Pricing Changes

It’s important that we continually review our product portfolio and make decisions that are in the long-term best interest of our policyholders and our distribution partners. Effective April 1, 2020, we will be updating our Term Life Answers (TLA) product pricing for new issue policies. Our TLA product continues to provide clients with value and we will continue to offer these competitive product features: Age Last Birthday Underwriting FIT Underwriting Credit Program Accelerated Underwriting Program Flyer (for drop ticket applications only) Conversion Priviledges No-Cost Waiver of Premium for Unemployment Rider In addition to the product features above, effective April 1,
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Upcoming Rate Changes for Life Products

We are announcing upcoming changes to our participation rates, cap rates and fixed account rates on our life products. These rate decreases come as a result of the current rate environment and the increased market volatility, which causes an increase in options costs. Effective April 1, 2020, we will be lowering the fixed crediting rate on Income Advantage IUL, Life Protection Advantage IUL, IUL Express and AccumUL Answers. Effective May 10, 2020, we will be making changes to our participation rates and cap rates on our Income Advantage IUL and Life Protection Advantage IUL products. Fixed Crediting Rate Changes Effective
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