LTC New Business Rate Refresh and Benefit Changes for Additional States

As a leading long-term care insurance carrier, Mutual of Omaha has a responsibility to our policyholders and distribution partners to ensure our pricing strategy and product offerings are in line with industry trends, internal claims data and the economic environment. Last year, Mutual of Omaha began implementing new rates and benefit option changes to the MutualCare Solutions Portfolio in approved states. Effective August 1, 2021, we will be implementing these changes in three additional states. Impacted States District of Columbia, Hawaii and New Jersey Rate Adjustments Premium adjustments may vary by age, sex and benefit selection. You may view the
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ATTENTION FLORIDA AGENTS: Optional HHC Rider Now Available

Effective June 1, 2021, Mutual of Omaha implemented pricing and benefit changes in four additional states (DC, FL, ND & SD). In Florida, however, one additional change was made to enhance the product offering. When the MutualCare® Solutions LTCi products were launched in 2013, the Florida State Department of Insurance approved a state-specific version which did not allow the optional Waiver of Elimination Period for Home Health Care rider to be offered. Exciting News! Mutual of Omaha is pleased to announce that, as of June 1, 2021, Florida MutualCare® Solutions LTCi policies can now be sold including this optional rider!
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LTC New Business Rate Refresh and Benefit Changes in Additional States

As a leading long-term care insurance carrier, Mutual of Omaha has a responsibility to our policyholders and distribution partners to ensure our pricing strategy and product offerings are in line with industry trends, internal claims data and the economic environment. Last year, Mutual of Omaha began implementing new rates and benefit option changes to the MutualCare Solutions Portfolio in approved states. Effective June 1, 2021, we will be implementing these changes in four additional states. Impacted States Delaware, Florida, North Dakota and South Dakota Rate Adjustments Premium adjustments may vary by age, sex and benefit selection. You may view the
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Rate Refresh Partner Allowance Guidelines

Mutual of Omaha is allowing a 6-month period for policyholders to receive the “Partner – Both Issued” allowance when partners are issued policies with two different rates (one issued pre rate refresh, one issued post rate refresh). The rule will only apply if the second partner’s policy is issued within 6 months of the rate refresh effective date. Below are scenarios based on a state with a rate refresh implementation date of September 1, 2020 and a six-month deadline of March 1, 2021. Partner A is issued a policy with old rates. The 15% “Partner – One Issued” allowance applies
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ATTENTION AGENTS! LTC New Business Rate Refresh and Benefit Changes in Additional States

As a leading long-term care insurance carrier, Mutual of Omaha has a responsibility to our policyholders and distribution partners to ensure our pricing strategy and product offerings are in line with industry trends, internal claims data and the economic environment. Last year, Mutual of Omaha began implementing new rates and benefit option changes to the MutualCare Solutions Portfolio in approved states. Effective June 1, 2021, we will be implementing these changes in four additional states. Impacted States Delaware, Florida, North Dakota and South Dakota Rate Adjustments Premium adjustments may vary by age, sex and benefit selection. You may view the
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Strength Through Teamwork – Association Marketing

We’ve updated our Association Marketing materials. Our new flyers and brochures are a great way for you tell the story about our how long-term care products can benefit association members. Getting Started This brochure provides some of the key reasons and ways you can grow your business by working with associations, including which products you can offer.   The Guidelines This flyer lists association requirements and provides a step-by-step association approval process, from submitting a proposal to receiving approval.   For more details and additional materials, visit our dedicated Association Marketing page on Sales Professional Access.   Strength Through Teamwork
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Start the LTCi Conversation

Start the Long-Term Care Conversation Three Simple Approaches: Asking these simple questions often is a good way to get people talking about their families, their finances and their plans for the future. Who do you know? “If you’re like most people, you probably know someone who’s needed long-term care services. Maybe you’ve been a caregiver yourself. Either way, you know the emotional, physical and financial toll it can take on the family. Let’s make sure that doesn’t happen to your family.”   What’s your plan? “Most people tell me their plan is to live a long life, but they often
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REMINDER: Rate Refresh Partner Allowance Guidelines

Mutual of Omaha is allowing a 6-month period for policyholders to receive the “Partner – Both Issued” allowance when partners are issued policies with two different rates (one issued pre rate refresh, one issued post rate refresh). The rule will only apply if the second partner’s policy is issued within 6 months of the rate refresh effective date. Below are scenarios based on a state with a rate refresh implementation date of September 1, 2020 and a six-month deadline of March 1, 2021. Partner A is issued a policy with old rates. The 15% “Partner – One Issued” allowance applies
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

LTC New Business Rate Refresh and Benefit Changes for Additional States

As a leading long-term care insurance carrier, Mutual of Omaha has a responsibility to our policyholders and distribution partners to ensure our pricing strategy and product offerings are in line with industry trends, internal claims data and the economic environment. Last year, Mutual of Omaha began implementing new rates and benefit option changes to the MutualCare Solutions Portfolio in approved states. Effective March 1, 2021, we will be implementing these changes in four additional states. Impacted States Arizona, Connecticut, Indiana and Vermont Rate Adjustments Premium adjustments may vary by age, sex and benefit selection. You may view the new rates
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December LTC Claims Webinar – Register Now!

WE’RE HOSTING AN LTC WEBINAR SERIES Join your Mutual of Omaha Claims Team as we cover what happens come claim time. The event is scheduled for Thursday, December 17, 2020 Start Time: 10:30 AM Central Duration: 30 minutes REGISTER NOW!   If you have any questions, please contact Mutual of Omaha’s Sales Support at (800) 693-6083 or email sales.support@mutualofomaha.com.   December LTC Claims Webinar – Register Now!   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha #longtermcare
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