LTC New Business Rate Refresh and Benefit Changes for Additional States (NY, MT)

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 November 1, 2021, we will be implementing these changes in two additional states. Impacted States Montana and New York Rate Adjustments Premium adjustments may vary by age, sex and benefit selection. You may view the new rates by
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The Changing Landscape of Long-Term Care Planning

LTCi Remains Firmly Rooted as Viable Option When it comes to planning for LTC, consumers have more choices than ever before. But if they’re looking for the least expensive option, more comprehensive and generous benefits and other features like care coordination and inflation protection, then a traditional LTCi policy may be their best option. Traditional Policy Advantages: The least expensive way to fund long-term care services, providing strong value for the consumer Benefits are more comprehensive and generous than those provided by combined products Flexible policies provide coverage during the progression of care Provides known coverage amounts on day one
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Find Ways to Help LTC Claims Go Smoothly

Agents can be extremely helpful during during the claims process. Here are some recommendations for ways you can help the entire process go smoothly for your clients: Make sure you are familiar with the benefits of the policy so you can remind your clients and their families how it works and what services may be covered. This includes: A general understanding of all policy benefits A specific understanding of hospice care and respite care benefits since these are particularly stressful situations where agents typically get involved Become familiar with the claims intake process so you can help clients initiate a
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August 2021: Coverage That Endures

Protection That Endures In the coming months, Mutual of Omaha will be kicking off a campaign reiterating their commitment to LTCi. View a message from Corri Campbell, Mutual of Omaha’s National Sales Director, below:   Watch the Video   If you have any questions, please contact your Mutual of Omaha’s Sales Support at (800) 693-6083 or email sales.support@mutualofomaha.com.   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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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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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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On Demand Webinar Training Series

Watch our LTCi Training Series on demand! To watch on demand, follow the steps below: Click the webinar link. Register for the on-demand event (or enter your email address). View the presentation! Topics are listed below: Back to the Basics of LTCi: Go back to the basics with a product overview and the history of long-term care insurance. Sales and Marketing Process and the Tools You Can Use: Get to know your LTC sales and marketing team as they share the “Six Steps of the LTCi Sales Process” and the tools you can use. All About Underwriting: Learn more about
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