Help Clients Preserve Their Estate with the LTC Rider

Many people work a lifetime to accumulate assets to pave the way for a comfortable retirement and to leave an inheritance for their children. The last thing anyone wants is to see their hard-earned savings depleted to pay for long-term care services. Long-term care services, however, can quickly erode a client’s assets. The Help Preserve Your Client’s Estate sales idea discusses the need for long-term care services. It also includes a case study that examines the impact a life insurance policy with a long-term care rider can have on a client’s estate using two contrasting scenarios. For even more information
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

New Blood-Borne Pathogen Test Consent Form in Washington

Beginning June 11, 2020, the state of Washington is requiring the HIV Consent Form to be replaced with a new Blood-Borne Pathogen Test Informed Consent Form. The Washington fully-underwritten life insurance application packets have already been updated to include the new form. We encourage you to update your application packets as soon as possible to ensure you are using the correct forms. If you have printed versions of the Washington application packets, please replace the HIV Consent form with the new Blood-Borne Pathogen Test Informed Consent Form. If you need new fully-underwritten application kits in Washington, you can either download
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

LTC Riders: Understanding the Differences in Design

Our LTC Rider on Income Advantage IUL and Life Protection Advantage IUL follows what is known as a reimbursement rider model. Many other companies use an indemnity model. Knowing the difference is important. Here’s a basic definition: Indemnity — Policyowner can take rider benefits up to the maximum monthly benefit limit regardless of the actual expenses incurred. Reimbursement — Policyowner is reimbursed based on actual expenses incurred by the insured, up to the maximum monthly benefit limit. At first glance based on the definitions alone, an indemnity rider may seem like the obvious choice, that your client has access to
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

A Sales Idea Using Both the LTC and Chronic Illness Riders

Our Income Advantage IUL and Life Protection Advantage IUL policies now offer a Long-Term Care Rider in addition to an Accelerated Death Benefit for Chronic Illness Rider. In some cases, it may benefit your clients to choose both riders. Although both riders can’t be added to the same policy, your clients have the option to split a larger policy into two. And, only one application is needed – you just need to include instructions on the application regarding the client’s intent to split the policy. Take a look at the sales idea flyer to see a case study that shows
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Our LTC Rider Helps Clients Preserve Their Independence

When the need for long-term care arises, your clients’ primary concerns will be protecting their assets and preserving their independence. Our LTC Rider on Income Advantage IUL and Life Protection Advantage IUL helps your clients to do just that. We offer benefit payment options of 1%, 2% and even as high as 4% on face amounts up to $1.25 million. This allows your clients to purchase up to $50,000 in monthly LTC Rider benefits. And what’s even better, your clients are protected by a company with a proven track record. Mutual of Omaha has offered traditional LTCi for over 30
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

The LTC Rider is Now Approved in the District of Columbia

On September 1, agents selling in the District of Columbia will now have an additional option to help meet clients’ long-term care planning needs. The new Long-Term Care Rider will be available for you on our Income Advantage and Life Protection Advantage Indexed Universal Life (IUL) insurance policies. The LTC Rider provides: Benefits for Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Home Health Care and Adult Day Care Maximum total benefits up to 100% of the initial specified death benefit 1%, 2% or 4% monthly acceleration percentages One-time, 90 calendar-day elimination period Automatic issue of the Chronic Illness Rider if the client doesn’t
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

LTC Riders: Understanding the Differences in Design

Our LTC Rider on Income Advantage IUL and Life Protection Advantage IUL follows what is known as a reimbursement rider model. Many other companies use an indemnity model. Knowing the difference is important. Here’s a basic definition: Indemnity — Policyowner can take rider benefits up to the maximum monthly benefit limit regardless of the actual expenses incurred. Reimbursement — Policyowner is reimbursed based on actual expenses incurred by the insured, up to the maximum monthly benefit limit. At first glance based on the definitions alone, an indemnity rider may seem like the obvious choice, that your client has access to
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).