Have you used our new, enhanced voice signature?

Lumico has recently launched a new voice signature process. The new process is faster and will enable agents to complete the voice signature at the point-of-sale. This eliminates the need for a call-back to the applicant to complete the voice signature process We will be sunsetting the old voice signature process on May 29, 2020. To help get you up to speed, our tip sheet and training guide are here to help. Access the Voice Signature Tip Sheet   Access the Voice Signature Training Guide   Lumico — Insurance Made Clear.   #goldencareagent #lumico
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Categories: Industry News, Lumico, and Medicare Supp./Adv..

Heart Attack & Stroke Insurance Lets Your Clients Focus on Treatment

The numbers are overwhelming, but According to the American Heart Association, every 40 seconds someone in the US suffers a heart attack or a stroke. But, studies also show more people are also surviving these diseases more than ever before. With a Heart Attack & Stroke policy from the Critical Advantage Portfolio, you can help your clients: ✔ Replace lost income ✔ Pay health insurance deductibles and co-pays ✔ Keep up with ongoing living expenses like groceries and house payments Take this opportunity to talk to your clients about the costs a stroke can have on them and their family.
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Categories: Critical Illness, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare Supplement COVID-19 UPDATE

MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT COVID-19 UPDATE POLICY MAILING AND GRACE PERIOD EXTENSION We hope this email finds you and your loved ones doing well. Unprecedented times call for agile solutions. As COVID-19 concerns continue to grow, we want you to know we’re working hard for your business and your clients. Click the link below to see some of the steps we’re taking to respond, including mailing policies directly to clients and extending grace and lapse periods. We’ll update this page regularly, so please bookmark it to stay up to date. View More   Medicare Supplement COVID-19 UPDATE   #goldencareagent #transamerica
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Categories: COVID-19, Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Transamerica.

Email Address on Submitted Applications

This is a reminder to please fill-out your client’s applications completely before submitting for all Mutual of Omaha products. This includes capturing the customer’s email address. We encourage you to use an e-App if it is available for your products. e-Apps are an easy and fast way to submit business and have a field for email address. Most paper applications also have a field for an email address so if you prefer to use a paper application, please make sure you are including the client’s email address if applicable. Thank you for your business.   Email Address on Submitted Applications
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Categories: Critical Illness, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Prospecting Material Can Help You Reach Your Clients

We realize it may be challenging to reach potential and current customers during this time. Mutual of Omaha can help with our consumer prospecting materials. Personalized prospecting materials are available for ordering with your contact information so clients can contact you directly to help them with the coverage they need. Just click on the links below to see the all prospecting material that is available for you. Health Products Critical Advantage self-mailer and postcard Long-Term Care cost of waiting self-mailer and retirement planning self-mailer Priority Income Protection (PIP) self-mailer Life Products Term Life Express (TLE) self-mailer Indexed Universal Life Express
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Categories: Critical Illness, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Important information from Distribution Compensation

As our Distribution Compensation team members are working remotely due to the Coronavirus, it has given us an opportunity to review some of our processes and modernize our approach with our partners. Effective immediately, if you need to contact broker compensation for any reason, please use the following methods: Phone: 1-800-475-4465 Email: broker.compensation@mutualofomaha.com   NOTE: We are no longer able to receive or process any faxes. Please know we are here to support you and your business. Mutual of Omaha remains fully committed to the industry, to you and our customers. Thank you for your continued trust.   Important information
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Categories: COVID-19, Critical Illness, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Important Updates from Customer Service

At Mutual of Omaha, we exist for our customers. That’s why we want you to know that we’re closely monitoring the global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and taking precautionary measures to promote the health and safety of our customers and associates. Although our physical location is closed, we have implemented measures so that business remains as usual for customers. Our associates are working remotely taking calls and processing customer requests. This article includes information regarding: Extending grace periods Processing of policy claims during an extended grace period Life insurance policy coverage during a pandemic Changes to duplicate policy request processing Self-service
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Categories: COVID-19, Critical Illness, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

2020 Med Supp Buyer’s Guides

The 2020 buyer’s guides, Choosing a Medigap Policy: A Guide to Health Insurance for People with Medicare and the Wisconsin Guide to Health Insurance for People with Medicare have been released. Regarding the Wisconsin buyers guide (337129_2020) The guide is print-on-demand and is available today for ordering. It may be ordered individually or in the Wisconsin Med supp sales kit. It will be updated in the e-App documents on March 26 It is also available now on Sales Professional Access (SPA) mutualofomaha.com/broker Forms and Materials to view and download. Regarding the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Med supp
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

2nd Quarter Broker Bonus Incentive Program

You can make even more bucks on your Medicare supplement underwritten business through our 2020 2nd Quarter Broker Bonus Program. Here are the nuts and bolts: Qualification Period: Bonus Program period is from April 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020. Eligible states: Payment will be made on qualified applications in the following states: Alabama Illinois Nebraska Ohio Texas Arizona Iowa Nevada Oklahoma Utah Colorado Kentucky New Jersey Oregon Virginia Florida Louisiana New Mexico Pennsylvania West Virginia Georgia Maryland North Carolina South Dakota Wyoming Idaho Mississippi North Dakota Tennessee     Qualifying Apps: All Medicare supp applications, any state, any Plan
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare Supplement Insurance Premium Rate Changes

Transamerica Premier Life Insurance Company will be implementing Medicare Supplement insurance premium rate changes in the following states for new sales and in force policies. The in force policies that are impacted were originally underwritten by Transamerica Premier Life Insurance Company. State Plan Adjusted Percentage Upload Date New Rate Effective Date District of Columbia A, F, G, N 7.5% increase 2/20/2020 4/1/2020 Delaware A, F G N 9% increase 7% increase 0% increase 2/20/2020 5/1/2020 Idaho A, F, G, N 15% increase 2/20/2020 5/1/2020 Kansas A, F, G, N 10% increase 2/20/2020 5/1/2020 Maryland A, F, G N 7.5% increase
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Transamerica.