Tom Randall’s Call to Action: Start the Long-Term Care conversation NOW!

From the Desk of Tom Randall Regardless of Which State They Live In…  the WA Cares Fund Program MATTERS to Your Clients! It’s Very Important You Understand the New Washington Cares Fund Program. Here’s why, and what you need to tell your clients and prospects! Effective 1/1/22, Washington workers will pay an EXTRA tax of $0.58 per every $100 of earnings… with NO Maximum Limit! If you make $100,000, you would owe an EXTRA $580 tax/year… Even at $50,000, that’s an EXTRA $290 tax/year Worked harder? If you’re at $500,000, that’s an EXTRA $2900/year! For that EXTRA $290 – $2900 tax/year,
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Tom Randall’s Call to Action: Start the Long-Term Care conversation NOW!

From the Desk of Tom Randall Regardless of Which State They Live In…  the WA Cares Fund Program MATTERS to Your Clients! It’s Very Important You Understand the New Washington Cares Fund Program. Here’s why, and what you need to tell your clients and prospects! Effective 1/1/22, Washington workers will pay an EXTRA tax of $0.58 per every $100 of earnings… with NO Maximum Limit! If you make $100,000, you would owe an EXTRA $580 tax/year… Even at $50,000, that’s an EXTRA $290 tax/year Worked harder? If you’re at $500,000, that’s an EXTRA $2900/year! For that EXTRA $290 – $2900 tax/year,
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Updated Hours of Operation for the Client Interview Team

Our Client Interview Team will continue to offer expanded operating hours Monday – Thursday for your convenience. NEW Operating Hours (Effective 8/1/2021) Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (CT) Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (CT) Client Interview Team The Client Interview team supports client personal health history interviews for the following product lines: Simplified Issue Life Fully Underwritten Life Critical Illness Disability Income Contact (800) 775-3000: Simplified Issue Life, Fully Underwritten Life, Critical Illness and Disability Income Interviews (800) 749-8652: Disability Income Customer-Assisted e-App Interviews ONLY If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your Sales
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Categories: Critical Illness, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Long-Term Care Rider Minimum Face Amount Increase in the State of WA

Effective Thursday, July 22, 2021, for the State of Washington ONLY, Mutual of Omaha is increasing the minimum face amount required on all IUL insurance policy applications that include the long-term care rider to $250,000. This action is being taken to prevent individuals from applying for a life insurance policy with LTC to avoid the Washington State’s Long-Term Care Trust Act payroll tax deduction with no intention of keeping the policy in force. Mutual of Omaha has a responsibility to our policyholders and distribution partners to ensure our product offerings are used as designed, offering lasting life insurance and LTC
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Who is the IUL Express Client?

People often ask us who this product is designed for or who the target market is. The truth is, the IUL Express product is versatile. It is flexible enough to work for a wide variety of your clients’ needs, but it’s one thing for us to say it and another thing for us to demonstrate it. So, we asked one of our sales directors to pull a random sampling of 10 cases all placed in one single day. Even we were surprised by the flexibility of the IUL Express product. Watch this short IUL Express video to see what we
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Call to Action: Start the Long-Term Care conversation NOW!

From the Desk of Tom Randall Regardless of Which State They Live In…  the WA Cares Fund Program MATTERS to Your Clients! It’s Very Important You Understand the New Washington Cares Fund Program. Here’s why, and what you need to tell your clients and prospects! Effective 1/1/22, Washington workers will pay an EXTRA tax of $0.58 per every $100 of earnings… with NO Maximum Limit! If you make $100,000, you would owe an EXTRA $580 tax/year… Even at $50,000, that’s an EXTRA $290 tax/year Worked harder? If you’re at $500,000, that’s an EXTRA $2900/year! For that EXTRA $290 – $2900 tax/year,
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare Solutions – Omaha Family of Companies

Medicare Supplement: Upcoming Rate Adjustments Review upcoming rate adjustments in various states.   August Rate Release View the new rates for Alaska, Alabama, Missouri, Michigan, and Wisconsin effective August 1, 2021.   Why Choose Mutual of Omaha? Mutual of Omaha has a long-standing commitment to help you meet the needs of your senior-age clients, with our extensive Medicare Solutions Product Portfolio.   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Dental, Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Exciting News Regarding Income Advantage IUL – 7702 & GRO Rider

Have you heard the news? Mutual of Omaha’s Income Advantage IUL product is now compliant with section 7702 as of July 8, 2021. This change has dramatically increased our competitive position in the “Cash Accumulation/Income” IUL marketplace. In addition, to our competitive position, the Income Advantage has some of the lowest internal costs in the industry. When you combine the GRO rider, low cost structure, competitive income values and our no cost Chronic/Terminal Illness or available LTC rider, the Income Advantage IUL should be considered one of your top “go to” IUL products. This change comes as a result of
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare Solutions – Omaha Family of Companies

Medicare Supplement: Upcoming Rate Adjustments Review upcoming rate adjustments in various states.   A New Perk from Mutual of Omaha Mutual of Omaha has partnered with Aloe Care Health to bring your clients another perk, at a discounted rate.   Make a Splash with Our Summer Sizzle Incentive Program Help your Medicare-Age clients find the Medicare supplement and dental options they need, to make your summer sales sizzle!   New Medicare Supplement Plans in Washington Offer your clients in Washington new competitive Medicare supplement rates effective July 22, 2021.   Dental: Lower Dental Rates in New Mexico Effective August 1,
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Categories: Dental, Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Long-Term Care Insurance Case Monitoring Update

From the Desk of Allen Gregoire Mutual of Omaha is pleased to announce the long-term care back-office data entry of applications has returned to normal processing times. Applications and all case status updates are now visible on Sales Professional Access (SPA), including application received date. Note: Due to the ongoing influx of business, telephone interview availability is limited. Currently, interviews are being schedule 2-3 weeks out from when requested by underwriting. We encourage you and your agents to check SPA to review your case status updates as our teams work diligently to process your LTCi cases as quickly as possible.
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Categories: COVID-19, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).