2020 Life Product Changes: Transition Rules

Effective January 1, 2020, we will be making changes to our life product portfolio, including discontinuing our Guaranteed Universal Life product, repricing our Level and Graded Living Promise Whole Life final expense products, repricing our Term Life Express Non-ROP product and discontinuing our Term Life Express 20-Year ROP product. Below is a summary of the transition rules. More information on these product changes and transition rules can be found in our 2020 Life Product Changes Frequently Asked Questions document.   GUL and TLE 20-Year ROP policies: You will still be able to submit applications for GUL and TLE 20-year ROP
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

December 19th LTC Underwriting Teleconference: Other Than Applied

Have you added the next LTC Underwriting Teleconference to your calendar yet? Don’t miss December’s Topic: What Happens With Other Than Applied Our Final Underwriting Teleconference is scheduled for Thursday, December 19, 2019, 10 a.m. CST When: Thursday, December 19th at 10 am Central Conference Number: 1-866-220-3018 Conference ID: 9182458 Check out this flyer for all the details.   Do you have questions on the topic, or do you have something you’d like to discuss? Email distribution.marketing@mutualofomaha.com prior to the teleconference.   December 19th LTC Underwriting Teleconference: Other Than Applied   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Custom and Secure Brochures Now Available in California

The redesigned MutualCare® Custom and Secure consumer brochures are now available for the state of California. Please discontinue use of old materials. To view/print the redesigned CA MutualCare® Custom Solution brochure, click the image to the left or click here. The new pieces are also available to order through your normal ordering channels.   Custom and Secure Brochures Now Available in California   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare News – Omaha Family of Companies

Medicare Supplement: Upcoming Rate Adjustments Upcoming rate adjustments for IL and MO.   Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans: PDP Application Clarification See clarification regarding Mutual of Omaha RX Enrollment Form.   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Cancer Insurance Pays a Lump-Sum Payment for Out-of-Pocket Costs

We all know someone who has received a cancer diagnosis. But in today’s world, a diagnosis does not mean all hope is lost. With advances in medical treatment, most of the people diagnosed will survive and live several more years. With cancer insurance from Mutual of Omaha you can help your clients focus on their recovery by offering them a policy that has a lump-sum payment that can be used for any out-of-pocket expense including: Replacing last income High deductibles Everyday expenses like bills and groceries Use this flyer to show your clients how cancer insurance can help fill their
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Categories: Critical Illness, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Be the First to See Our New LTC Consumer Video

We’re excited to debut something you’ve been asking for: a new consumer video designed to help you introduce the need for LTCi. Show it in a face-to-face setting. Include it as the kick-off for an LTC seminar. Attach it to an email prior to meeting with a client. Use it to generate interest so people will want to meet with you. Despite LTC Awareness Month being behind us, put this video to work for you and keep the momentum going!   Be the First to See Our New LTC Consumer Video   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Email Submission for Paper Applications

Sending a fax can be time-consuming and frustrating, that’s why we are pleased to announce paper applications can now be submitted via email. This update is effective immediately and available for all Life products and Health products, excluding Medicare Supplement, Medicare Advantage, Prescription Drug Plans and Long Term Care. While this new capability will streamline the submission process there are some very important steps to follow in order to make sure applications are being submitted correctly and securely. Please ensure you follow this guide when submitting new business and additional requirements via email. Thank you for your business and if
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Categories: Critical Illness, Dental, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Understanding your Exposure with Telephone Solicitations

Telephone solicitations are an important aspect of insurance marketing. Unfortunately, this has become a high-risk endeavor. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, better known as the TCPA, was enacted to protect consumers from unwanted telemarketing calls and faxes. It imposes liability in the form of regulatory fines and incentivizes private plaintiffs to pursue claims with statutory damages of $500 to $1,500 per call, with no limit. Attorneys’ fees for defending TCPA actions can easily reach hundreds of thousands of dollars and multi-million dollar settlements are, unfortunately, a common occurrence. Agents and brokers are expected, and contractually required, to act
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Categories: Industry News and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Holiday Telephone Solicitation Bans for the Month of December 2019

Please be aware of the following holidays requiring a holiday telephone solicitation ban for the month of December. On Tuesday, December 24, 2019: Louisiana prohibits unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of a Governor declared holiday for Christmas Eve On Wednesday, December 25, 2019: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Utah prohibit unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of Christmas On Tuesday, December 31, 2019: Louisiana prohibits unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of a Governor declared holiday for New Year’s Eve Holiday Telephone Solicitation Bans for the Month of December 2019   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Real Win– Why Choose Mutual of Omaha for DI?

Planning for the Unexpected Margaret, a married 30-year-old female, lives in the Midwest. In her profession as a nurse practitioner she sees individuals becoming sick and injured daily and knows why having an income protection plan is important. Her employer does not currently offer any disability benefits to their employees, so she began to research individual coverage for herself. As a member of the medical field, she was aware of the statistics with disabilities among those in her profession and knew that this plan was important to have for her and her family should an unexpected life event happen. During
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).