Accelerate the Underwriting Process for TLA

Accelerated Underwriting for Term Life Answers® speeds up the traditional underwriting process and can provide you with an underwriting decision in 48-72 hours. How does it work? It’s simple. Submit a Speed eTicket (drop ticket). ExamOne will contact your client to complete the health interview. If approved through Accelerated Underwriting, no other requirements are needed – that’s right, NO paramed exam. If not approved through Accelerated Underwriting, no problem, the application will continue down the traditional underwriting path like normal. Our Accelerated Underwriting Program flyer explains the program in detail and can be shared with your agents..   If you
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Your Guide to Selling Critical Advantage℠

There’s nothing complicated about selling Critical Illness, Cancer and Heart Attack & Stroke products in our Critical Advantage portfolio. It’s easy to understand. The policy pays cash upon diagnosis. There are no medical bills to collect and submit It’s easy to sell. With just three knock-out questions for benefits up to $50,000, you know on the spot if a policy can be issued It’s quick to issue. Express underwriting means your policies are issued in a matter of days so you get paid quickly With the Critical Advantage portfolio, clients of almost any age can complement their health plans with
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Categories: Critical Illness, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Have you tried the LTC e-App?

If you haven’t tried the LTC e-App yet, what are you waiting for? Producers that have used the LTC e-App agree it’s the easiest way to submit LTC applications. Some great features of the e-App include: Mistake-proof visual cues let you know your progress and prompt you for missing information Simple e-signature process Auto-save function so none of your information is lost A dashboard shows all applications in process Try the e-App on your next sale and you may never go back to paper. To access the LTC e-App now, click here (login required).   Have you tried the LTC
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Two Ways to See Your State’s Cost of LTC Services

Mutual of Omaha has been providing you with long-term care costs for years, but if you aren’t sure how much your clients may need, use our Cost of Care calculator or Cost of Care Brochure to find out. In fact, they’ve just updated with 2018 numbers! Each tool reflects the costs for Home Health Care, Assisted Living Facility and Nursing Home for private and semi-private room by state.   Two Ways to See Your State’s Cost of LTC Services   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha #costofcare
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

LTC “Underwriting Operation” – Camila’s Story

Another case study as part of our ongoing Underwriting Operation. CASE STUDY: Camila Camila, a 63-year-old woman in Arizona, applied for MutualCare® Custom Solution. She was quoted Select; however, after underwriting review, a Class I rate was offered. During the application process, Camila hadn’t told her agent about a stroke she had 3 years ago which caused a change in rate class. The stroke was discovered when the underwriter reviewed her medical records. The underwriter emailed the agent regarding the rate class change and encouraged the agent to call and discuss options with the client. The agent discussed the rate
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare News – Omaha Family of Companies

Medicare Supplement: Upcoming Med Supp Rate Adjustments Please view the upcoming rate adjustments in DE, IA, GA, OR, SC, VA and WI.   Med supp Summer Sizzle Webinar Questions Please view our answers to the questions we received during the June 25th, Summer Sizzle, webinar.   Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans: Medicare Advantage and Part D Market Overview Released Medicare Advantage Company (MOMAC), Omaha Health Insurance Company (OHIC) and Medicare Advantage Insurance Company of Omaha (MAICO) market overview information has been posted on SPA.   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Fourth of July Office Closing 2019

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates (United of Omaha and United World) will be closed on Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th for Independence Day. Below are the cut-off dates and times and the adjusted pay schedules. Holiday Pay Calculation Schedule Med Supp E-App & All Life Cutoff 3:00 PM Health Cutoff 3:00 PM Long Term Care Cutoff 3:00 PM Direct Deposit (EFT) Available Independence Day, Thursday 7/4/2019 and Friday, 7/5/2019 Monday 7/1/2019 Monday 7/1/2019 Friday 6/28/2019 Friday 6/28/2019 Friday 7/5/2019 Weekly and holiday pay schedules are also available on the Sales Professional Access (SPA) website. If you have
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Categories: Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Holiday Telephone Solicitation Bans for the month of July 2019

Please be aware of the following telephone solicitation bans for the month of July. On Thursday, July 4, 2019: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island, and Utah prohibit unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of Independence Day On Wednesday, July 24, 2019: Utah prohibits unsolicited marketing calls to residents in observance of Pioneer Day Holiday Telephone Solicitation Bans for the month of July 2019   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

June 20th Underwriting Teleconference Recording Now Available

We appreciate your attendance and enjoyed answering all your questions at the second LTC underwriting teleconference. During the call you heard from Aaron Smallwood, Supervisor Underwriting Support for LTC, Demerri Bond, LTC Underwriting Manager, and Allen Gregoire, our Director of Underwriting for all individual health. Didn’t make it? That’s OK! We recorded it for you. Dial this number to listen to the teleconference anytime: (855) 859-2056 | Conference ID: 5172044   Make sure to add the remaining bi-monthly teleconferences to your calendar.   Please email us suggestions on topics or questions you’d like answered before the next call at distribution.marketing@mutualofomaha.com.
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Protecting One’s Largest Investment

Unfortunately, many of your middle-income clients are more likely not prepared for a disruption in their pay – nearly 70 percent of Americans have less than $1,000 in savings and more than one-third have no savings at all. Priority Income Protection® can be their safety net. By providing up to $4,000 in monthly disability income insurance benefits, it’s perfect for middle-income clients. And an easy quote e-application, the application process couldn’t be simpler. Have questions or need a quote? Visit mutualofomaha.com/pip.   Protecting One’s Largest Investment   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).