Updated Massachusetts Medicare Documents

Updated Massachusetts Medicare Documents The commonwealth (state) of Massachusetts has revised the Massachusetts Medicare documents that must be left with applicants prior to completing the application. Effective May 14, 2021, the following changes are being implemented for Massachusetts Application documents. New Replaces A Massachusetts Consumer’s Guide to Medicare (2021) Massachusetts Bulletin for People with Medicare Guide to Choosing a Medigap Policy (2021) Guide to Health Insurance for People with Medicare (2020)   The updated documents will be available on the EssentialLTC Agent Resource Center under the Massachusetts application documents on May 14, 2021. This can be accessed by selecting the
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and National Guardian Life.

NGL – EssentialLTC Update

Annual Statements In the coming weeks, we will begin generating yearly statements on the anniversary date of inforce policies. The statement will provide the insured with policy information, coverage information, two privacy statements and a briefing on NGL’s financial strength. If you are the agent of record on a policy when the statement is generated, then you will receive a copy for your records.   EssentialLTC Product Introduction Guide Looking for an overview of the features and benefits that EssentialLTC can provide your clients? The EssentialLTC Product Introduction Guide provides all of this in one place. It gives a breakdown
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and National Guardian Life.

NGL solidifies its commitment to Long Term Care insurance and gaining additional market share

With it’s recent upgrade to A (Excellent) from AM Best, National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL) is looking toward the future and solidifying its commitment to the Long Term Care insurance (LTCi) industry with its EssentialLTC long term care product. NGL believes that its diverse product mix, and history of financial strength and stability make it a go-to-choice for LTCi that customers can personalize within their budget. “As we look to the future, NGL is committed to further its expansion of our distribution into the long term care marketplace. NGL’s upgraded A (Excellent) rating from AM Best means we can
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and National Guardian Life.

NGL EssentialLTC StrateCision Update

EssentialLTC Update EssentialLTC in StrateCision The enhanced version of EssentialLTC has been approved for use in StrateCision’s programs.   VitalLTC updates coming soon We are still testing the VitalLTC updates. You will be notified when the updates are complete.   1035 Exchange Flyer Don’t forget that you can fund EssentialLTC by a tax-free 1035 Exchange. Click here to download the 1035 Exchange Flyer. It gives you valuable background information on 1035 Exchanges, reasons for doing them and it shows how NGL’s EssentialLTC can be funded with a 1035 Exchange. You can also reference the Agent Guide for a full breakdown
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and National Guardian Life.

Improvements to the Underwriting Call Center Prompts

Beginning Thursday, April 15th, you will hear new prompts when you contact our Underwriting Call Center. One of the most notable enhancements is if you are calling for an Underwriting Risk Assessment (pre-screening). You will now be able to bypass the Underwriting Call Center and go directly to the appropriate underwriting team for Express Life, Fully-Underwritten Life, Disability Income and Express Health. Why are these changes being made? Mutual of Omaha began introducing the Amazon Web Services phone platform just over two years ago; and, this platform has opened up additional capabilities for our company’s call routing strategies. It also
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Categories: Critical Illness, Dental, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

EssentialLTC – Underwriting Guide Update

Underwriting Guide Update As part of the recent product enhancements that took place on April 1, 2021 in 38 states, we have released an updated Underwriting Guide dated 03.21. The new guide reflects the new Premier rate class structure, has added items based on your feedback and has more conditions listed in greater detail. The guidelines in the updated guide are applicable to applications in all states, regardless of which version of EssentialLTC they use. Some notable updates include: Guidelines for a family history of dementia       More details for elevated blood pressure       More details
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and National Guardian Life.

Updated EssentialLTC Materials

Updated EssentialLTC Materials Keep yourself up to date with all that NGL EssentialLTC has to offer with updated training materials on the Agent Resource Center. Each item is designed to help you share the benefit of this invaluable product with your clients! Here are the updated pieces: Agent Guide LTCi for Almost Any Business Premier Underwriting Guide Product Comparison Product Features and Sales Ideas Production Introduction Guide Product Summary Sales Guide State Variation Listing Worksite Process and Resources 1035 Exchange Flyer NGL is committed to the LTCi market and will continue to bring you updated training materials and consumer pieces.
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and National Guardian Life.

Important EssentialLTC update

Important Consumer Brochure update We are currently reworking our EssentialLTC Consumer Brochure to reflect the April 1, 2021 product enhancements. Effective on April 1 in the states listed below, please do not distribute the current version of the brochure as it will no longer be in compliance. A new version of the brochure will be made available on the Agent Resource Center in the coming weeks. You will be notified of this in a follow up communication. States affected by product enhancements: AK, AL, AR, CO, GA, IA, ID, IL, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS,
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and National Guardian Life.

Holiday Video Greetings Inside!

At the end an unprecedented year, it’s important to take time to enjoy family, friends and some downtime. There’s nothing like the holiday season to remind us what’s important and help us recharge for the new year ahead. Happy Holidays to you and your family! Enjoy these personal video greetings from your Sales Team:       Holiday Video Greetings Inside!   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).