Important State of Washington Long-Term Care Rider Announcement

From the Desk of Tess Grace & Marty Johnson We have been closely monitoring the sales volumes and regulatory environment with the Washington Cares Fund. Earlier this month, we announced the preferred deadline to submit applications with the Long-Term Care Rider for our Income Advantage and Life Protection Advantage IUL policies in the state of Washington. After further review, we have made the decision to suspend sales of the Long-Term Care Rider effective immediately in the state of Washington. We will continue to accept applications for the Income Advantage and Life Protection Advantage IUL policies that do not include the
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Categories: COVID-19, Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Important Life Underwriting Update

From the Desk of Marty Johnson Throughout the pandemic, Mutual of Omaha has been continuously evaluating our underwriting and new business practices to support business continuity, deliver a high level of service and maintain our financial strength. I am happy to announce we will be adjusting our temporary guideline changes effective May 24, 2021. These guidelines apply to all fully underwritten life insurance cases and includes all newly submitted and pending in-house cases, whether formal or informal. Acceptance Guidelines Based on Insured’s Issue Age: If the client is age 0-59: The client is eligible for our best risk class Underwriting
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Categories: COVID-19, Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Our Fully-Underwritten Life Products are Now Available on e-App!

We’re pleased to announce that Income Advantage IUL, Life Protection Advantage IUL, and AccumUL Answers are now available on the iPipeline e-Application system. When you submit an e-App, you won’t have to worry about missing a question or form — the system ensures you submit your application in good order. These new products have full e-Application functionality for all riders, except for the Long-Term Care Rider on our IUL products. For IUL applications containing the LTC Rider, you still have the option to submit an e-App and send in the LTC Rider paper application separately. In today’s environment, being able
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Important Life Underwriting Update

Throughout the pandemic, Mutual of Omaha has been continuously evaluating our underwriting and new business practices to support business continuity, deliver a high level of service and maintain our financial strength. As a result, we will be expanding the cases we will accept beginning Thursday, October 1, 2020. The following guidelines will apply to all fully-underwritten life insurance cases. This includes any newly submitted and pending in-house cases, whether formal or informal. Please note, the guidelines below are temporary. International Travel Guidelines All All fully-underwritten life insurance cases where the proposed insured plans to travel or has traveled internationally to
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Categories: COVID-19, Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Improvements to Our Accelerated Underwriting Program

Since we introduced our Accelerated Underwriting program, we have continued to review the program and make enhancements. We are pleased to announce that we are improving our Accelerated Underwriting Program once again. Effectively immediately, we are: Increasing the Accelerated Underwriting maximum issue age from age 55 to age 60 Making the $2 million maximum that was announced in April a permanent increase Our Accelerated Underwriting program is available for Term Life Answers, Income Advantage IUL and Life Protection Advantage IUL. The process is easy. Simply submit a Speed eTicket (drop ticket), ExamOne contacts the client, and we take care of
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Categories: Industry News, Life Insurance, and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).